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[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

[Barren Courtyard of a One-Story 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 tall palm tree trunk in the foreground of the image. A faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Mc Millan Hall Pres Mex".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Car Parked in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a car parked on the street in front of an old church. The street extends from the foreground to the left-hand side of the background. Parallel to the street, there is a wood-slatted church which is closest to the foreground, a small manse, and a large brick church in the background. The manse and the wooden church is separated by clumps of trees, bushes, and shrubs. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito 1952 old and new churches, manse in between".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Car Parked in Front of a House]

Description: Photograph of a car parallel parked on the street in front of a Presbyterian manse. There is a large tree situated in between the manse and the car. The manse is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a front door and a small porch leading up to it, as well as two front windows behind the tree and two visible at the side of the manse. More houses are visible behind the manse on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "New Braunfels, manse".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Car Parked in Front of the Side of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a car parked on the grass in front of the side of a house. There is a man sitting in the driver's seat of the car. The house is one-story and has a small, covered porch at the front on the left-hand side of the image. There is a road in front of the house, and more buildings are visible in the background. There is a decorative border around the image, and a handwritten note in Spanish on the back that translates to read, "Foglor Parsonage, about 1947 or -8".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Car Parked in Front of Two Church Buildings]

Description: 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".
Date: October 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Cartoon Character from a Film Strip]

Description: Photograph of a cartoon man from a film strip. The man in the cartoon is lying in a bed with his eyes and his mouth wide open. He has a terrified expression on his face, and there are sweat droplets emitting from his head. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "'Mr. Jones Wakes Up' from the Stewardship filmstrip of that title".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Cartoon Steeple from a Film Strip]

Description: Photograph of a cartoon steeple from a film strip. There is a sign on the cartoon steeple that reads, "Reorganized As A New Partnership". The church also has several broken windows and a clock on the steeple. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "From filmstrip 'Mr. Jones Wakes Up'".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Carved Stone Sign]

Description: Photograph of a carved concrete slab inset in a brick structure. There is carved writing in Spanish that translates to read, "Presbyterian Church Organized - Oct. 19, 1911, Temple Built - 1952, J.G. Cavazos, Pastor". There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito Cornerstone of new church".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Chapel Building Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of a roofless brick building under construction. There are rafters that surround the small, one-story building, and several workers are building the skeleton of a future completed roof. There is a row of windows at the side of the building, and it is raised from the ground on short stilts. The wide dirt road in the foreground travels across the front of the building as well as the two small houses next to it on the left-hand side. There is an automobile parked at the side of one of the houses. A handwritten note which reads, "Members Building Taylor Chapel" is inscribed below the image, and a typed caption that reads "The Brills" is visible underneath the writing. There is also a typed note on the back of the photograph that reads, "(illegible) Scott and Penn building church at Taylor, the members helping".
Date: unknown
Creator: Walter S. Scott
Item Type: Photograph

[Charred Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of a section of a charred brick building. The side of the building spans the entire image, and the front entrance is visible around the corner on the left-hand side. There are several very large windows that are broken and black with charcoal, and there are dented screens hanging from them. The back of a person's head is visible on the lower left-hand corner of the image. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st fire - Nov. 21, 1952".
Date: 1952~
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Assembled For a School Portrait]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic children standing on the steps of a lightly-colored building, assembled for a class picture. The double doorway behind them is opened, and the side of the building is visible on the left-hand side of the image. There are several older men and women standing on the left-hand side of the image. A man is leaning up against the front of a car that is parked on the right-hand side in front of the group. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taylor".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children at a Congregation]

Description: Group of young girls standing at the pews of a church during a congregation. Some of the girls are looking at the camera, however many are looking in different directions. The girls are all dressed in light patterned dresses. There is a woman sitting and holding a young boy and another young girl. There are several adults standing at the pews in the background and reading from small bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown. Latin-American congregation meeting in 1st. Presby. Church".
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Holding Hands in a Circle]

Description: Photograph of a group of boys and girls standing in a circle and holding hands. The children's backs are facing the camera, and they are standing in a grassy field. There is a handwritten note above the image that reads, "1953 BVS" and another on the back that reads, "Taylor, Tex".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Holding Hands in a Grassy Field]

Description: Photograph of a group of boys and girls standing in a circle and holding hands. They are playing in a grassy field. Several houses are visible among the large trees in the background. There is a handwritten note above the image that reads, "1953 BVS" and another on the back that reads, "Taylor, Tex".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Playing by the Seashore]

Description: Photograph of schoolchildren playing by the seashore. Some of the children are holding hands, and others are laughing. There is a young boy standing in the middle of the photograph turned around to face the camera. The ocean is visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios 1935 Mr. Mil Clement & children".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Children Playing in the Backyard of a House]

Description: Photograph of a group of young children playing outside in the backyard of a Presbyterian manse. A woman and an older girl stand on the elevated porch watching the children. A Reverend is also standing nearby and watching the children play in the grassy yard. The back of the wood-slatted manse has two more small sets of steps that lead up to doors. Another house next door is 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, "Manse at Palacios Rev. B. del Pozo and family".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Playing Outside with Toys]

Description: Photograph of two young girls and two young boys smiling for the camera while they play with their toys in a grassy yard at the side of a large wood-slatted building. The two young girls are sitting in the grass next to a large baby doll and a basket that with two smaller dolls. One of the boys is seated sideways on a wagon, and the other boy is riding a tricycle. Both of the boys are wearing dark jackets, fitted bomber hats, and round goggles on their heads. There is a small tree beside the children, and palm trees are visible in the background. The building behind them has four visible windows and a belfry at the front entrance in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito ()".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Church Building Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of the side of a church building in the process of being built. The half-built structure, which spans the entire width of the image, is made of brick. The entire side of the building is lined with half-round windows. The structure does not yet have a roof, however there is a belfry tower built at the front of the building which faces the right-hand side of the image. The front of the building is covered with wood beams and rafters. There are piles of wood along the side of the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito, 1952 Mexican Church under construction (new building)".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph