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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Girls Standing in the Back of a Farm Truck]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic girls standing together in a group in the back of a large farm truck. The girls, who are all wearing sleeved, collared dresses, are all smiling at the camera. The truck, which spans the entire image, has a sign on the front that reads, "Cage's Taft, Texas". There is a large, two-story building with rows of windows on the left-hand side of the image behind the truck. There is a woman standing beside the truck on the right who is holding two boxes. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex. 5 de Mayo 1951".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a church in Taft, Texas. The church is white with a large tower above the main doors upon which is a steeple and cross. In front of the church a group consisting of men, women, and children are gathered. Automobiles are parked along the street in front of church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a church in Taft, Texas. The church is white with a large tower above the main doors on top of which is a steeple and cross. Part of the roof is brown while the other half is black. A group of people are entering the church through the front doors. On the road in front of the church, a bus and an automobile are parked.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Manse]

Description: Photograph of a manse. The house is white with wood siding, a black shingle roof, and gray trim around the door and windows. Trees are visible in the background. The hoods of automobiles are visible in the foreground.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Graduates from Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls]

Description: Photograph of a group of graduates from the Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls, or Pres-Mex. The group consists of five female graduates, dressed in graduation robes and caps, and one woman on the right wearing a white dress. The group is standing on a stage behind a table and holding their diplomas. Bouquets of flowers are on either side of the stage.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Graduates from Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls]

Description: Photograph of a group of graduates from the Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls, or Pres-Mex. The graduates are dressed in graduation robes and caps and are holding their diplomas. The group is standing in front of the main building of the school which has white walls. Trees and bushes are planted around the area.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Graduates from Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls]

Description: Photograph of a group of graduates from the Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls, or Pres-Mex. The group consists of five female graduates, dressed in graduation robes and caps, and one woman on the right wearing a white dress. The group is standing on a stage behind a table and holding their diplomas. Bouquets of flowers are on either side of the stage.
Date: [1949]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mr. Leos and Mr. Scrivner]

Description: Photograph of J. L. Leos (left) and W. A. Scrivner standing outdoors. Mr. Leos is described as a candidate for a unknown position. The men are both wearing suits and ties and are standing on a lawn in front of an automobile and a house.
Date: July 24, 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mr. Leos on Ferry]

Description: Photograph of J.L. Leos on a ferry. He is dressed in suit, tie, and sunglasses and is standing next to a car. The coast and a body of water is visible in the background. Leos is described as a candidate for an unknown position.
Date: [1949-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of People of a Religious Education Committee]

Description: Photograph of four men and one woman at a religious education committee standing outside on a lawn. The men are dressed in suits and ties, and the woman is dressed in a skirt and jacket. Second from the left is Reverend S.G. Ramirez. Behind the group, various buildings are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of People Outside Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathered outside the main building of the Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls, or Pres-Mex. The group consists of men, women, children, and teenage girls dressed in white button-down shirts and dark skirts. Several of the girls are by or holding luggage. The building behind them has white walls. Trees and bushes are planted around the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls]

Description: Photograph of the Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls, or Pres-Mex. The building is a white, two-story structure. Girls are exiting the school. On the road in front of the building automobiles are parked. Trees and bushes are planted around the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls]

Description: Photograph of the main building of the Presbyterian School for Mexican Girls, or Pres-Mex. The building is a two-story, white structure. In front of the building, automobiles are parked and people are congregating. Bushes and trees are planted around the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Reverend S.G. Ramirez and Wife]

Description: Photograph of Reverend S.G. Ramirez and his wife on the front porch of a manse. Rev. Ramirez is dressed in a brown suit and tie. Mrs. Ramirez is dressed in a blue and white striped dress. The house behind them is white with wood siding and gray trim around the door.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Six Hispanic Children Standing on the Side of a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of six young children standing together in a row at the edge of a raised porch. The porch is attached to a wood-slatted building with a large, framed window on the right-hand side of the image. Leaning against the building there is a young boy wearing a light collared shirt. Standing next to him on the right-hand side of the image is a slightly taller boy, three younger boys, and an older girl. All of the children are holding pieces of paper. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sinton. 10/15/50 Beginnings of a new work in Sinton, operated by Pres. Mex. students"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Hispanic Girls Visiting at a Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of three Hispanic girls standing together and visiting in front of a grocery store. The girls are all wearing printed bell dresses. One girl is standing across from the other two with her hands held above her head. The dark brick grocery store behind her has shrubs and bushes in front of it. There are also several slabs of glass bottles piled on top of each other. A small brick building is visible directly behind the store in the background. The window on the side of a lightly-colored wood building is cut off on the far left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Sinton - Pres-Mex. girls inviting children to attend S.S. in Sinton. 10/15/50"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Hispanic Teenagers Standing in Front of a Building]

Description: Photograph of two teenage Hispanic girls and a one teenage boy standing together in front of a building with two visible windows directly behind, which are opened. Both of the girls are smiling; one is wearing a collared white dress and the other is wearing a fluffy white blouse with light pencil skirt. The boy, who is standing in between the two girls and looking upward, is wearing a pinstripe suit and tie. The boy also has a ribbon pinned to his lapel. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Rev. Ed. Covention - sp. speaking work June 3.7-1940 Taft. Tex Bertha Acevedo, Mr. Fidel Rios, Aurora Rodriguez".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Hispanic People Facing Each Other]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman in a floral-printed dress and a Hispanic man wearing a suit and tie standing on a wooden platform and facing each other. There is a wood-slatted wall with a large framed window behind the woman on the left-hand side of the image. A small building with one window is clearly visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sinton. Miss Beatríz Fernández and Rev. Palmer Deloteus talk over plans for extensión work in Sinton. Taken in front of small building used for mission work. 10/15/50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph