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[Church Repair]

Description: Copy negative of the construction of the Danevang Lutheran Church chapel in Danevang, Texas. There is a truck holding large equipment in the center of the photograph. There are several construction workers pictured throughout the image. There are some trees and shrubs in the background.
Date: 1946/1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Interior of Mount Sinai Temple in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Mount Sinai Temple in El Paso, Texas. Multiple rows of theater-style chairs fill the room. A dome-shaped light fixture bearing the image of a Star of David appears over the seating area. Multiple windows of various shapes and sizes appear on the walls.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Location Info:
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Interior View of a Masonic Temple Auditorium]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of the Memorial Masonic Grand Lodge Temple auditorium. There are multiple rows of chairs, including a second-level balcony. There is a large stage in the front with various podiums and chairs.
Date: [1953-02-14..1953-02-15]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Mexican pyramids]

Description: Photograph of a stone pyramid in Mexico City with dragon and crocodile head carvings emanating from it. The pyramid appears to be the Temple of Quetzalcoatl Pyramid in Teotihuacan.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cochran, Jimmy W.
Partner: Midwestern State University

[Masonic Temple]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a Masonic Temple. There is an automobile parked in front of the entrance. The building has four levels and a large covered porch with columns.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Masonic Temple Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a Masonic Temple. It has three stories with small balconies on top floor. There is a staircase leading to the front doors and four large columns. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Masonic temple. 1901 Lakeshore Drive, Port Arthur. Built 1927."
Date: 1927
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Church Facade]

Description: Photograph of the front facade of a church that is preceded by a long, paved walkway with large trees flanking each side. There are a couple steps leading up to the front doorway. The church appears to be laid on a central axis. It has been built with a prominent central tower with a pyramidal spire, which has been topped with a cross. There appears to be a bell in the small, open enclosure of the tower, typical of Catholic churches. There is hand-written text in blue ink on the back of the photograph that reads, "E. Christensen".
Date: 1945~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Congregation B'Nai Israel - Galveston, Texas: Confirmation Services

Description: Congregation B'Nai Israel's pamphlet for their Shabuoth service and confirmation service given on June 11, 1940 and June 12, 1940. The confirmation service occurred on Shabuoth Eve at 7:30 o'clock and the Shabuoth morning service commenced at 10:00 o'clock, headed by Rabbi Henry Cohen.
Date: 1940-06-11/1940-06-12
Creator: Congregation B'nai Israel (Galveston, Tex.)
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Large Tree in Front of a Wooden Cabin]

Description: Photograph of a large tree in front of a wood-slatted cabin. The tree, which is on the left-hand side of the image, is one of many scattered mostly around the background. There is a wooden fence around the cabin, which has three windows with shutters on the right-hand side. The photograph is mounted on a black board, which has pin holes in several places. There is a note on the bottom of the image that is typed onto a piece of white paper. It reads, "Temple of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Uvalde, Texas, approximately in the year 1895. This building and its congregation no longer exist".
Date: unknown
Creator: Crofoot, George W.
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Decorative Cobblestone Entrance of a Church]

Description: Photograph of the decorative cobblestone entrance of a church. The entrance, which is in the center of the image, consists of closed double-doors and steps leading up to them. The entrance is partially hidden by the two large shaped bushes on either side. The building turns the corner and continues in the background on the right-hand side of the entrance. The wall visible in the background is lined with windows. Several voluptuous bushes and shrubs are visible around the property. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Waco, Texas Front of the temple. Mexican Presbyterian Church".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Two Men in Front of the Door of Templo Presbiteriano Mexicano]

Description: Photograph of two men standing in front of the main door of Templo Presbiteriano Mexicano. The men are dressed in suit and ties. One is wearing a hat. The man on the right is Reverend J. de la Luz Guerrero. The church behind them is white with wood siding. Two concrete steps lead to the front door.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[World Youth Conference]

Description: Photograph of the World Youth Conference. Five buses are parked in a row with all the members of the conference standing in front of the buses, waving at the photographer. The conference was held at Methodist Temple on Fifth Street because the First Christian Church did not have a large enough place to have the meeting.
Date: February 11, 1955
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Masonic Temple]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as a Masonic Temple on 1901 Lakeshore Drive. The building is several stories high, and columns extend past two floors. Shrubs and trees surround the lodge. It was constructed in 1927 and opened in July of 1928.
Date: 197?
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Beth-El Congregation's Second Synagogue]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the synagogue at 207 W. Broadway Ave. that served Beth-El Congregation from 1920 to 2000. The building has two stories plus a basement with a social hall and kitchen. It is constructed of red brick and limestone. In the photo, the facade has a frieze above the entry with a quote from Psalms ("Give Ear, O Lord, Unto My Prayer") as well as two limestone menorahs above the quotation. The stained-glass windows on the front and side of the building are protected by storm windows. This image shows the front of the building shortly before the congregation moved to a new location across town. Several of the decorative features, particularly the frieze and limestone arches, are stained with black marks from 80 years of air pollution. When the congregation moved in August of 2000, the frieze, menorahs, and a Ten-Commandment carving were removed from the facade and replaced with red brick.
Date: 2000
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Interior of Beth-El Congregation Sanctuary]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the second house of worship for Fort Worth's Reform Jewish congregation after being remodeled in 1981. This image was taken with the main lights turned off to show the sanctuary's 72 Castelli fiberglass lights, which evoke the imagery of a flock of doves. The stained glass in the background dates to the 1948 remodeling.
Date: 2000
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives