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- [Group of Boys Standing in Front of a Window]
- 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".
- [Large Group Portrait In Front of a Building]
- Photograph of a large group portrait of Hispanic men and women in front of a building framed by trimmed bushes and trees. Many of the women in the group are wearing long, flowing white dresses or dark suits with skirts, dark trench coats, and decorative hats. The women in the group are all on the left-hand side of the image. The men in the group, who are all standing on the right-hand side of the image, are wearing dark suits, collared shirts, and ties. The building directly behind them has an open entrance and windows on either side. There is a decorative border around the image and a note handwritten in cursive on the back that reads, "Officers Training School - PP3".
- [Two Women Dressed for Church]
- Photograph of two ladies standing together and smiling at the camera. The women are wearing long dresses, decorative hats, and high heels. They are facing toward the right-hand side of the image. There us a two-story building lined with windows visible in the background. The image is surrounded by a decorative border, and there is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Two loyal friends of the Mexican work. Mrs. W.W. Downing, Mrs. Stella Campbell of Corpus Christi".
- [Three People Standing in a Field with Cars]
- Photograph of a young woman, an elderly man, and a teenage boy standing together in the middle of a grassy field. The man, who is wearing a suit, has his arms crossed and is facing the woman. The woman, who is wearing a long, lightly-colored trench coat, is holding a handbag and facing the man who is talking to her. The teenage boy, who is wearing a light cardigan and pants, is standing to the man's right and is looking to the side. On the far left-hand side of the image, there is a group of people that are cut off by the edge of the image. Three cars are parked in a row along the edge of a dirt road in the background. There are several palm trees scattered throughout the field. A decorative border surrounds the image, and there is a handwritten note on the back that reads, "Talking over the Mex. work - Mrs. Seddon Mr. McLane Brooks".
- [Hispanic Woman Holding a Baby in Front of a Bush]
- Photograph of a Hispanic woman smiling and holding a baby girl. The woman is standing in front of a large bush, which is hiding most of the building behind it. The woman is wearing a long dark dress and coat, and the baby is wearing a white coat and shoes. There is a decorative border around the image, as well as a handwritten note on the back that reads, "One of the officers and a prospective officer. Mrs. Cruz Granados of Victoria".
- [Hispanic Ladies Standing in Front of the Entrance to a Building]
- Photograph of a group of formally-dressed Hispanic ladies standing together for a group portrait. The ladies are wearing long, dark dresses and coats. Most of them are also wearing decorative hats and holding purses. There are three other ladies and a man in a suit standing on the doorstep of the building in the background. There is a large bush shielding most of the building from sight behind the group of women. There is a decorative border around the image.
- [Front and Back Yard of a Concrete Building]
- Photograph of the expansive front and back yards of a one-story concrete building. The building has windows on all sides as well as several decorative archways. There are palm trees and bushes in the background and surrounding the the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "pd. Blankmeyer".
- [Six Hispanic Ladies Standing in Front of a Building]
- Photograph of a group of six Hispanic ladies dressed formally in long dark coats and dresses standing in front of a building. Four of the women are wearing decorative hats, and a couple of them are also holding purses. Next to them on the right-hand side of the image, there is a large bush that cuts off at the top of the image. The building visible behind the bush is made up of mostly window panels. There is another building visible along the dirt path that leads to the background on the left-hand side of the image. This building is also mostly shielded by large bushes and trees. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "The officers of the Presbyterial with Mrs. Cunningham". There are also many numerical markings on the back of the photograph.
- [Three Hispanic Women in a Pick-Up Truck]
- Photograph of three women posed around a pick-up truck. One of the girls is sitting in the driver's seat, one is sitting on the side of the door, and the other is standing next to the door. Several other women are visible in the background behind the car. There is a building visible in the background. There is a decorative border around the image and a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "The new Tex-Mex truck - a gift from Refugio - Pres- Mex needs one too".
- [Front Yard of a Two-Story Concrete Building]
- Photograph of the large front yard of a two-story, concrete building. The concrete of the building is stained around many of the windows, which are lined across both stories. There is a car parked on the dirt path in front of the building. Palm trees, shrubs, and bushes surround the building on all sides. There are various handwritten notes on the back of the photograph including "Pd. Noomi Pd. Blankmeyer" and "Pd. Jillie Rodriguez".
- [Group of People Standing at the Entrance of a Presbyterian Church]
- Photograph of a group of women lined up in front of the entrance of a Presbyterian church. The four women are all wearing long, cap-sleeved dresses and holding purses and books. The woman on the far left, who is the only Hispanic in the group, is looking at the elderly man who is standing to her right. The man is wearing a striped tie and holding a brimmed hat. Three more women are standing in the doorway of the church in the background and looking toward the group. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "W.N. Clement, Miss Ledici Alamella, Miss Irene Batehelder, Mr. Carl Badlen & Mrs. Nancy Peacher Price".
- [Class of Young Children Standing in Front of a Church]
- 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".
- [Group Portrait of Hispanic Children]
- 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".