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[Children Playing in the Backyard of a House]

Description: Photograph of a group of young children playing outside in the backyard of a Presbyterian manse. A woman and an older girl stand on the elevated porch watching the children. A Reverend is also standing nearby and watching the children play in the grassy yard. The back of the wood-slatted manse has two more small sets of steps that lead up to doors. Another house next door is visible in the background on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Manse at Palacios Rev. B. del Pozo and family".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Side View of a Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the side of a series of light-colored, wood-slatted buildings that make up a mission. The photograph has been taken from the street. The main building, which is also the largest building and focal point of the image, has four windows on the side and two in the front next to the main double-door entrance. There is another building behind the main building on the right-hand side of the image, and also one next to it in the background. A power line stretches across the image directly above the complex. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios Mexican Mission".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Fun at the Bay

Description: Black and white copy print of a group of people on a boat that is sitting at a dock on the Palacios Bay. There are some people at the standing at the stern; other people are peeking through the windows of the boat's cabin. A man is sitting on top of the cabin roof. There are two metal barrels on the dock; one of them is blurry and partially visible in the foreground. Behind the boat is a view of the water.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Minister and Class Standing on the Steps of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight women and a minister standing outside on the front steps of a church. The women are wearing light dresses and blouses and are all holding books. They are standing on the three steps that lead up to the screened double door entrance. The door and the corresponding screen on the left-hand side are both opened outward, and the minister is standing in the door frame. There are two windows on either side of the door, and the building is lined with weeds and shrubs. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios - Training school 1952, Bernardino del Pozo M., minister."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of a Hispanic Reverend and his Family]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic Presbyterian minister and his family standing in front of a wood-slatted house. The Reverend is standing next to his wife, who is holding a baby in a blanket and smiling at the camera. There is a young toddler girl standing at the Reverend's feet, and two slightly older boys standing to his right. The eldest daughter is standing behind the young boys and next to her father. The front porch entrance of the house is visible on the left-hand side of the image in the background, along with a fence and a part of the neighbor's house. The family is standing in front of a raised back porch. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios 1953 Left to right: Aarón Raúl, Jonatán, Aurora, Rev. Bernardino del Pozo M., Margarita, Aida, Sra. M. N. del Pozo"
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[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
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to A. Walter Skoglund - 1952-03-18]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser, to A. Walter Skoglund of Bay City, Texas, dated March 18, 1952. An inquiry from Skoglund sent to the prior LULAC Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser, Blas M. Salinas, has been forwarded to John J. Herrera as Herrera is closest to the property in question in Bay City, Texas.
Date: March 18, 1952
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of White Building]

Description: Photograph from the front of a white building. The building is a single story with a false front. It is surrounded by trees and a row of short bushes form a hedge in front. A wooden walkway in the foreground leads to the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of White Building]

Description: Photograph from the front right corner of a white building. The building is a single story with a false front. It is surrounded by trees and a hedge. A wooden walkway leads to the front of the building. In the foreground and to the right of the building is a gravel road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Cleaning Fish

Description: Photograph of two women and a young boy cleaning fish at East Bay in Palacios, Texas. The woman on the left, identified as Margaret Juhl, is wearing a light-colored bonnet and dress. She holds a fish in her hands over a pot. The woman on the right, identified as Mrs. H. P. Jensen, wears a dark hat with a ribbon tied around it and a dark cape-like top. The boy that is with them stands behind the woman on the left looking at the camera. They are next to a large body of water. At least three other people can be seen in the very back. Accompanying information has provided names for the women, but they have not been matched to their positions in the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Group of Girls Sitting Together in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven girls sitting together at the back of a church in two rows of pews. The girls are all facing forward, and most are looking at the camera. There is a woman in a striped dress on the right-hand side of the image; she is holding a book and facing the group of girls. In front of her, there is a projector sitting on a table. There are two open windows and closed double doors in the background behind the girls. The foreground is made up of four more rows of empty pews. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios, 1952 Training School".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

O.J. and Lillie Hansen

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a wife and a husband, standing together for a picture in front of some castor beanstalks. They are identified as Lillian and O.J. Hansen. Lillian is wearing a white dress and a necklace, while O.J. is wearing a button-up shirt with pockets on the front and dark pants. They both have their hands behind their backs.
Date: 1932
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Boats at Palacios

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a couple of boats on the water of the Tres Palacios Bay. The boat on the left is carrying passengers; the boat on the right has a single sail and one individual on it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Building in Bay City]

Description: Photograph of a building in Bay City, Texas. It is a brick building with a covered porch and three windows along the side. There are trees around the building. According to the information on the back, the photograph was taken in 1935.
Date: 1935
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Unidentified buildings in Bay City]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified buildings in Bay City, Texas. The wooden building to the right looks like it may be a house. The building on the right looks like a school or a church, and there are trees around it. The street is not paved.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Camping at the Bay

Description: Copy negative of three men identified as Louie Knudsen, Arthur Andersen, and Mads Andersen camping at Palacios Bay in Texas. Two of the men are sitting at a makeshift table and eating a meal while the third is cooking over a fire. Tools including buckets, a hatchet, and several stacked rifles are strewn about the campsite. The men are surrounded by dense foliage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Reverend and Mrs. F. P. Rugerio and son]

Description: Portrait of Reverend and Mrs. F. P. Rugerio and their son standing in front of the Bay City Manse. The manse is a wooden house with a covered porch and trees in front. The reverend is wearing a suit, and his wife is wearing a flower-print dress. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken sometime between 1943 and 1946.
Date: 1943/1946
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Rasmussen Family at the Palacios Pavillion Beach]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the Rasmussen family posing at the beach (more specifically, at the Palacios Pavillion). The body of water behind them is a bay with a bridge running across it. There are three women and one young girl, who is holding hands with both the women on either side of her. They are all wearing striped tank-top swimsuits. The two women on the right are also wearing bathing caps and socks. According to accompanying information, Helen Rasmussen is the second woman from the right.
Date: 1924
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Guadalupe Zepeda and Alberto Esparza]

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe Zepeda and Alberto Esparza in front of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Bay City, Texas. The name of the church, in Spanish, is partially visible above the entrance. The church is a brick building with a covered porch and a fence in front. The two men are standing in front of the fence. Their names are listed on the back along with the city and year, 1935. The men are called "ancianos" on the back.
Date: 1935
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[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
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Summary of LULAC meeting held at Wharton, Texas - 1950]

Description: Summary of LULAC meeting held at Wharton, Texas on November 12, 1950. Mentions attendance of 250 persons, discussion of problems in Wharton County and surrounding territory, and lists guests of honor. Indicates that a result of this meeting is a reorganization of the Texas City LULAC Council and the formation of a new council in Palacios, Texas.
Date: 1950
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library