Texas-Mexican Presbytery Records - 255 Matching Results

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[Side of a Wood-Slatted Manse]

Description: Photograph of the side of a wood-slatted manse with five windows. The building spans the entire width of the image. There are weeds growing up the side of the building, and large trees are visible behind the building in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos manse".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Three Hispanic Girls Visiting at a Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of three Hispanic girls standing together and visiting in front of a grocery store. The girls are all wearing printed bell dresses. One girl is standing across from the other two with her hands held above her head. The dark brick grocery store behind her has shrubs and bushes in front of it. There are also several slabs of glass bottles piled on top of each other. A small brick building is visible directly behind the store in the background. The window on the side of a lightly-colored wood building is cut off on the far left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Sinton - Pres-Mex. girls inviting children to attend S.S. in Sinton. 10/15/50"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Hispanic People Facing Each Other]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman in a floral-printed dress and a Hispanic man wearing a suit and tie standing on a wooden platform and facing each other. There is a wood-slatted wall with a large framed window behind the woman on the left-hand side of the image. A small building with one window is clearly visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sinton. Miss Beatríz Fernández and Rev. Palmer Deloteus talk over plans for extensión work in Sinton. Taken in front of small building used for mission work. 10/15/50".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Six Hispanic Children Standing on the Side of a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of six young children standing together in a row at the edge of a raised porch. The porch is attached to a wood-slatted building with a large, framed window on the right-hand side of the image. Leaning against the building there is a young boy wearing a light collared shirt. Standing next to him on the right-hand side of the image is a slightly taller boy, three younger boys, and an older girl. All of the children are holding pieces of paper. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sinton. 10/15/50 Beginnings of a new work in Sinton, operated by Pres. Mex. students"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Seven Toddlers Sitting on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven toddlers sitting on the steps of a porch. The three boys and four girls are all wearing matching light-colored outfits, socks, and running shoes. The concrete porch they are sitting on is attached to a wood-slatted building with a front door on the left-hand side of the image and two windows directly behind the children. The grassy yard around the house is visible in the foreground and in the background on the right-hand side of the image. There is also a swing set beside the house as well as some other structures which are visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Faft. - manse that burned".
Date: December 21, 1946
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Crowd in Front of an Open Church Entrance]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic church-goers standing in a crowd in front of the entrance to their church. Most of the people in the group are facing the church, and there are a couple more smaller groups scattered throughout the image. The church building has a tall belfry that is connected to the double-door entrance and cut off at the top of the image. The building continues along the back right-hand side of the image, where there is another back entrance. There is a car parked in front of the church also on the far right-hand side. There is a camera attached to a tripod in the foreground across the dirt road from the church. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Taft, Texas 2nd Presby Church. [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]".
Date: March 29, 1947
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Family Standing Outside for a Group Picture]

Description: Photograph of a group of family members dressed in formal clothing. There are five women and two men standing together in a line; they are all looking toward the direction of the camera. The women are all wearing sleeved dresses that reach past the knee, and the men are wearing suits. Everyone has a large ribbon pinned to their chests. The group is standing outside in front of a light-colored building visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mackay J.G. Cavagos & family". There is also a faded publisher stamp underneath the writing.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Portrait of Hispanic Children]

Description: Photograph of a group portrait of school-age Hispanic children and two adults. There are three rows of children standing, kneeling, and sitting on the ground and facing the camera. There is a young woman standing at the end of the middle row to the right, and a man standing at the opposite end on the left. Most of the children are smiling and many have their hands on their faces. There is a small building visible in the background on the right-hand side. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to: "Hm Cawpbell. Here is a photo that mother took of E.D. McAllen on the second of October. There was nothing more than sending them out. McAllen - Oct. 1935 A Fernández".
Date: October 1935
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Reading a Book Behind a Podium]

Description: Photograph of a man standing behind a podium and reading a book that he is holding. There is a lace-draped piano to the left of him, and a potted plant next to him. There is a wire stretched across the wall behind the man and another one connected to the podium. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mercedes".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Speaking Behind a Podium at an Annex]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man standing behind a lace-draped podium and facing the camera. There are four visible men sitting on benches against the wall to the speaker's right; they are all watching the him. To the speaker's left, there is a lace-draped piano with potted plants sitting atop it. Directly behind the speaker and the podium, there is an open doorway to another room. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mercedes - Dedication of Annex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Three Carved Chairs Against a Wood-grain Wall]

Description: Photograph of three ornately carved wooden chairs sitting against a decorative wood-grain wall. The tips of a potted plant is visible in the foreground, and there appears to be repeated motifs carved into the wall behind. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1952
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Three Carved Chairs and Potted Plants on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of three ornately carved wooden chairs positioned atop a raised platform. The chairs are surrounded by a myriad of healthy-looking potted plants and shrubs. There is what looks like a rectangular patterned banner in front of the middle chair. Both the floor and the walls surrounding are made of wood. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mexican Church Mercedes 1952".
Date: 1952
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Couple Standing Together in a Garden]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic couple standing together in a garden. Both people are facing and smiling at the camera. The man is dressed in a dark suit and a patterned tie, and the woman is wearing an ankle-length skirt and a button-up belted jacket with lace trimmings. Both the man and the woman are wearing a large ribbon on the left side of their chests. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Rev. & Mrs. J. de la Luz C. Guerrero Mercedes, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of Five Men Standing in a Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of five men standing together in a group. The portrait is zoomed in so only above the waists and busts are visible. The men are all wearing suits and rectangular ribbons on their chests; most of them are smiling. There is scattered and faded handwriting on the back of the photograph, and the only names that are fully legible read "Elano Garza", "Roberto García", and "Juan de la Cerda".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Large Congregation]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation seated in rows which face the camera. The large seated group mostly consists of women and children, while several men stand behind against the wall. There are four large windows visible both in the background and on the right-hand side of the image. In the foreground, there are two men looking down and facing the audience. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mercedes".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Lined Up at the Side of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people stand in line along the side of a sided building. Most of the people in the group, which mostly consists of women, are looking at the camera and smiling. Everyone is dressed in their church attire. There is a beam and wire fence which contains the line at the side of the building. People are visible inside the building through the four open windows. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Convención, Mercedes 1950 ?".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Hispanic Girl Standing in a Convention Line]

Description: Photograph of a young woman standing in a crowded line for a convention. She is wearing a white blouse and is looking past the camera. There is another girl standing next to her who is looking at the camera and smiling. The slatted building which the line is standing against is visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Mercedes".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People Lined Up Outside of a House]

Description: Photograph of people lined up in front of a small lightly colored house. The line leads up to a canopy that stands in front of the house. There is a man in a suit standing under the canopy and gesturing toward the line, which cuts off at the foreground of the photograph. There are children sitting and playing at the side of the house, and a woman stands in the doorway watching them. There is another wood-slatted building visible next to the house on the left-hand side of the image. There is faint handwriting visible on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Men Standing at a Podium]

Description: Photograph of a man standing on a stage behind a podium. The man is turned to the left and talking to another man on the stage. The podium has a large decorative drapery over the front, and there are two large decorative wreaths and a pot of flowers in front of it. There is a black smudge on the back of the photograph as well as a handwritten note that reads, "Mercedes, 5-3-53".
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Pointing to an Engraved Plaque]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man pointing to a specific line on an engraved plaque. The man is standing on a stage and is facing toward the left-hand side of the image. The top of a piano is visible in front of the man's feet. The foreground is made up of the top of heads of people watching the man. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Revealing an Engraved Plaque]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man and a boy lifting the covering off of an engraved plaque. The man and the boy is standing on a stage and is facing toward the left-hand side of the image. The top of a piano is visible in front of the man's feet. The foreground is made up of the top of heads of people watching. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Unveiling of plaque in Mercedes 5/3/53.
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a light-colored, wood slatted Presbyterian church. On the right-hand side, there is a small entrance to the church that consists of three corner steps leading up to two open doorways. There are two closed and blinded windows at the front of the building, as well as a sign that reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana" above the first front window. The side of the church is visible on the right-hand side of the image; it is lined with windows. The building is elevated from the ground on short stilts and is surrounded by trees and bushes. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "New Braunfels, First (Mex.) Presby Ch".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Car Parked in Front of a House]

Description: Photograph of a car parallel parked on the street in front of a Presbyterian manse. There is a large tree situated in between the manse and the car. The manse is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a front door and a small porch leading up to it, as well as two front windows behind the tree and two visible at the side of the manse. More houses are visible behind the manse on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "New Braunfels, manse".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary