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[Children Playing Outside with Toys]

Description: Photograph of two young girls and two young boys smiling for the camera while they play with their toys in a grassy yard at the side of a large wood-slatted building. The two young girls are sitting in the grass next to a large baby doll and a basket that with two smaller dolls. One of the boys is seated sideways on a wagon, and the other boy is riding a tricycle. Both of the boys are wearing dark jackets, fitted bomber hats, and round goggles on their heads. There is a small tree beside the children, and palm trees are visible in the background. The building behind them has four visible windows and a belfry at the front entrance in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito ()".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[San Benito, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the San Benito, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a black background and yellow edging. "Desoto Fire Dept." is written along the top and bottom edges. Crossed fire tools appear in the center within a yellow border shaped like a second, smaller shield.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Side View of a Building Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of the a side street view of a building being constructed. The front of the building, which is facing the left-hand side of the image, is covered in construction rafters. The side of the building, which is facing the front of the image, is made of brick and is lined with half-round windows. The wide dirt street in front of the building extends from the foreground to the left-hand side of the image. Large palm trees are visible in the far background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito, Construction of new Presb. Church 1952"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Mexican Church at the Corner of a Street]

Description: Photograph of a wood-slatted church building at the corner of a street and sidewalk. At the corner, the sidewalk turns and extends to the left-hand side of the background. It passes an old wooden house and a large brick church, which is also in the background. The tall belfry of the church is clearly visible among the power lines and poles that stretch across the image in several directions. There is a tall palm tree trunk in front of the wooden church that is parallel with the street lamp next to it. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, San Benito 1952 old & new churches".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Palm Trees in Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance to a Mexican Presbyterian Church. The church, which is in the background of the image, spans almost the entire width of the photograph. The main entrance and belfry, which is made up of three steps leading up to double doors, are located on the far right-hand side of the image. There are four long windows at the side of the church, and two more smaller windows at the very end. There is a path in the front of the church that leads up to the front entrance. The entire foreground of the image is made up of shrubs and brush. There is a palm tree in the foreground of the image, and several more in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Cars Parked in Front of a Manse]

Description: Photograph of two cars parallel-parked in front of a small manse, which sits next to a large brick church. The manse, which is on the right-hand side of the image, has a small porch and is raised from the ground on stilts. The church, which is cut off on the left-hand side of the image, is lined with half-round arched windows on the one visible side. The is a sidewalk in front of both buildings that is parallel to the street, which is in the foreground. There are two wires stretching diagonally across the image in the foreground. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito - New Mexican Presbyterian Ch. and old manse 1952".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Mexican Church at the Corner of a Street]

Description: Photograph of a wood-slatted church building at the corner of a street and sidewalk. At the corner, the sidewalk turns and extends to the left-hand side of the background. It passes an old wooden house and a large brick church, which is also in the background. The tall belfry of the church is clearly visible among the power lines and poles that stretch across the image in several directions. There is a tall palm tree trunk in front of the wooden church that is parallel with the street lamp next to it. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, San Benito old and new churches".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Brick Church Building]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance of a brick church building. The entrance consists of an open archway with two lamps on either side of it and four windows. There are three steps leading up to the entrance. The top edge of the wall forms tapered steps up to the small belfry tower, which has a pointed roof and a small bell that is visible through the arched windows. The side of the church extends to the background of the image on the right-hand side of the image. There is a bent tree in the foreground that frames the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito Mexican New Church 1952".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Car Parked in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a car parked on the street in front of an old church. The street extends from the foreground to the left-hand side of the background. Parallel to the street, there is a wood-slatted church which is closest to the foreground, a small manse, and a large brick church in the background. The manse and the wooden church is separated by clumps of trees, bushes, and shrubs. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito 1952 old and new churches, manse in between".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[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
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a Mexican Presbyterian church. There are three long windows and a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "Mexican Presbyterian Church" on the side of the building that faces the front right-hand side of the image. The yard surrounding the building and in the foreground is made up of dirt, and there is a large palm tree at the front. The front entrance of the building, which faces the left-hand side of the image, extends past the main front wall of the church, and has three steps leading up to the double doors. There are six visible windows at the front of the church, which extends into the background of the image. There are several bushes and palm trees clumped together in the front yard. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a Mexican Presbyterian church. There are three long windows and a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "Mexican Presbyterian Church" on the side of the building that faces the front right-hand side of the image. The yard surrounding the building and in the foreground is made up of dirt, and there is a large palm tree at the front. The front entrance of the building, which faces the left-hand side of the image, extends past the main front wall of the church, and has three steps leading up to the double doors. There are six visible windows at the front of the church, which extends into the background of the image. There are several bushes and palm trees clumped together in the front yard. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Silhouette Standing Next to a Window]

Description: Photograph of a blurred silhouette standing next to a small window in the background. On the far right-hand side of the image, there are two women visible sitting in chairs facing the man. Part of a plant is visible in the foreground on the far left-hand side.
Date: May 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church has white wood siding, a gray shingle roof, and a decorative parapet on the roof above the main doors. Affixed to the side of the building above the windows is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." Palm trees and bushes are scattered around the area. A man in a gray suit is standing next to the front steps of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Manse]

Description: Photograph of a manse. The house is a one-story structure with white wood siding. It has a front porch of natural wood with two square columns. Trees and bushes surround the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Reverend J.G. Cavazos and Two Women]

Description: Photograph of Reverend J.G. Cavazos and two women. Rev. Cavazos is dressed in a dark, three-piece suit. The two women are wearing skirts and blouses. The group is standing in front of the front porch of a manse with white wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church has white wood siding, a shingle roof, and a decorative parapet on the roof above the main door. The building is situated on a street corner. Palm trees, bushes, and flowers are scattered around the front and side lawns of the church. Automobiles are parked on the streets next the structure. A few people are standing by the front doors and on the sides of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Reverend J.G. Cavazos and Two Women]

Description: Photograph of Reverend J.G. Cavazos and two women. Rev. Cavazos is dressed in a three-piece suit and tie. The two women are wearing skirts and blouses. The group is standing in front of a manse with white wood siding and a wooden front porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church has white wood siding, a gray shingle roof, and a decorative parapet on the roof above the main door. Bushes and palm trees are planted in the yard in front of the building. The trunk of a palm tree is visible in the foreground on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church has white wood siding, a shingle roof, and a decorative parapet on the roof above the main doors. Palm trees and bushes are scattered around the front and side lawns of the building. Four women are standing by the door of the church. An automobile is parked on the street in front of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Manse and Neighboring Church]

Description: Photograph of a manse and the neighboring church, Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The manse is a one-story structure with white wood siding and a front porch. The neighboring church has white wood siding and a decorative parapet on part of its roof. The two are separated by wooden fences. On the sidewalk in front of the buildings, Reverend J.G. Cavazos is walking.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Young People in Front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of a group of young people outside Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The group is lined up on the sidewalk in front of the building. The church behind the people has white wood siding and a gray shingle roof. A palm tree stands between the group and the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary