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[E. B. de Vacaciones]

Description: Photograph of a large group of children and some adults. The children are of varying ages with the youngest in the front. Some of the girls are holding dolls, and three of the women in the back row are holding books. They are posing in front of a wooden building. The following is written above the picture: "To Rev. R. D. Campbell." The following is written on the back: "E. B. de Vacaciones del 1 al 21 de 1936. 82 niños matriculado, con 10 ayudantes. S. G. Ramirez."
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Bay City Mexican Presbyterian Church and some members]

Description: Photograph of some of the members of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Bay City, Texas. There are men, women, and children in the picture. They are posing in front of the entrance to the church. The church is a brick building with a covered front porch, and the sign above the entrance says "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." There is a fence in front of the church. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken on December 27, 1937.
Date: December 27, 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Brick Manse with a Hispanic Family on the Porch]

Description: Photograph of a brick manse with a young Mexican family standing on the porch. The front of the building is one long brick wall with a corner at the entrance. The primary wall has three tall windows and a screened door; two of the windows are coupled together. The wall coming out of the corner has two more shorter windows and another screened door. There is a simple wooden deck with no railing that runs along both walls. Stairs leading up to the deck connect to a sidewalk. The front yard is made up of sparse and patchy grass and a few trees and shrubs. The young Mexican family is standing in a group on the deck in front of the two doors. The family consists of a couple and their six young children. Handwriting on the back of the image reads, "Laredo - manse familia Olivares 8-51".
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

[Cars Parked in Front of Labor Camp Auditorium]

Description: Photograph of three cars in the foreground parked parallel in front of an auditorium building. The cars are parked across the street on the road, and there are more cars behind them in the background. The auditorium building is also in the far background. In front of the auditorium building, there is a flagpole and people in lightly colored clothing heading toward the entrance of the building. On the back of the photograph, there is handwriting that reads, "Labor Camp Auditorium, Harlingen, Texas. B-14 Convención del Valle Instituto de E. B. de V. 5-28-50"
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

[Children with Easter eggs]

Description: Photograph of a group of children with Easter eggs and baskets. There is a man in a hat on the far right of the back row. The front row of children are sitting on the grass, and one girl is sitting in front of the group with a basket of eggs. The following is written on the back: "Clase de niños 1946 Corsicana, Texas."
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of children in Corsicana]

Description: Photograph of a class of children and their teacher in Corsicana, Texas. The group is posing on the steps of an unidentified wooden building. The students include both girls and boys. The younger children, including a toddler, are sitting on the front. The teacher is standing to the left. The following is written on the back: "Clase de niños 1928 Corsicana."
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of teenagers in Corsicana]

Description: Photograph of a group of teenagers in Corsicana, Texas. There is one adult man in a suit standing to the left with a box on the ground in front of him. The toddler is standing to the right of the group. The front row of teenagers is sitting on the ground, and the back row is standing. Some of them are holding eggs. The following is written on the back: "Clase de Jovenes 1946 Corsicana."
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of teenagers in Corsicana]

Description: Photograph of a group of teenagers standing on the steps of an unidentified building in Corsicana, Texas. There are girls and boys in the group, and a younger boy is standing below them to the right. A man dressed in a soldier's uniform is standing on the front row. The following is written on the back: "Clase de Intermedios 1946 Corsicana."
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph

[Class Standing in Front of a Sunday School Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of young boys and a teacher standing in front of a Presbyterian Sunday School building. The six boys are all wearing baggy pants and light-colored collared shirts. The teacher, who is standing behind the boys, is wearing a suit and holding a book and papers. The building behind the group is elevated off the ground with stilts. The open windows that line the walls make the inside of the building partially visible. In the background behind the building, there is a large bush and several people standing behind it. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Class # 4. Vincente Huerta. Newgulf"
Date: September 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[El Divino Salvador]

Description: Photograph of a congregation in front of El Divino Salvador. The church is a white building with an enclosed entry way. The congregation is gathered in front. The man standing with his back to the camera in the middle of the group has been identified with an arrow as J. C. Palacio. The following is written at the top of the photograph: "Enero 1950 El Divino Salvador E. D."
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Front Entrance of a Small Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance of a small, brick Presbyterian church. There are steps leading up to a closed, double-door entrance with windows on both sides and an ornamental-shaped roof. There is a sign in Spanish on the far left-hand side of the image that translates to read, "Order of Services, Sunday, School 10-11, Sermon 11-, Sermon 8:00 p.m., Wednesday Service 8:00, Monday, Youth 7:30, Reverend C.C. Acevedo". There is a large tree cut off on the right-hand side of the image that is casting a shadow on the building. Power lines span the 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

[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

[The Good Pastor]

Description: Photograph of the rear view of the residence of a clergy member in Dallas, Texas. The one story small home has two rectangular windows and a backdoor. Another residence is visible to the right. A car is parked outside the front of the home.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Friends in Newgulf, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a group of fourteen people standing together in two rows on grass in front of a house. Two of the women in the group are wearing mid-length, dark dresses and matching hats. They are both holding thick stacks of books in their arms. The other three women are all wearing light dresses, and two of them are wearing sun hats. Most of the men in the group are wearing suit pants, collared shirts, and suit jackets. One man is wearing a lightly colored sweater and a hat. There is a man in the back row holding a young child in his arms. On the far right side of the image, there is a young boy standing with his hands in his pockets and looking at the group. Behind the group there is a house that is propped up off the ground on cement blocks. There is handwriting that is visible on the back of the photograph. It reads, "Gulf or Newgulf, Texas Front row l-r, : 1 Mrs. Cortés 2 3 Mrs Campos 4 Crispín Campos 5 Agirpino García rear 1 Esperanza García 2 Dyro Garcia holding (line) 3 Julio Moreno 4 Pilar Cortes 5 6". There is also a large stamp of a photograph printing company logo that features a leaping fox and the text, "Guaranteed For Life This is A Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made by Fox Company San Antonio, Texas, Trade Mark Protected Feb. 1938".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Hispanic Church Attendees]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic church goers in front of their place of worship. The group consists of children in the front dressed in suits and light dresses, men in the back on the left side of the image dressed in dark suits, and women on the right side of the image wearing light dresses and floral sun hats. In front of the children there is a sign that is handwritten in Spanish. The church behind the group is a simple, one-room light brick building with one window at the front and three at the side. There is a wooden bench at the front of the church next to the group of people. Above the church power lines are connected to the roof close to the chimney. This image is mounted on gray cardboard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Teachers Standing in Front of a Sunday School Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of female Sunday School teachers standing in front of a school Presbyterian building. The four young teachers stand closely together; they are all wearing past the knee-length collared dresses. An older teacher wearing a light-colored dress stands slightly away from the group. The teachers are all facing toward the right side of the image. The building behind them is raised slightly from the ground, and the open windows that line the wall make a part of the inside visible. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back that translates to read, "Class # 3. Mrs. Josefa M. de Moreno, Newgulf".
Date: September 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Women at a Presbyterian Congregation]

Description: Photograph of a group of women sitting in the front row of a Presbyterian convention meeting. The six women are looking toward the camera and smiling; some of them are wearing long convention ribbons on their collars. There are many people sitting on fold-up chairs behind them as well as across the aisle from them. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Convention S.A. - Bethel".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Young People in Magnolia Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of people in a park in Houston. There are three rows of people in the group. The top row is made up of young men standing, the middle row is made up of young women kneeling in the grass, and the front row is made up of young girls, also kneeling or sitting. The men are all wearing suits, however only one is wearing a jacket. The women and girls are wearing light dresses or skirts and blouses. There are trees farther in the background. On the back of the photograph, there are two separate notes, one written vertically and one written horizontally. The first note reads, "Young People. Magnolia Park Houston 1938". The second note reads, "Los negativos de estos retratos las tiene la frita Ester Heredía", which has been translated to "the negatives of these portraits have Esther Heredía". There is also a stamp on the back of the photograph that reads, "446B".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Portrait of Children]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of a group of children organized into three tiered rows. The front row consists of a small group of young boys sitting on the ground. The second row consists of a group of seated young girls and a young woman who is seated in the middle. The back row consists of a small group of slightly older girls wearing either tartan printed or white dresses. There is a window both behind the group and on the right-hand side of the image. Many of the boys are holding wide-brimmed hats. The photograph is mounted on a patchy, light-colored piece of cardboard. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "This portrait is affectionately dedicated to the President of the Children's Society - Delia Lopez, G.A. Walls, Laredo, Tex Oct. 27, 1920"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Portrait of Hispanic Children]

Description: Photograph of a group portrait of school-age Hispanic children and two adults. There are three rows of children standing, kneeling, and sitting on the ground and facing the camera. There is a young woman standing at the end of the middle row to the right, and a man standing at the opposite end on the left. Most of the children are smiling and many have their hands on their faces. There is a small building visible in the background on the right-hand side. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to: "Hm Cawpbell. Here is a photo that mother took of E.D. McAllen on the second of October. There was nothing more than sending them out. McAllen - Oct. 1935 A Fernández".
Date: October 1935
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Posed in Front of a Presbyterian Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posed in front of a Presbyterian building. The group consists of three rows of people; the first consists of two young girls and one young boy sitting on the ground, the second row consists of three men and one baby, and the top row consists of five women standing and facing the camera. The men are all wearing light collared shirts and pants, and the women are all wearing long dresses. The building in the background has four visible windows, which are opened, and is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a large grassy field visible in the background on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Class # 6. Mr. Hernando Gutierrez, Newgulf
Date: September 1951
Item Type: Photograph