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[Two Men Standing at a Podium]

Description: Photograph of a man standing on a stage behind a podium. The man is turned to the left and talking to another man on the stage. The podium has a large decorative drapery over the front, and there are two large decorative wreaths and a pot of flowers in front of it. There is a black smudge on the back of the photograph as well as a handwritten note that reads, "Mercedes, 5-3-53".
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Revealing an Engraved Plaque]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man and a boy lifting the covering off of an engraved plaque. The man and the boy is standing on a stage and is facing toward the left-hand side of the image. The top of a piano is visible in front of the man's feet. The foreground is made up of the top of heads of people watching. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Unveiling of plaque in Mercedes 5/3/53.
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[News Script: Telephone group selects queen]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a beauty contest in Dallas for female telephone company employees, hosted by the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Date: May 3, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hispanic Presbyterian Congregation Outside of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a large Hispanic Presbyterian congregation standing in a group in front of the entrance of a light-colored, wood-slatted church. The large group, which spans the length of the entire image, consists of men in suits, women in skirts and blouses, and children. Most of the people are looking toward the camera, however there are many people in the background walking around and looking elsewhere. There is a young boy in the foreground standing away from the group and posing with his eyes closed and his hands on his hips. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. 50th Anniversary 1/4/53".
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Four Men Sitting Behind a Podium]

Description: Photograph of a side view of four men dressed in suits sitting on a bench on a stage. There is a wood podium in front of the seated gentlemen. Another man is standing beside the podium on the far right-hand side of the image. There is a stack of books on top of the podium, several vases of flowers on the stage up to the foreground, and a large tabletop fan pointed toward the seated men. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Presbyterian ceremony at San Benito. May 3, 1953, Seated: Rev. McGee, Pastor 1st. Presby. Harlingen, David L. Stitt, Rev. Charles Robinson, 1st. Presby. San Benito, Rev. S.H. Reisner, 1st. Falfurrias. Standing - Rev. J.S. Cavazos, pastor, Mexican Presby. Ch., San Benito".
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Congregation Sitting in Pews]

Description: Photograph of a large Hispanic congregation attentively facing the left-hand side of the image. The men, women, and children are all sitting at eye level in pews that fill the room. There is a man and two women sitting closely in the foreground. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito 5-3-53".
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[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
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Gesturing Toward an Engraved Plaque on the Wall]

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit gesturing toward a plaque that is hanging on the wall next to him. The man is facing at least three seated people who are cut off on the far right-hand side of the image. There is a large metal tabletop fan behind the man. There is a table and two large pots of flowers in the foreground on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Stitt unveiling plaque in San Benito. 5/3/53".
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[News Script: POW's]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrival in Texas of several U.S. prisoners of war from Korea, including Marine Corporal Eddie P. Vidal of San Antonio.
Date: May 3, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Soil awards]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the "Save the Soil and Save Texas" agricultural awards banquet in Fort Worth, celebrating achievements in soil conservation and modern scientific farming.
Date: May 3, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Crowning of queen opens home show]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about the crowning of a queen at the Greater Dallas Home Show.
Date: May 3, 1953
Duration: 1 minute 16 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Telephone group selects queen]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about a beauty contest in Dallas for female telephone company employees, hosted by the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Date: May 3, 1953
Duration: 1 minute 39 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Soil awards]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about the "Save the Soil and Save Texas" agricultural awards banquet in Fort Worth, celebrating achievements in soil conservation and modern scientific farming.
Date: May 3, 1953
Duration: 1 minute 06 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: POW's]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about the arrival in Texas of several U.S. prisoners of war from Korea, including Marine Corporal Eddie P. Vidal of San Antonio.
Date: May 3, 1953
Duration: 2 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Pirates invade Corpus Christi]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about the annual Buccaneer Days celebration in Corpus Christi.
Date: May 3, 1953
Duration: 2 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ruth Delmar Sullivan, 1953]

Description: Letter from Ruth Delmar Sullivan to other women of the House and Senate discussing the suggested dress code for upcoming events on May 2nd and 3rd in Corpus Christi. Ruth's name is circled in blue pencil at the bottom of the letter with the name and address of Gordon Forsyth handwritten beneath it. "Breaker's Hotel" is written to the right of her name.
Date: 1953
Creator: Sullivan, Ruth Delmar
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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