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[Multistory Building on the Shore of a River]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of buildings on the shore of a large river. Several boats are floating along the shore of the river. There is a large, multistory building on the shore on the right-hand side of the image. Bushy trees make up most of the land on the shore on the left-hand side of the image, however a water tower and a couple of small buildings are also visible. The river, which starts in the foreground, disappears into the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Young Girl Standing in Front of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a young girl standing in front of the side of a building. The little girl is wearing a small white sundress. The side of the building has four large windows and one smaller window, as well as a steep shingled roof. There are various shrubs, bushes, and weeds surrounding the building. The front of the building is facing the right-hand side of the image. There is a covered porch with steps and two supporting pillars at the front of the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "Waco - manse 1951 (Kathy Seddon)."
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Hispanic Women Sitting at a Table]

Description: Photograph of a group of five Hispanic women sitting at a table in front of a stage. The wooden table in front of them has several objects on top of it, such as a bowl, a book, and a bell. There is a man standing on the far right-hand side of the image in between two of the women. The stage behind the group has steps leading up to it. There is a chalk board on the far left-hand side of the image with writing on it. There is also a piano, a couple of plants, and chairs on the stage. The handwritten note on the back of the image reads, "WACO Women of the Church- Officers. June 11, 1950 Pastor, (standing) Rev. Ismael Maldonado."
Date: June 11, 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Young Boy and Girl in Traditional Mexican Costumes]

Description: Postcard of a young boy and girl dressed in traditional Mexican costumes. The children are standing on a woven rug with a traditional Mexican motif woven into it; two more hang side by side behind them. The boy, who is standing on the left-hand side of the image and facing the girl on the right, is wearing shiny black shoes, a billowy white shirt, and fitted black pants with a scroll design piped up each leg. He is also wearing a wide satin sash, a fitted vest that is decorated with traditional motifs, a scarf around his neck, and a wide brimmed hat. The girl is wearing a full high-waist skirt that has sparkly designs sewn onto it, a small white shirt with a motif design on the front, and a scarf that forms a sash and a vest. The girl is also wearing a flower headband in her hair, which is bobbed. Along with postcard stamps, there is a handwritten note on the back of the image.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Class of Young Children Standing in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a class portrait of young Mexican Presbyterian children and their instructors. The children are all standing straight and facing the camera. There are a few instructors standing at the top of the steps at the entrance, and two are standing to the left of the group. There is a woman in the doorway holding an open umbrella above her head. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "E.P. Castaneda, Austin Chological student graduating this year- reached & taught here, one vacation, very fine fellows Palacios".
Date: November 1937
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

[Large Congregation Sitting in Pews]

Description: Photograph of a large Hispanic congregation attentively facing the left-hand side of the image. The men, women, and children are all sitting at eye level in pews that fill the room. There is a man and two women sitting closely in the foreground. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito 5-3-53".
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Side View of a Row of Stoves in a Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of the side view of a row of stoves in a kitchen. The stoves, which are situated on the left-hand side of the image, have a total of eight burners on top. There is an opened door on the same wall in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco, New kitchen 1951."
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Street View of a Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the side of a series of light-colored, wood-slatted buildings that make up a church. The photograph has been taken from the street, which is in the foreground. The main building, which is also the largest and closest to the foreground, has four windows on the side and two in the front next to the main double-door entrance. There is another building behind the main building on the right-hand side of the image, and also one next to it in the background. There are children playing in the courtyard between these two buildings. A power line stretches across the image directly above the complex. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children Playing in the Backyard of a House]

Description: Photograph of a group of young children playing outside in the backyard of a Presbyterian manse. A woman and an older girl stand on the elevated porch watching the children. A Reverend is also standing nearby and watching the children play in the grassy yard. The back of the wood-slatted manse has two more small sets of steps that lead up to doors. Another house next door is visible in the background on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Manse at Palacios Rev. B. del Pozo and family".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Boys Standing in Front of a Window]

Description: Photograph of a group of nine Hispanic boys lined up in front of a window of a wood-slatted building. The boys are all wearing collared button-up shirts, belts, and trousers. All of the boys are facing the camera, however not all of them are looking toward it. There is a grassy field behind the building that is visible on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note underneath the image area and the decorative border that reads, "some of our boys".
Date: November 1937
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Formal Group Portrait in Front of a Large Wood Building]

Description: Photograph of a very large formal group portrait outside in front of a large one-room church building. The group of people are stretched across the entire image. Everyone is dressed in suits, ties, and light, frilly dresses and hats. The entire bottom half of the photograph is of the grass that makes up the foreground. The large church in the background on the right-hand side of the image has a steep roof, three windows on the side, and a large open doorway. There is a trellis in front of the doorway outside, and there is a stagecoach on the far right behind the group. The photograph is mounted onto a board with a piece of masking tape along the bottom. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children at a Congregation]

Description: Group of young girls standing at the pews of a church during a congregation. Some of the girls are looking at the camera, however many are looking in different directions. The girls are all dressed in light patterned dresses. There is a woman sitting and holding a young boy and another young girl. There are several adults standing at the pews in the background and reading from small bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown. Latin-American congregation meeting in 1st. Presby. Church".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of a Hispanic Reverend and his Family]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic Presbyterian minister and his family standing in front of a wood-slatted house. The Reverend is standing next to his wife, who is holding a baby in a blanket and smiling at the camera. There is a young toddler girl standing at the Reverend's feet, and two slightly older boys standing to his right. The eldest daughter is standing behind the young boys and next to her father. The front porch entrance of the house is visible on the left-hand side of the image in the background, along with a fence and a part of the neighbor's house. The family is standing in front of a raised back porch. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios 1953 Left to right: Aarón Raúl, Jonatán, Aurora, Rev. Bernardino del Pozo M., Margarita, Aida, Sra. M. N. del Pozo"
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Girls Sitting Together in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven girls sitting together at the back of a church in two rows of pews. The girls are all facing forward, and most are looking at the camera. There is a woman in a striped dress on the right-hand side of the image; she is holding a book and facing the group of girls. In front of her, there is a projector sitting on a table. There are two open windows and closed double doors in the background behind the girls. The foreground is made up of four more rows of empty pews. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios, 1952 Training School".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Barren Courtyard of a One-Story Building]

Description: Photograph of a barren courtyard at the back of a one-story building. There is a sidewalk that circumscribes the area, and at the center there is a small fountain. There are two men wearing suits and sitting in fold-up chairs in the background of the image on the long, covered porch of the building. There is a tall palm tree trunk in the foreground of the image. A faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Mc Millan Hall Pres Mex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Building]

Description: Photograph of the front of a building with a long sidewalk leading up to it. There is a low brick fence in the foreground. The building, which is symmetrical, has three arches in the middle of the entrance, a window on either side, and angled sides. The roof is low and there are two chimneys. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex Mc Millan Hall".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Young Girl Eating at a Table]

Description: Photograph of a young girl eating a meal at a table in the foreground of the image. There are more tables in the background, along with a large crowd of people. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres -Mex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Women Visiting in a Open Hall Room]

Description: Photograph of a group of women scattered around an open hall room. The women are all wearing long dresses with short sleeves. Three women are setting up cups and a punch bowl on a table in the background on the right-hand side of the image. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Dedication of Mc Millan Hall Pres Mex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Room of People Dining]

Description: Photograph of a small room with several tables of people eating meals. There are two large windows with closed blinds on the back wall in the background. Two rows of tables are lined up to be parallel with each window. The people sitting at the tables are dressed semi-casually in suits and long dresses. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex. Pan. Am. Day '51".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Elderly Man Standing in Front of a Punch Bowl]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man wearing a suit and tie walking toward and smiling at the camera. Behind the man on the right-hand side of the image, there are three young women standing behind a table and serving punch from a large glass bowl to another man. There are two large open windows on the wall in the background, where more people are standing. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex. Dr. Homer Mc Millan at dedication of Mc M. Hall 1951".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front Entrance to a Building with Arches]

Description: Photograph of the front of a building with a long sidewalk leading up to it. The building, which is symmetrical, has three arches in the middle of the entrance, a window on either side, and angled sides. The roof is low and there are two chimneys. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex McMillan Hall (front)".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of an Elderly Man]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of an elderly man standing in front of a half-tiled wall. The man is wearing a suit and tie, has glasses, and is bald. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Dr. Homer Mc Millan"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Sidewalk Around the Courtyard of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a barren courtyard at the back of a one-story building. There is a sidewalk that circumscribes the area, and at the center there is a small fountain. There are two men wearing suits and sitting in fold-up chairs in the background of the image on the long, covered porch of the building. There is a row of open windows on the wall that is perpendicular to the porch on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex Mc Millan Hall".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary