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[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two People Standing at the Fence of a Building]

Description: Photograph of two people standing in front of the brick fence that surrounds a one-story building. The building is perfectly symmetrical, and there are three arches at the front of the entrance. There is a large window on either side of the front of the building. A car is parked on the sidewalk in front of the building on the left-hand side of the image, and there is a man standing next to it. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mc Millan Hall Pres-Mex".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Crowd and a Parked Bus in Front of an Open Church Entrance]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of Hispanic church-goers standing in front of a church entrance. The crowd is made up of men, women, and children gathered into small, clustered groups. The church is a wood-slatted building with a row of windows on the right-hand side. It has a tall belfry that is attached to the open double-door entrance and cut off at the top edge of the image. A covered parking area is visible in the background on the far left-hand side of the image. There is a dirt road in the foreground with the back of a bus visible on the far left-hand side. There is a camera on a tripod also on the left in the foreground that is facing the church. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taft - new blglg. [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]"
Date: March 29, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Large Congregation Standing in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in the pews of a crowded church. The people are all facing forward, and some are looking down at the papers they are holding in their hands. The people in the crowd are all dressed formally in church attire. There are bright windows lining the two visible perpendicular walls in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taft? Convención".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Congregation Sitting in Church]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in front of fold-up chairs and wooden benches in a church building. The crowd mostly consists of men, however also includes women and children. There are more people crowded at the back of the church than the front of the church, and there are several empty seats in the front. Windows line the three visible walls in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taft? Convención".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Bus Parallel Parked in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a bus parallel parked on a dirt road in front of a small wood-slatted church. The bus, which has curtains on the inside of the windows, has large lettering on the side that reads, "Missouri Pacific Trailways", "A Service Institution", and "National Trailways Bus System". The church, which is in the background behind the bus, spans the entire image. It has a tall belfry that is cut off at the top of the image. A covered parking area is visible on the far left-hand side of the image. There are several power lines and poles also visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "Taft, [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]".
Date: March 29, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Group Portrait In Front of a Building]

Description: 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".
Date: December 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Two Children in Front of a Church Steeple]

Description: Photograph of two children playing in front of a church building. The two little boys are standing across the street from the church; one is riding a tricycle and the other is standing and facing him. The church has a tall, narrow steeple with a cross on top of the thin, pointed roof. The steeple is attached to the double-door entrance of the church, and there are two windows on either side. A sidewalk winds from the entrance to the back of the building. There is a telephone pole and electric wires that stretch across the image in front of the church building. There is a decorative border around the image, and a handwritten note on the back that reads, "Taft".
Date: June 1948
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Group of Children Standing in Front of a Mission]

Description: Photograph of a large group of mostly children standing in front of a Mission building for a group portrait. The children are dressed in semi-casual clothing. Most of the boys are wearing caps, and the girls are wearing light dresses. A large group of adults stand in the back rows. The two-story building behind them has a covered porch on the right-hand side of the image with a tall concrete fence around it. There are four visible signs at the front and side of the building, two of which are in Spanish and the other two in English. The two English signs read, "The Anna King Memorial Mission" and "Presbyterian Mission". The two signs in Spanish translate to read, "Presbyterian Mission" and "Enter through Salon". There are several windows on both levels and all sides of the building. The sidewalk in front of the building on which the crowd stands is raised from the dirt street in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Walter S. Scott
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Congregation of Hispanic People Sitting in the Pews of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a small congregation of Hispanic people sitting in the pews of a church. The bench in the foreground is empty. There are three windows with closed blinds on the left-hand side of the image, and a closed door in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria - Stewardship Confs."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Women Presenting]

Description: Photograph of two women standing on either side of a large board with writing on it. There is a title in Spanish at the top of the board that translates to read, "Organization of Women of the Church". The woman on the left-hand side of the image is looking at the camera and pointing at the board. Both of the women are wearing collared shirts, suit jackets, and matching skirts. There is an open curtain and a stage behind them in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco, Tex. Mrs. S.C. Granados (left), 1950 Presbyterial President explains the reorganization at district meet. Chart is in Spanish. Mrs. Elena H. Guerrero, chrm. of 'Annuities and Relief' has just explained A. & R.". There are several random numerical markings below the note.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Girl Playing a Piano in a Church]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic girl playing a piano at a church congregation. The girl and the piano are situated on the right-hand side of the image. There are several people sitting in pews in the foreground and facing a woman who is talking at the front of the room. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "n.g. V.C.S. Institute, Victoria 6-4-50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Congregation of Women Singing]

Description: Photograph of a congregation of women standing in church pews and singing. The women are all wearing long skirts and dresses and holding songbooks. There is a woman standing on the right-hand side of the image facing and leading the singers. Another younger singing woman stands next to her on the left-hand side, however her back is toward the congregation. Two open windows on the right-hand side of the image shed light on the singers. There is a double doorway in the background on the left-hand side of the image with one door opened to the outside. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco, Tex. 1950 All day District meet. Singing". There are also several numerical notes on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Manse Elevated on Concrete Blocks]

Description: Photograph of a side view of a light-colored, wood-slatted house that is elevated from the ground on concrete blocks. There is a concrete porch with a wooden chair at the front of the house on the right-hand side of the image. Two pillars on either side of the porch help support the roof overhead. There are three windows at the front of the house and five at the side visible on the left. The sky is obscured by the wispy leaves and branches of the large trees above. Several shrubs, weeds, and smaller trees surround the front of the house. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria, Manse at 305 E. Church St.".
Date: October 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Reverend Seated Next to a Hospital Bed]

Description: Photograph of a Reverend seated on a chair and leaning against a hospital bed. The Reverend, who is facing toward the right-hand side of the image, is wearing a suit, a patterned tie, printed socks, and strap shoes. The bed, which is on the left-hand side of the image, is on wheels and has a reading light clipped to the headboard. There is a bedside table behind the man that has several objects resting atop it, including a mini fan, a plant, and a radio. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Tornado in the hospital of the 'Tiburcio' June 20/51 For Brother Rev. E.J.A. Seddon. gr. Rev. J.A. Hernández 6-20-51".
Date: June 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children's Bible School Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of children and four adults posing for a group picture. The bible study group is outside in a grassy field. Several large trees are visible in the background. The girls are all wearing dresses and the boys are wearing collared shirts and trousers. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Daily Vacation Bible School Waco Met. Pres. ch. June 1930. Enrollment 46 (illegible) Mrs. Mamoquin in charge".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Women Dressed for Church]

Description: 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".
Date: December 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary