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[Half of a Church on a Trailer]

Description: Photograph of half of a church building on a trailer in a field in Corpus Christi, Texas. There are houses in the background. The following is written on the top of the photograph: "La primera mitad llegó a su destino. 2238 Belton st." "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex" is printed at the bottom.
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Young People's Class of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of young people standing outside. The women are wearing in either dresses or skirts and blouses. The men are dressed in pants and button-down shirts. Trees are visible behind the group. The group is identified as members of a young people's class at an unnamed church.
Date: July 17, 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Children's Class of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of children standing outside. They are described as the members of a children's class at an unnamed church. The girls are wearing dresses and the boys are wearing jeans and shirts. One boy is wearing a hat. A few adults are visible in the distant background. Trees are beyond the adults.
Date: July 17, 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Children's Class of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of children standing outside. The girls are wearing dresses and the boys are wearing jeans and shirts. One boy is wearing a hat. A few adults are visible in the distant background and trees are visible beyond them. The children are identified as the members of a children's class for an unnamed church. The photograph is out of focus.
Date: July 17, 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Women at a Conference]

Description: Photograph of women standing outside at an unidentified conference. They are wearing either dresses or skirts and blouses. One small girl stands in front on the right. Trees are visible in the distant background. The day appears to be windy.
Date: November 11, 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Women at a Conference]

Description: Photograph of women standing outside at an unidentified conference. They are wearing either dresses or skirts and blouses. Several are holding purses. One small girl is standing in front on the right. Trees are visible in the distant background. The day appears to be windy.
Date: November 11, 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Moving a church]

Description: Photograph of the old Woodlawn church building being moved. The building is in two pieces, and it is being hauled away by trucks. There are three workers in the picture, and one is standing on top of the building. The following is written at the top of the photograph: "El antiguo Woodlawn saliendo de camino por la carretera no. 9 con destino a 'Temple Eddiiton.' Salio en dos partes." "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex." is printed at the bottom.
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Moving a church]

Description: Photograph of a church building being moved in Corpus Christi, Texas. The building is divided into two sections, and each is being pulled by a truck. There are several people in the photograph. The following is written on the photograph: "Con dificultad ____ entrando a su nueva propiedad, donde es hoy El Divino Salvador Presbyterian Church. 2238 Belton St. Corpus Christi, Texas." The following is printed at the bottom "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex."
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Moving a church]

Description: Photograph of a church building being moved. The building has been divided for transportation, and this is one half. It is being pulled by a truck, and another truck is parked in front. There are two workers standing in front of the building. The following is typed on the photograph: "El Divino Salvador 1949- 2238 Belton St. Corpus Christi, Tex. Woodlawn Presbyterian Church 3757 Chell Rd. Corpus Christi, Tex. (ates que fuera El Divino Salvador). Templo Metiodista antes que fuera Woodlawn Presbyterian Church." "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex" is printed on the left side of the photograph.
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of a Methodist Church. It is a white building with arched windows along the side and two doors and columns along the front. There is a cross on top. "First Methodist Church" appears above the columns. Mrs. McBride's name is written on the back.
Date: 1949
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Mother and Young Daughter Standing on a Lawn Outside of a House]

Description: Black and white photograph of a mother, Margie Buss Hansen, and her daughter, Gloria Jean Hansen, standing on the lawn outside of a house with a covered porch that is visible behind them. Margie is wearing glasses and a dress with asymmetrical buttons descending down the bodice. She is touching Gloria Jean's hair. Gloria, who is wearing a white dress, is standing to her mother's right and is leaning on her.
Date: September 1949
Creator: The Fox Company
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Parents and Their Daughter Standing on a Lawn]

Description: Black and white photograph of a father, a mother, and their daughter. The father and mother are identified as Harold Hansen and Dorothy Bender Hansen according to a handwritten note on the back of the photograph. The father is wearing a double-breasted suit and tie; the mother is wearing a button-up dress. Their daughter is wearing a frilly white dress. She is holding a stuffed animal in her right hand and a woven basket in her left hand.
Date: November 1949
Creator: The Fox Company
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of People Learning a Hymn]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting outdoors at a picnic table with open books. One woman stands behind them with open hymnal instructing. According to accompanying information, the group is learning a new hymn in English at a Pioneer Conference in Austin, Texas.
Date: August 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Sunday School Group]

Description: Photograph of a Sunday School group standing outside. The group consists of children sitting in the front, women behind them, and men standing in the back. Reverend L.C. Hernandez is standing on the right in a dark colored suit. Trees are visible behind the group.
Date: July 17, 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from Raoul A. Cortez, LULAC President General, to Officers and Members of LULAC Councils - 1949-02-10]

Description: Letter from Raoul Cortez, LULAC President General, to officers and members of LULAC Councils, dated February 10, 1949. The letter begins with a request to disregard an earlier correspondence dated January 5, 1949, which was written in response to issues raised at a Regional Convention in Houston, Texas. The President General is asking members to approve reimbursement of expenses incurred by LULAC officers during a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with executives and legislators regarding civil rights and segregation issues. The second proposal concerned assessment of a fifty cent per member donation towards salaries for a professional organizer, a full-time Secretary General, and a paid Legal Advisor.
Date: February 10, 1949
Creator: Cortez, Raoul A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Raoul Cortez, LULAC National President, to All LULAC Officers and Councils - 1949-09-08]

Description: Letter from Raoul Cortez, LULAC National President, to all officers and councils of LULAC, dated September 8, 1949. This is a notification of a called special meeting of the Supreme Council to be held October 8 and 9, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas. The meeting will approve the new constitution and by-laws, set up the permanent home office, and discuss redistricting.
Date: September 8, 1949
Creator: Cortez, Raoul A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1949-08-24]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated August 24, 1949. In this letter Herrera explains his disappointment at not being elected first vice-president general of LULAC. It is also a reassurance of his loyalty and support of LULAC.
Date: August 24, 1949
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from Emilia Hernandez to Raoul Cortez - 1949-01-28]

Description: Western Union telegram from Emilia Hernandez, President of Kingsville Ladies LULAC Council #20 to Raoul Cortez dated January 28, 1949. The Ladies Council #20 informs LULAC that the 50 cent assessment will cause them to forfeit their charter as they cannot afford the payment. The reverse side has a handwritten note regarding LULAC Youth Month participation.
Date: January 28, 1949
Creator: Hernandez, Emilia
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library