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[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 Choir Singing]

Description: Photograph of a small group of church choir members singing. The choir members, who are all wearing robes, are holding open songbooks. The singers are standing together behind a low wall. There are two girls standing in the front row on the far left-hand side of the image who are both sharing the same songbook. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Choir, San Benito 5/3/53".
Date: May 1953
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

[Church in Angleton]

Description: Photograph of a church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a white wooden building. There is a man standing in front wearing a suit and holding a hat. The note on the back identifies the location and dates the photo to 1951.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Church in Angleton]

Description: Photograph of a church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a white wooden building. There are other buildings in the background. Two men are standing in front of the entrance. The names Seddon and Damian are written on the back. The note on the back also identifies the location and dates the photograph to 1951.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Church under construction]

Description: Photograph of a church under construction. According to the information on the back, this is the First Mexican Church in Corpus Christi in 1924. Some of the walls have been built, but there is no roof yet. A man is standing on top of the wall, and there are building materials on the ground around the church. There is another building to the left.
Date: 1924
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 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 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 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 of Young Children Standing in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a class portrait of young Mexican Presbyterian children and their instructors. The children are all standing straight and facing the camera. There are a few instructors standing at the top of the steps at the entrance, and two are standing to the left of the group. There is a woman in the doorway holding an open umbrella above her head. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "E.P. Castaneda, Austin Chological student graduating this year- reached & taught here, one vacation, very fine fellows Palacios".
Date: November 1937
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

[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

[Commemorative Plaque on the Wall]

Description: Photograph of an engraved plaque hung up on a tiled wall. The plaque reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".
Date: May 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Commemorative Plaque on the Wall]

Description: Photograph of an engraved plaque hung up on a tiled wall. The plaque reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".
Date: May 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Commemorative Plaque on the Wall]

Description: Photograph of an engraved plaque hung up on a tiled wall. The plaque reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".
Date: May 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[The congregation at Divino Salvador]

Description: Photograph of the congregation at Divino Salvador. They are sitting in the pews of the church, and there are children sitting in small chairs in the aisle. The choir is at the front of the sanctuary. There are three windows behind them and a sign above that says "Bien Venidos." The pulpit is in front of the choir. A man is coming through the door on the left, and the congregation seems to be looking in his direction. The following information is written on the back: "At Presbytery Divino Salvador, c. c. Fall 1952."
Date: 1952
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