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[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

[Women and Children Seated Outside on Benches and Chairs]

Description: Photograph of a group of women and young children sitting on chairs and benches in the shade of several large, bushy trees. There are four women and two children sitting together on a long bench on the right-hand side of the image, and seven young children sitting in a row of chairs perpendicular to the bench on the left-hand side. There are blankets covering the grassy ground in front of the group. Three cars are parked facing different directions in the background. The group is surrounded by trees, shrubs, and woodland. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Photographs of Girls Sitting in Chairs Outside]

Description: Photograph of two separate images of young girls sitting together in various wooden chairs. In the first partial image, which is on the left-hand side, there are two young women sitting on a bench and looking to the left. There are three cars visible parked in the background. Three elderly men are walking away from the cars toward where the girls are sitting in the foreground. One man is holding the hand of a young toddler walking next to him. Another man is carrying a chair, and the last man is carrying blankets over his shoulders. The second partial image on the right is about half the width of the first. There are three girls visible sitting on wooden chairs, and there is a car parked in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Side View of People Exiting the Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a small group of women and men exiting a church through the front double doors. The front entrance is cut off on the right-hand side of the image, as is a parked car and more exiting people. The side of the brick church, which has five windows, spans the width of the image. There is a smaller entrance with two windows on either side at the very back of the church on the far left-hand side. A man is getting into his parked car at the side of the church. There are power lines spanning the entire image in several directions. There is a wide dirt road in front of the church that makes up the foreground. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1951".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children Playing in a Creek]

Description: Photograph of three young boys playing in a creek. The creek makes up the entire foreground of the image, wraps around the right-hand side of the image, and disappears in the background. There are trees, shrubs, and woodland surrounding the entire area. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 7-4-50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Small Group of People Standing in Front of a Window]

Description: Photograph of five Hispanic women and two Hispanic men standing together in front of a window at the entrance of a building. The women are wearing long, printed, sleeved dresses and hats, and the men are wearing suits. Everyone in the group are wearing ribbons. Part of an open entrance is cut off on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos In front of annex 1951".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Sitting in a Circle Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic men, women, and children sitting on chairs and benches in a circle in the middle of a grassy clearing. There are two blankets on the ground inside the circle. Five cars are visible parked in the background among trees, shrubs, and woodland. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Cars and People Gathered Around the Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathered around the entrance of a small brick church. The building has an ornately-shaped roof, two windows, and a dark, open double entrance at the front. There are several cars parked around the building. A sign that translates to read "Presbyterian Church" stands in the front. A neighborhood is visible in the background. There are power lines spanning the entire image in several different directions. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Women Sitting in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of one side of a small church and women sitting in the pews. The women, who are all wearing printed blouses and dresses, are looking solemnly at the camera. There is a podium with a feathery floral arrangement on top in the foreground. The front entrance doors at the back of the church are open, making a small house with windows visible. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos, Tex. All-day District meet November, 1950 A50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Back View of a Row of Several Seated Women]

Description: Photograph of the backs of nine women sitting in a grassy clearing. On the left-hand side of the image, there are four women sitting on a long bench, and on the right there are five more seated on a platform on the ground. The women are facing three men, who are standing, and a woman who is sitting behind a large trunk. More people are sitting to the side and watching. The background is made up of trees, shrubs, and woodland. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Independence Day Group Picnic]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic people gathered around a long piece of cloth that lies on the grassy ground. The cloth, which is light in color, has loaves of bread and many other food items spread on top of it. Several small groupings of women are gathered around different sections of the picnic. There is an automobile facing forward in the background of the image. Behind the car there is also another tractor-like automobile cut of on the far right-hand side of the image. Several men are scattered around the car in the background of the image. There is a line of tall bushes in the background on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos, July 4, 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People Sitting on Benches in a Grassy Clearing]

Description: Photograph of several people sitting in the foreground on two long benches that face toward the background of the image in a grassy clearing. There is a large, sprawling tree in the middle of the composition, and several women are kneeling at the base. Several more people are hanging around two parked automobiles in the background behind the tree. There is a man sitting behind a large open trunk next to the tree. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos, 4-4-49".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Small Brick House with Two Front Doors]

Description: Photograph of the front of a small brick house with two separate front doors. There is a front porch with steps leading up to the two doors, which are shaded by an awning. There is a window on both sides of the porch. Large bushes and shrubs make up the grassy front yard, and the branches of a tree cover up the top of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Congregation of People Gathered Around a Tree]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation of people gathered around the trunk of a tall bushy tree. The group is facing the right-hand side of the image. There is a cluster of mostly men standing on the left-hand side of the image around the trunk of the tree and looking down at the open books in their hands. Another cluster of mostly women are sitting on various wooden chairs in front of the group of men. There is a bench and more chairs forming a circle that is cut off on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 7-4-50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Building with a Mexican-Style Roof]

Description: Photograph of the front of a Mexican-style building with a shaped roof. The light-bricked building has a double-door entrance with steps leading up to it. There are two long windows on either side of the entrance, and two more windows that are close to the ground. A large tree and the shadow it casts covers most of the building on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Group of People Gathered in a Circle]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation of Hispanic men, women, and children gathered underneath several tall, bushy trees. The group is arranged to form a loose circle formation. There is a long bench with people in the foreground that faces the middle of the circle. Most of the women are sitting in various wooden chairs, and most of the men are standing behind them. There is a clearing with several cars parked in the background of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Standing in Front of a Tree]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic men and women standing underneath a large shady tree in the middle of a grassy clearing. There is a large opened trunk facing the group of people with a woman sitting behind it. The women are all wearing long printed dresses and skirts, and the men are all wearing light-colored suits and ties. The background of the image is completely made up of large bushy trees and shrubs. On the left-hand side of the image, there are several fold-up chairs and a man sitting in one of them. There are several heads facing the group at the bottom of the foreground of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos - July 4, 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People Sitting in a Row of Chairs in the Woods]

Description: Photograph of a row of seven fold-up wooden chairs with two young girls and two men sitting with their backs facing. In front of them, there are several women and young girls sitting in a row parallel to the chairs. There is a car parked behind the women and girls, and the background of the image is made up of bushy woodland. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Parking Lot of an Independence Day Group Picnic]

Description: Photograph of a large clearing being used as a parking lot for a group picnic. The parking lot, which is in the background of the image, is shaded by large trees scattered throughout the area. In the foreground, there is a large group of men, women, and children gathered and visiting around a long cloth on the ground that has picnic food on top of it. The people are are either standing or sitting on the grass or sitting on small wooden chairs that are placed around the picnic cloth. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos - July 4, 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Women's Choir Singing]

Description: Photograph of a group of women standing together and singing. The women, who are all wearing light sleeved cotton dresses, are holding open songbooks. The group is congregated around an older woman sitting behind an open trunk. There is a man on the left-hand side of the image standing and looking at one of the open songbooks. Next to the man, there is a large tree trunk and another man seated and looking upward. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 7-4-50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Side View of a Building Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of the a side street view of a building being constructed. The front of the building, which is facing the left-hand side of the image, is covered in construction rafters. The side of the building, which is facing the front of the image, is made of brick and is lined with half-round windows. The wide dirt street in front of the building extends from the foreground to the left-hand side of the image. Large palm trees are visible in the far background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito, Construction of new Presb. Church 1952"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary