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[Inside View of a Small Prebyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a small Presbyterian church. There are two rows of pews on both sides of the image leading up to the stage in the center of the background. A row of chairs line the end of the row of pews on the left-hand side of the image. There is a young girl sitting at the front in the pews and looking back at the camera. Standing beside her, there are two men looking at the stage. There is a long bench, a podium, and two chairs with pictures on them sitting atop the stage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Large Congregation in Front of a Wood-Slatted Church]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in front of the entrance of a wood-slatted church. The group of people span the entire image. There is a row of seven children and a baby pram in the front of the rest of the group, which consists of men in suits and hats, women in long dresses and hats, and more children. The building in the background has a front door visible and three windows along the left-hand side. The front of the roof has a decorative trim at the edge, and there is decorative paint along the front of the building above the door. The photograph is mounted on a dark board with masking tape. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "(illegible) of the San Antonio Mex. church and Society of C.E. Jauy. 1908"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Large Congregation in Front of a Wood-Slatted Church 2]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in front of the entrance of a wood-slatted church. The group of people span the entire image. There is a row of seven children and a baby pram in the front of the rest of the group, which consists of men in suits and hats, women in long dresses and hats, and more children. The building in the background has a front door visible and three windows along the left-hand side. The front of the roof has a decorative trim at the edge, and there is decorative paint along the front of the building above the door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Large Congregation Sitting in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of the front view a large congregation seated in church pews. All of the men in the group are wearing suits and long ribbons pinned to their collars. There are two bright windows on the left-hand side of the image and one in the background on the right-hand side. There is an open door at the back of the church on the left-hand side of the image; a car is visible through the door outside. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio - Bethel".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Large Stone Church with Towers]

Description: Photograph of a side view of the front of a large stone church. The front of the church is facing the left-hand side of the image. The main entrance has two large towers on either side, and there are two secondary front door entrances beside each tower. The roof of the church is double-tiered, and the visible side of the church has six separated arched windows. Several strands of power lines cross in front of and above the church. The photograph is mounted on a dark board.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Large Window in a Dark Room]

Description: Photograph of a large, sectioned window in the middle of a dark room. The window is made up of six separate sections, and a wood-slatted house and trees are clearly visible through it in the background. The silhouettes of many various objects can be seen around the room, and more windows are visible in the background on the far right-hand side of the image. There is a hand-written note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. Fire 11/21/52".
Date: 1952~
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Standing Behind a Podium]

Description: Photograph of a man standing behind a podium and preaching. The podium, which is located on the left-hand side of the image, has a long, light-colored cloth draped over the top. There is a short stool set in front of the podium. The man behind the podium, who is wearing a suit and tie, is gesturing with his hands and looking out to left side. There are two men sitting behind the man on a bench that is set on top of an elevated stage floor. Both of the men are wearing lighter suits and looking at the speaker intently.Another man is visible on the far left-hand side in the background. He is holding his head in his hands. There is a large urn with a small plant cut off in the foreground on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Reisner preaching sermon for the 28IE occasion San Antonio 4/26/53 Presentation of self-support plaque Quinins & Stitt seated".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Metal Engraved Merit Plaque]

Description: Photograph of an engraved plaque that reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Mexican Presbyterian Church Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the entrance of a Mexican Presbyterian church from the front door up. There is a small roof over the double-door entrance, as well as a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "336 'Emmanuel' Presbyterian Church. Enter through these doors with thanks." The building has two large windows on either side of the door, and the window on the right-hand side of the image has a large air-conditioning unit attached to it. The roof of the building spans the entire image, and there is a power line attached on the left-hand side. A garage with a driveway and a bicycle is visible in the background on the bottom of the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio. Emmanuel Church".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[People Entering a Church]

Description: Photograph of the side view of a few people entering a church through the double-door entrance. More people are visible inside the church through the side window at the entrance. There are large bushes covering part of the foreground and around the left-hand side of the image, as well as along the front of the church. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio - Bethel".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[People Mingling in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of several Hispanic church-goers mingling in front of the entrance of a church. There are several small groups of men, women, and children visiting and talking to each other. The men are all wearing suits and the women are wearing blouses and skirts. There is a covered porch with a door that leads to the inside of the church in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st 50th Anniversay 1-4-53".
Date: 1953~
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Group from Emmanuel Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of people from Emmanuel Church. The group is standing outside in front of a building and consists of men, children, and one woman. One man in the center has a crutch and a cane. The building behind the group is a red-brick structure.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Children from Emmanuel Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of children on a lawn outside a building. The children are lined up and kneeling on the ground. One boy on the right is standing. The building behind the group is a red-brick structure.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Emmanuel Church]

Description: Photograph of Emmanuel Church. The building is a one-story, red-brick structure with a small covered porch in front of the main door. A white picket fence surrounds the yard around the church. A boy is standing by the gate of the front fence. The road in front of the church is gravel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Iglesia Bethel]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Bethel. The church is white with wood siding. On the wall next to the main doors is a sign reading "Iglesia Bethel 816." Small bushes are underneath the windows on the left and a large tree is planted to the left of the driveway to the left of the church. The road is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The building is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. A sign above the windows reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." People are coming out the front door. A white picket fence surrounds the front lawn of the church. The tops of automobiles are visible in the foreground parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows a sign reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." A white picket fence surrounds the front yard and driveway of the church. People dressed in Sunday attire are exiting the church and mingling in front of the building. Automobiles are parked on the street in front of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." People are mingling in front of the building. A white picket fence surrounds the area in front of the church. Automobiles are visible in the foreground parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." On the right, people are exiting the church and mingling in front of the building. A white picket fence surrounds the area in front of the church. Automobiles are parked on the street in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph