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[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 in church]

Description: Photograph of children in church. They are standing facing the camera, and a woman is playing the piano at the front. There are adults standing on the left side of the aisle. Some people are holding hymnals or bibles. A woman is standing at the back of the church with a baby. This photograph is a double exposure, and it is possible that two negatives are layered. To the right, part of another photograph is visible, showing a car outside.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children in Mexican Costume]

Description: Portrait of a group of children in Mexican costume at the Mexican Mission in Dallas. There are five girls and three boys posing for the picture. Two of the boys are wearing sombreros, and girls are wearing dresses. One girl is standing on a balcony in front of a window. The following is written at the top of the photograph: "'Montreat Group'" - Mexican Mission Dallas."
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 Sitting in Desks]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight children sitting in desks in a classroom. All of the children are facing the camera, as well as one of the teachers. In the first row of desks, there are three girls and one boy. In the second row there are three boys, and in the third row there is one girl. There are many more empty desks in the background of the image. Two young female teachers are present in the photograph; one is kneeling beside a desk in the front row, and the other is in the background looking down at a desk. There is an open door in the background, however the opening is boarded up with planks of wood. There are two windows beside the door. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Mo- Ranch. Mo-8 Pioneers in class:".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Standing at a Church Service]

Description: Photograph of children standing and facing the camera inside a church in Fort Worth. The children are dressed in either sunday dresses or suits. On the right side of the image, there are adults dressed formally for church and sitting in the pews. The front door of the church is in the background of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photo that reads "Fort Worth".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Standing Outside a Church]

Description: Photograph of children standing and facing the camera outside of the entrance of a church in Fort Worth. The children are dressed in either sunday dresses or suits. Behind the group of children is a group of adults, also wearing suits and dresses. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photo that reads "Fort Worth".
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 Attendees Gathering for Lunch Under Stone Arches]

Description: Photograph of a large group of church-goers visiting and mingling under and around two stone arches and several open doorways of a large building. The main wall of the building in the image starts on the right side of the photograph, where there are the two large arches, and extends to the background of the image where the open doorways are. There is a second part of the building that has several open windows also in the background. A group of girls are standing around a table and chairs underneath one of the archways. The rest of the people, including the dominant group of chatting men, are standing outside and visiting. The men are all wearing dress pants and light, collared shirts. The women are all wearing light cotton dresses. There is handwriting on the background that reads, "Mo- Ranch. 8/50 Mo-18 Waiting for lunch".
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

[Church congregation]

Description: Photograph of a congregation in church. There are men, women, and children in the congregation, and they are standing in the pews, singing. Some of them are holding hymnals.There are windows along the side of the room and doors at the back. According to accompanying information, the picture was taken in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of children]

Description: Photograph of a class of children sitting at tables. The children are facing the camera, and there are papers on two of the tables. A man is standing in the corner of the room to the left of a window. According to accompanying information, the photograph was taken in Corpus Christi, Texas. The following is written on the back "C. Ch. - D. S."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of children]

Description: Photograph of a class of young children working at tables. The children are sitting at two different tables, and some are looking at the camera. An adult is standing behind a little boy at the back table, in front of the window. According to accompanying information, the photograph was taken in Corpus Christi. The following is written on the back: "C. Ch - D. S."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of children]

Description: Photograph of a class of children sitting at tables. The children are facing the camera, and there are papers on two of the tables. A man is standing in the corner of the room to the left of a window. According to accompanying information, the photograph was taken in Corpus Christi, Texas. The following is written on the back "C. Ch. - D. S."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of children]

Description: Photograph of a class of children sitting at tables. The children are facing the camera, and there are papers on two of the tables. A man is standing in the corner of the room to the left of a window. According to accompanying information, the photograph was taken in Corpus Christi, Texas. The following is written on the back "C. Ch. - D. S."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of Hispanic Men Sitting in a Log School House]

Description: Photograph of a group of six middle-age Mexican men sitting in fold-up chairs and facing foreward. They are all dressed in light collared shirts and trousers, and many of them are holding books and pens. One of the men sitting in the middle of the group is holding a camera. There is a large open window cut out of the log wall on the far lefthand side of the image; a man sitting next to it is gazing outside. Trees and shrubs are visible through the window. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Town & Country Institute, Livingston May 1953".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of Young Children Standing in Front of an Entrance]

Description: Photograph of a group of young children standing in approximately three tiered rows in front of a double-door entrance to a wood-slatted building. Several of the girls in the group are wearing matching white smocks, neckties, and skirts. There is an older man wearing a wide-brimmed hat standing in the back row. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taylor".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Congregation of Gentlemen in Front of a Church Entrance]

Description: 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".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Congregation of Hispanic Children]

Description: 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".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Congregation of Hispanic People Sitting in the Pews of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a small congregation of Hispanic people sitting in the pews of a church. The bench in the foreground is empty. There are three windows with closed blinds on the left-hand side of the image, and a closed door in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria - Stewardship Confs."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph