Texas-Mexican Presbytery Records - 255 Matching Results

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[Man Instructing a Large Group of Children for a Group Portrait]
Photograph of a large group of young women and children assembled for a group portrait. The group is in front of the corner of a large windowed building. The young women of the group are all wearing light skirts and blouses, and the boys are wearing collared shirts and trousers. A few teachers are standing amongst the group on the right-hand side of the image. There is a man crouched in front of the group on the far right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "WACO S.S. 6-11-50".
[Side View of a Sanctuary Building]
Photograph of the side of a light-colored brick building with four large windows. The front of the building faces the left-hand side of the image. The entrance consists of a porch with steps leading up to it and a roof supported by two pillars. The side of the building is lined with bushy shrubs, and the foreground is made up of the grassy yard that surrounds the building. Power lines stretch across the image in the background behind the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco - Sanctuary".
[Front of Church and Manse]
Photograph of the front of a lightly-colored brick church and manse. The church is situated on the far left-hand side of the image, while the manse sits next to it on the far right. Several shaped bushes and shrubs are planted in front of both buildings. There is a road in front of the buildings in the foreground of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco - Church and manse".
[Car Parked in Front of Two Church Buildings]
Photograph of a car parallel parked in front of two church buildings. Both of the buildings are light-colored brick, have covered porches, and have a line of windows at the side. There is a sidewalk in front of the buildings as well as several shaped bushes and shrubs. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco - Manse at night Entrance to annex at left".
[Young Girl Standing in Front of a Building]
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)."
[Front View of a Stage with Fold-Up Chairs]
Photograph of the front of a stage, which is in the background of the image, and several rows of fold-up chairs facing it. There is an aisle down the center of the room that leads to the front of the stage. The stage has a geometric border around is as well as curtains on either side. Part of a piano is visible on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco- interior of annex assembly room".
[Reverend Standing Behind a Podium]
Photograph of a Reverend standing behind a podium on a stage. Both the wall behind the Reverend and the ceiling are made of large tiles. There are two men sitting on either side of the Reverend in two of several wooden chairs. Several pots of flowers are assembled on the stage. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco- Dedication of annex. Rev. Thos B. Gallaher standing".
[Side View of a Row of Stoves in a Kitchen]
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."
[Decorative Cobblestone Entrance of a Church]
Photograph of the decorative cobblestone entrance of a church. The entrance, which is in the center of the image, consists of closed double-doors and steps leading up to them. The entrance is partially hidden by the two large shaped bushes on either side. The building turns the corner and continues in the background on the right-hand side of the entrance. The wall visible in the background is lined with windows. Several voluptuous bushes and shrubs are visible around the property. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Waco, Texas Front of the temple. Mexican Presbyterian Church".
[Side View of a Large Church Building]
Photograph of the side of a large church. The entrance of the church is on and facing the left-hand side of the image. The entrance is made up of a small porch with steps and two pillars that help support the roof above it. The side of the building, which faces the foreground, is lined with multi-pane windows. Some of the windows are partially covered by the large bushes and shrubs that line the building. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Waco, Texas view of the temple on the south side Mexican Presbyterian Church".
[Front View of a One-Story Church]
Photograph of the entrance to a one-story church. The entrance, which is located on the right-hand side of the image, consists of a roofed archway over closed double-doors. There is a window on either side and a winding sidewalk leading to the foreground. The building continues along the left-hand side of the image from the entrance. There is a line of windows along this wall, which are partially hidden by the various bushes that line the building. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Waco, Texas. Annex to the temple on the west side view. Mexican Presbyterian Church".
[Power Line Stretching Over the Entrance to a Church]
Photograph of the front entrance of a one-story church. The entrance consists of a small porch with steps leading up to closed double-doors. There is a pillar on either side of the porch that help support the roof overhead. There is a window on either side of the entrance. One side of the building, which is facing the right-hand side of the image, has five windows lined across it. The other side of the building is cut off by the edge of the image. There is a single power line that stretches diagonally across the image. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Waco, Texas Temple Annex view of the west and south Mexican Presbyterian Church".
[Group of Gentlemen Standing in Church Entrance]
Photograph of a group of gentlemen wearing suits and exiting a church. Several of the men are standing on the steps and the porch talking and visiting. Many are smiling or acknowledging the camera, and two men are standing together with their arms around each other. The building has at least three visible multi-pane windows around the entrance, and there are a couple of potted plants and bushes. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Presbytery - Waco April 1952".
[Reverend Standing in Front of a Church]
Photograph of a Hispanic man standing to the side in front of a church entrance. The man is wearing a suit and looking at the camera. There are several other men exiting the entrance, which is cut off on the left-hand side of the image. A small shed is visible in the background on the right. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Rev. Albert Luna at Presbytery 4/52 in Waco".
[Congregation of Gentlemen in Front of a Church Entrance]
Photograph of a congregation of gentlemen wearing suits and standing in a group for a portrait in front of a church entrance. The group spans the entire width of the image. The entrance in the background consists of a small covered porch with double-doors and two pillars that help support the roof above. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Presbytery - Waco April 1952".
[Group of Gentlemen in Front of a Church Entrance]
Photograph of a congregation of gentlemen wearing suits and standing in a group for a portrait in front of a church entrance. The group and the entrance are on the right-hand side of the image. The entrance in the background consists of a small covered porch with double-doors and two pillars that help support the roof above. The building continues and is cut off by the edge on the left-hand side of the image. There is a line of windows on this wall. Several shrubs and bushes line the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco - Annex. At Presbytery meet 4/1952 1952".
[Group of Hispanic Women Eating at a Table]
Photograph of a group of Hispanic women and girls sitting at a table and eating. The table is set with glasses, utensils, and plates of food. Several of the women and girls, who are wearing frilly dresses and sitting in fold-up chairs, are smiling at the camera. There is a young boy also sitting at the table and looking at the camera on the left-hand side of the image. There is a wall with windows and blinds on the right-hand side of the image, and a piano behind the diners in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, " Waco - Those who prepared & served meals at Presbytery - April 1952".
[Trees Frame a Snow-Covered Church]
Photograph of a side view of a snow-covered church. The entrance of the church, which is facing the right-hand side of the image, has a tall, modern belfry with a large cross on top. There are several windows on the brick building, including several tall windows along the one side that faces the left and further down the front of the church, which is cut off by the edge of the image. There are two snowy trees in the foreground that form a frame around the rest of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "'Dream Church' Weslaco, Tex. 1st Presbyterian".
[Large Tree in Front of a Church]
Photograph of a sprawling church from a street view. The church, which spans the entire image diagonally, has a large tree in the front yard, along with many other smaller shrubs scattered. There is a sidewalk that leads from the road in the foreground to a break in between the buildings. There is a large cross on top of the building visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "'Dream Church' First Presbyterian Weslaco, Texas".
[View of a Snow-Covered Church]
Photograph of a side view of a snow-covered church. The entrance of the church, which is facing the right-hand side of the image, has a tall, modern belfry with a large cross on top. There are several windows on the brick building, including several tall windows along the one side that faces the left and further down the front of the church, which is cut off by the edge of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "'Dream Church' 1st Presbyterian, Weslaco, Tex".
[People Standing in Front of a Gothic-Style Church]
Photograph of a group of people wearing formal attire and standing in front of a Gothic-style church. The double-arch entrance is a part of a large, four-corner belfry. The front side of the brick building, which faces the right-hand side of the image, has one large, half-round, stained glass window. There are three large rectangular stained glass windows on the wall of the building that faces the left-hand side. There are several twisted, dead trees that line the yard of the property. More buildings are visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "Wharton - 1st Presby Ch".
[Side View of a Gothic-Style Church]
Photograph of the side of a Gothic-style church. The church has three large windows along the side, which is directly facing the foreground. The double-arch entrance is a part of a large, four-corner belfry, which is on the right-hand side of the image. Several dead, twisted trees line the side of the brick building. A smaller house is visible on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Wharton 1st Presby Ch".
[Group of Hispanic People in Front of a Building]
Photograph of a smiling group of Hispanic men, women, and children standing in front of a large brick building. The group of five women, two men, and seven children are all standing together in a grassy yard underneath a couple of twisted, dead trees. The women of the group are wearing long skirts, dresses, and cardigans; the men are wearing dress shirts, suits, and trousers, and the children are wearing dresses, trousers, and long-sleeved shirts. There are several large windows visible on the building behind the group. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Wharton".
[Seated Couple and Children]
Postcard of a seated couple and three children, one man, and one woman standing behind. The seated man is wearing a dark suit and bow tie. The other man and the boy are both wearing heathered suit jackets and pants. Both the seated woman and the woman behind her are wearing long dark skirts and cardigans along with elegant necklaces. The two girls are wearing light-colored dresses. There are stamps on the back of the card as well as a handwritten note that is partly in Spanish. I translates to read, "CC Ruvedo and family, children L-Rt. Rugerio, Olga, Emma, Berta, Joel, Parents: cayetano y Santos acevedo".
[Couple Standing with a Tropico Cancer Sign]
Photograph of a couple standing behind a large sign that reads "Tropico Cancer". The smiling woman, who is standing on the right-hand side of the image, is wearing a collared shirt, skirt and glasses. The elderly man is wearing a white collared shirt, trousers, glasses, and is holding a straw hat. There are tall bushes visible behind the couple in the background. There is a handwritten note in marker underneath the image that reads, "330 miles before border- 9-6-37". There is another handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "[R.D. Campbell]".
[Four People Standing In a Brick Building]
Photograph of two men and two women standing together. The line of people span the entire width of the image. The man standing on the far right-hand side of the image, identified as "Bobby" is wearing a light suit, patterned time, and glasses. The woman standing next to him on his right side, identified as "Mrs. Fernández" is wearing a light shirt and skirt and a long dark coat. The elderly woman on her right, identified as "Beatrice" is wearing a long, collared coat. The man standing on the far left-hand side of the image, identified as "Samuel" is wearing a white dress shirt, trousers, and a tie with a graphic pattern on it. The building the group is standing inside is made of brick. The names of the people are handwritten on the back of the photograph.
[Portrait of a Man with a Mustache]
Photograph of a head-on portrait of a middle-aged man with a mustache. He is wearing a suit, a collared shirt, and a patterned tie. The man has a complacent expression on his face. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Trevino as Mediator of the Gospel for over 30 years of the Presbyterian Church. Studied at the first school of Mr. Belber H.B. Pratt in Laredo Texas 1896.
[Large Group of Hispanic Workers and Children]
Photograph of a large group of Hispanic workers and children. There are two Caucasian men standing in the middle of the group of people, who are standing on five long, wooden steps that lead up the entrance of a wood-slatted building. The group spans the entire width of the image. Several of the men in the group are wearing large, wide-brimmed cowboy hats. The women wear dresses and bonnets. The children in the group, who are lined up on the first step, are all wearing light-colored dresses, overalls, light pants, and shirts.
[Sign for a Texas-Mexican Presbyterian Church]
Photograph of a sign for a Texas-Mexican Presbyterian Church. The Spanish writing on the sign translates to read, "Extension: Promotion of interest in: World Missions and Home Missions, New Fields, General Extension, Evangelism, Radio and TV, Christian Relations, Council: Budgets, Appropriations, Stewardship Education: Religious Education, Child Labor, Youth Work - adults, Training, Higher Education candidates, Help and pensions".
[Sign for a Texas-Mexican Presbyterian Consistory]
Photograph of a sign for a Texas-Mexican Presbyterian Consistory. The sign is lying on the grassy ground, and there is another sign attached behind it with silver clips. The sign, which is in Spanish, translates to read, "The Local Church's Consistory: Spiritual Life, Discipline, Administration, Extension, evangelism, branches, education, training, program promotion of the Assembly of the Synod and the Presbytery, the Diaconate: Finances, Budgets, Promises 'EMC', Stewardship Properties, Departments, Men, Women , Youth (*P.Y.F.* Pioneers), Children, Schools (EDEBE of V. 'K')".
[Wedding Portrait of a Hispanic Couple]
Photograph of a wedding portrait of a Hispanic couple. The bride is wearing an elegant collared wedding dress, long gloves, and a tulle veil with flowers. She is seated and turned to face the camera in a wrought iron filigree chair. The groom is standing behind the chair with his hand on her shoulder. He is wearing a long black suit coat and is holding white gloves in his hand. There is an embossed border around the photograph. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "We dedicate this to the Rev. Walter S.S. Coll (illegible) November 21, 1910 M. Paralta-AB Peralta".
[Portrait of a Group of Men in Suits]
Photograph of a group of men assembled into three rows for a group portrait. The men are all wearing suits and bow ties, and many have mustaches. The first two rows of men are seated, and the back row is standing. A light, airy curtain forms a backdrop for the group. The photograph is mounted on a piece of cardboard, which is ripped in several areas.
[Group of Hispanic Children in Front of a Decorative Door]
Photograph of a large group of young Hispanic children and adults assembled for a group portrait in front of a large decorative wooden door set in a stone wall. The children of the group are all standing in the front of the group, while a large group of Hispanic men and women stand in the back closest to the door. The men are all wearing suits and ties, and the women are all wearing long-sleeved, collared light dresses. The young girls in the group are also wearing light dresses, and the boys are wearing either suits or trousers and long-sleeved shirts. The sidewalk in front of the group is cobblestone, and the road in the foreground is dirt. The edges of the photograph are dark, and form a circular frame around the image. The photograph is mounted on a dark piece of cardboard, and there is a stretch of masking tape below the photograph.
[Six Gentlemen Standing in Front of a Tent Structure]
Photograph of a group of six men standing in front of a large tent-like structure. The men, who are standing together in a row, are all wearing suits. One man standing in the middle is holding a typewriter. The structure behind them is held up with stakes and rope. Brush and shrubs are visible in the background. The photograph is mounted on a ripped piece of black paper.
[Group of Hispanic People in Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]
Photograph of a congregation of Hispanic men, women, and children grouped in front of the entrance of a small Mexican Presbyterian church. The women and girls in the group are all wearing light cotton dresses, and the men are all wearing suit coats and trousers. The small wooden church behind the group has a large, covered porch at the entrance, as well as a single open window. There is a large sign in Spanish over the entrance that translates to read, "Presbyterian Church". The church and people are surrounded by weeds and overgrown grass. Other buildings are visible in the background on the far right-hand side.
[Small Concrete House]
Photograph of the side of a small concrete house built on a dirt clearing. The side of the building that faces the foreground has one dark window, and there is a single bushy fern growing on top of the roof. There is a large dead bush planted in front of this wall. The back of the building, which falls into the background, has four visible windows. The front of the building, which faces the right-hand side of the image, is not visible, however there are at least three people visible standing in front of the entrance and looking at the camera.
[Four Hispanic People Standing in Front of a Large Estate]
Photograph of two young Hispanic women and two young Hispanic men standing in the expansive front lawn of a large, three story estate in the background. The two women are wearing a dress and a skirt, and the men are wearing light-colored pants, dark button-up shirts that are tucked in, and matching light-colored ties. The estate in the background is elaborately architecturally decorative and has several windows on every floor. The brick building has two pointed roofs on either end that are connected in the middle with a lower roof. There is a decorative border around the image.
[Congregation of Hispanic Children]
Photograph of a group of young Hispanic children standing in a dirt clearing in front of a chain-link fence. They are assembled for a group photograph. Many of the children are laughing and looking around, and many other are looking at the camera. A couple of adults are scattered throughout the group. Two of the children, who are both standing on the far left-hand side of the image, are holding balls. There is handwriting in marker at both the top and the bottom on the image that reads, "Betanio Mission July 1936". There is more handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio, Texas. Rev. A Fewardy".
[Wooden Fence by a Street]
Photograph of the end of a wooden fence that is covered in plants. The fences lines the edge of a grassy yard, which is on the right-hand side of the image. One the other side of the fence, there is a sidewalk that turns a corner toward the foreground on the far left-hand side of the image. There is a small house hidden by overgrowth and trees across the street in the background. A mailbox is situated in front of the fence facing the street.
[Portrait of a Man in a Suit]
Photograph of a portrait of a man wearing a pinstriped suit and dark-colored tie. The portrait was taken from the waist up. The man is looking at the camera intently, and has a comb-over hairstyle. Silhouettes of trees and plants are visible in the background.
[Group of Men in Front of a Building]
Photograph of several men assembled for a group portrait. The men are all wearing suits and ties. The steps leading up to the entrance of a large brick building are visible behind the men. The entrance in the background consists of a large stone archway, double-doors, and shaped windows. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "At Columbia Seminary, Decatur, Ga, 11/9/39".
[Hispanic Woman and Three Young Girls]
Photograph of a portrait of a Hispanic woman and three young girls. The girls are all wearing light-colored dresses and large bows in their hair. The woman, who is on the far right-hand side of the image, is also wearing a light-colored dress. The image is in the shape of an oval, and the four girls emulate this shape with their positions.
[Profile Portrait of a Woman]
Photograph of a profile portrait of a woman wearing a necklace on a chain. The woman is facing the left-hand side of the image. Her hair is pinned on top of her head, and she is wearing and outfit with buttons down the side and on the neck. The edges of the photograph are creased and ripped.
[Hispanic Children Gathered Around a Plant]
Photograph of a group of young Hispanic girls gathered around a plant. The girls are all wearing short-sleeved patterned dresses. There is a building and several power lines 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, "A sewing class".
[Group of Hispanic Boy Scouts Sitting on Steps]
Photograph of a group of Hispanic Boy Scouts sitting on a set of steps that lead up a steep hill to a small building. The boys, who are all wearing boy scout uniforms and scarves, are sitting two to a step. The building that is visible at the top of the hill in the background is wood-slatted and resembles a cabin. The hill leading up to the building is very rocky and covered in shrubs and patches of grass. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Boy Scouts start for camp". There are also several numerical notes underneath this note.
[Young Boy and Girl in Traditional Mexican Costumes]
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.
[Multistory Building on the Shore of a River]
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.
[Bus Parallel Parked in Front of a Church]
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?]".
[Crowd and a Parked Bus in Front of an Open Church Entrance]
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?]"
[Photograph of Two Children in Front of a Church Steeple]
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".