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[Latin American Methodist Manse]

Description: Photograph of the Latin American Methodist manse in Austin, Texas. There is a group of men and women gathered in the yard of the house. Some are sitting in chairs. There is a large tree in front with two signs nailed to it. The small sign says "Plumbing by - Middleton Plumbing Co. Phone 6 2338." The larger white sign says "Leland R. Wilson General Contractor Phone 8-1796." According to the information on the back of the photograph, the people gathered on June 7, 1953 to dedicate the manse.
Date: June 7, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Interior of a Mission in Houston]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a Presbyterian mission in Houston, Texas. This photograph was taken at the inside entrance. There are eight rows of pews on both sides of the image with an aisle down the center. At the front of the room there are stairs leading up to an altar with a podium. There are open doorways on either side of the altar, as well as two large stained glass windows. In between the stained glass windows are large letters that spell out "MADRE" (translated to "mother"). There is writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "Houston Bonita Gardens".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Presbyterian Preacher on Stage]

Description: Photograph of a man standing behind a pedestal on a stage and speaking to an audience. In front of the pedestal there is a large bouquet of flowers and a tall, silver microphone. On the right side of the image next to the speaker, there are two ladies sitting at a table covered with a lace tablecloth and a bouquet of flowers. One of the ladies is looking toward the camera and laughing, and the other lady is looking out at the audience. The edge of the stage is in the foreground, as well as an electric box. There is typed writing at the bottom of the image that reads "May 1953 Studer S.A. TEXAS".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Empty Pedestal in Front of an Audience]

Description: Photograph taken from a stage of an audience sitting in rows of seats. In the foreground there is a large wooden pedestal with a book and a microphone. In front of the pedestal there is a metal railing at the edge of the stage and a plant visible. Most of the audience, who are sitting mostly on the right side of the image, are looking toward the right side of the stage. There is a long aisle in the middle of the photo that separates the seating, and ends in the background with an open door. There is a printed label at the bottom of the photograph that reads, "May 1953 Studer S.A. Texas".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[People Outside of Church After Presbytery Meeting]

Description: Photograph of people outside of a Presbyterian Church after a meeting. The entrance of the church is visible on the left side of the image. There is a man standing on the first step leading up to the entrance and looking into the church. There is a woman laughing in the foreground on the left side of the image. Next to the church in the background of the image there is a grassy yard with children and a few adults standing an visiting. There is a light colored house in the background next to the yard with a wire fence. There are stacks of bricks lined up along the fence. The handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Presbytery Meeting, visit at "El Divino Redentor" (translated to "The Divine Redeemer") Houston Apr. 1953".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[On Stage in Front of an Audience]

Description: Photograph of a small crowd of people sitting in rows of theatre seating and looking up at the stage, which is where the photograph is being taken from. The seating goes far back into the background, however only the front and some of the middle seats are occupied by people. The front row consists of only children, and mostly young boys. There is a metal railing at the front of the stage as well as a row of stage lights. On the far lefthand side of the image, part of a piano and some flowers are visible. On the far righthand side, the back of a woman's head is in the foreground. There is a printed label on the bottom of the photograph that reads, "May 1953 Studer S.A. TEXAS".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Cars Parked Along a Chain-Link Fence]

Description: Photograph of a cars parked along a chain-linked fence on a dirt road. There are six people walking around two of the cars. Across the dirt road there is a small, light colored house with large trees around it. Another small hous can be made out farther in the background; it is covered by trees. In front of the houses there is an electric pole with cables spanning the image. Handwriting on the back reads, "At Presbytery 1953".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Front View of the Presbyterian Mission at Bonita Gardens]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Presbyterian Mission at Bonita Gardens. This photograph was taken across the street from the mission. The mission is one building with a belfry above the main entrance, which consists of an archway around double doors. The belfry has a sharply pointed spire on top. An small entrance at the side of the mission is visible. There are five large windows at the side of the building and two at the front on either side of the entrance. Small houses can be seen behind the mission building. In the foreground there is a wire fence and an electric pole with electric cords spanning the image. Bare trees and shrubs spot the landscape surrounding. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "La misión Presbitiriana de Bonita Gardens Jornado el 29 de Enero de 1949". This translates to "The Presbyterian Mission of Bonita Gardens, he day is January 29th, 1949"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Side View of the Houston Avenue Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a large Mexican Church in Houston, Texas. The entrance, which is in the background on the right side of the image, has stairs leading up to it. The rest of the building runs down past the left side of the image. The building is made up of dark bricks and several light colored windows. There is a grassy yard in the front of the church. Writing on the back of the photograph reads, "Houston Ave. Mex. Church. Houston, Texas.".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Visiting Outside of Church after Meeting]

Description: Photograph of about nine men visiting in front of a Presbyterian Church after a meeting. All of the men are wearing dark suits, ties, and shirts. Five of the men are walking away from the camera on the far righthand side of the image. The other four men are all on the lefthand side of the image looking over at the other men. Part of the entrance of the church is visible on the far left. There is a sidewalk leading up to the entrance. There is a house with a wire fence clearly visible in the background. In front of the fence there are stacks of large bricks. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "At Presbytery. Apr. 1953 "El Divino Redentor" (Translates to "The Divine Redeemer").
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[People Onstage During a Presbyterian Convention]

Description: Photograph of four men and one woman on a stage by a podium and a microphone. The woman and two of the men are lined up on the right side of the image. They are all looking toward the other two men, who are on the left side of the image. One of the men is sitting on a chair by the curtain in the background, and the other one is standing and facing the three other people. In between the two groups of people, there is a podium, a large bouquet of flowers, and a tall microphone. There is handwriting on the back of the image that reads, "Harlingen Convención del Valla Mayo 1953".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of two women and three little girls]

Description: Portrait of two unknown women and three little girls in Beeville, Texas. All five are wearing dresses and standing in front of an unidentified building. The building has windows on either side of the women, and there is a set of wooden stairs to the left. The building is on cinder blocks.
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

[Singing in church]

Description: Photograph of a congregation singing in church in Beeville, Texas. The congregation is standing, facing the camera. Some of the people are holding hymnals. There is a pulpit at the front of the church which is visible in the bottom right corner of the photograph. There are windows around the sides of the church, and the door at the back is open. A car is visible through the back window.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Woodlawn Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the Woodlawn Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. The church is a white wooden building on cinder blocks, and there are trees around it. A man is posing for the camera in the grass in front of the building. The following is written at the top of the photograph: "Cuando era 'Woodlawn Presb. Church.' 3757 Chell Rd. Corpus Christi. Highway 9." At the bottom is printed "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex."
Date: March 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[Meeting in Beeville]

Description: Photograph of a group of people meeting in an unidentified building in Beeville, Texas. The group is seated facing a man is a suit who is standing in front of them, reading. There are tall windows along the side of the room, and the door at the back is open.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Woodlawn Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. The church is a new white building with a round stained glass window on the front. The old church building is behind it. the following is written on the top of the photograph: "El nuevo templo de Woodlawn y el antiguo Woodlawn." An arrow has been drawn pointing to the old building. At the bottom is printed "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex."
Date: March 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of unknown children]

Description: Portrait of ten unknown children and a woman. The group is standing in a room, posing for the camera. There are seven girls and three boys. The windows behind them have flower print curtains.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Street View of a Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the side of a series of light-colored, wood-slatted buildings that make up a church. The photograph has been taken from the street, which is in the foreground. The main building, which is also the largest and closest to the foreground, has four windows on the side and two in the front next to the main double-door entrance. There is another building behind the main building on the right-hand side of the image, and also one next to it in the background. There are children playing in the courtyard between these two buildings. A power line stretches across the image directly above the complex. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: October 1951
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

[Group of Boys Standing in Front of a Window]

Description: Photograph of a group of nine Hispanic boys lined up in front of a window of a wood-slatted building. The boys are all wearing collared button-up shirts, belts, and trousers. All of the boys are facing the camera, however not all of them are looking toward it. There is a grassy field behind the building that is visible on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note underneath the image area and the decorative border that reads, "some of our boys".
Date: November 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Large Formal Group Portrait in Front of a Large Wood Building]

Description: Photograph of a very large formal group portrait outside in front of a large one-room church building. The group of people are stretched across the entire image. Everyone is dressed in suits, ties, and light, frilly dresses and hats. The entire bottom half of the photograph is of the grass that makes up the foreground. The large church in the background on the right-hand side of the image has a steep roof, three windows on the side, and a large open doorway. There is a trellis in front of the doorway outside, and there is a stagecoach on the far right behind the group. The photograph is mounted onto a board with a piece of masking tape along the bottom. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
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

[Portrait of a Hispanic Reverend and his Family]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic Presbyterian minister and his family standing in front of a wood-slatted house. The Reverend is standing next to his wife, who is holding a baby in a blanket and smiling at the camera. There is a young toddler girl standing at the Reverend's feet, and two slightly older boys standing to his right. The eldest daughter is standing behind the young boys and next to her father. The front porch entrance of the house is visible on the left-hand side of the image in the background, along with a fence and a part of the neighbor's house. The family is standing in front of a raised back porch. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios 1953 Left to right: Aarón Raúl, Jonatán, Aurora, Rev. Bernardino del Pozo M., Margarita, Aida, Sra. M. N. del Pozo"
Date: 1953~
Item Type: Photograph