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[Teenagers at a church convention]

Description: Photograph of five teenagers, three girls and two boys, at a convention at Divino Salvador in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1952. The date and location are identified on the back. They are standing between two cars, and on of the girls is standing in the open door of the white car on the left. There are trees and houses in the background.
Date: 1952
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Window in a Dark Room]

Description: Photograph of a large, sectioned window in the middle of a dark room. The window is made up of six separate sections, and a wood-slatted house and trees are clearly visible through it in the background. The silhouettes of many various objects can be seen around the room, and more windows are visible in the background on the far right-hand side of the image. There is a hand-written note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. Fire 11/21/52".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Row of Windows in a Dark Room]

Description: Photograph of a row of broken windows in a dark and cluttered room. The windows are lined up on a wall that is on the right-hand side of the image. The light coming through the shattered windows from the outside illuminates silhouettes of various objects piled in the dark room. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. After fire 11-21-52".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Roof of a Heavily Damaged Church]

Description: Photograph of the top of a heavily damaged church building. There is a short tower on the left-hand side that has a window with shattered panes. On the right-hand side of the image, an entire wall of bricks have been ripped off, making the wooden support beams and the inside of the church visible. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. After fire 11-21-52".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Scout Photo

Description: Black and white photo of a group of eleven young boys identified as Boy Scouts, arranged in a single line. They are standing outdoors in a forest surrounded by trees and appear to be in a clearing. Most boys are wearing jeans and white t-shirts. However, there is one boy who stands second from the left wearing a button-up shirt and another boy, standing fifth from the left, wearing a boy scout uniform complete with a tied bandana around his neck. A decorative border frames the image.
Date: 1952
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Woman Looking at the Broken Windows of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing and looking at a section of a church. There is a man in front of the woman who is bent over, and they are both situated at the bottom left-hand side of the image. The building has numerous broken windows and charred bricks. There are steps leading up to a charred double-door entrance on the left. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. After fire 11-21-52".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People Lined Up Outside of a House]

Description: Photograph of people lined up in front of a small lightly colored house. The line leads up to a canopy that stands in front of the house. There is a man in a suit standing under the canopy and gesturing toward the line, which cuts off at the foreground of the photograph. There are children sitting and playing at the side of the house, and a woman stands in the doorway watching them. There is another wood-slatted building visible next to the house on the left-hand side of the image. There is faint handwriting visible on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Three Carved Chairs and Potted Plants on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of three ornately carved wooden chairs positioned atop a raised platform. The chairs are surrounded by a myriad of healthy-looking potted plants and shrubs. There is what looks like a rectangular patterned banner in front of the middle chair. Both the floor and the walls surrounding are made of wood. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mexican Church Mercedes 1952".
Date: 1952
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils and Officers - 1952-11-05]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC Executive Secretary, to all LULAC Officers, and Texas LULAC Councils of District Eight, dated November 5, 1952. Proclamation advising of an upcoming Texas LULAC District Number 8 Convention to be held November 16,1 952 in Rosenberg, Texas.
Date: November 5, 1952
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for G. A. Deslandes, January 30, 1952]

Description: Funeral program for Dr. G. A. Deslandes, died January 26, 1952. The funeral was held January 30, 1952 at St. Paul Methodist Church, officiated by Dr. E. A. Smith. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1952
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Three Carved Chairs Against a Wood-grain Wall]

Description: Photograph of three ornately carved wooden chairs sitting against a decorative wood-grain wall. The tips of a potted plant is visible in the foreground, and there appears to be repeated motifs carved into the wall behind. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1952
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Description: Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.
Date: June 20, 1952
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. C. Thornton - 1952-02-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to A. C. Thornton, Assistant Chief of Police, recommending William Self for a license to drive a taxicab. Herrera briefly describes the history of their acquaintance, which went back to 1939 when Herrera was driving a taxi while attending law school.
Date: February 9, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Report of the LULAC Convention Committee on a study entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas"]

Description: Report by LULAC Committee chaired by Santos de la Paz, and committee members R. E. Austin, Luis Albarado, and O. T. Salinas, appointed by the LULAC Convention to study the report entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The committee recommends disapproval and censure of the report, that a protest be sent to the University of Texas for permitting the printing the report, and the committe deplores what they see as approval of the report by the Texas Regional Convention of LULACs.
Date: 1952?
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Texas Mexican Presbytery]

Description: Photograph of the members of the Texas Mexican Presbytery. According to the information on the back, the gathering took place at El Divino Salvador Church in Corpus Christi, Texas in September of 1952. The men are posing in the church. There is a railing in front of them and a wall behind with a sign that says "Bien Venidos." Accompanying information identifies the following men by the numbers written on the photograph: 1. Rev. Jesse Leos, 2. Rev. J. F. Rojos, 3. Rev. Juan Cavacos, 4. Rev. R. D. Campbell, 5. Rev. Samuel Ramirez, 6. Rev. Ben Armendariz, 7. Rev. C. C. Acevedo, 8. Muñoz, 9. Rev. Isaac Olivares, 10. Jose Martinez, 11. Juan Veja, 12. Rev. Jose Martinez, 13. Manuel Garcia, 14. Isaac Morales, 15. Arcadio, 16. Rev. Francisco Rugerio, 17. Rev. Guadalupe Armendaril, 18. Rev. Jose De La Luz Guerrero, 19. Rev. Luis Hernandez, 20.Rev. J. B. Franco, 21. Pascual Guzman, 22. Rev. Juan DaLucios, 23. Rev. A. L. Sedden, 24. Issequias Pimentel, 26. Rev. Alberto Luna, 28. Manuel Quintania, 30. Rev. G. M. Valenzuela, 31. Rev. Diego Vera, 32. Esequil Caseres, 34. Rev. Bernarndino Del Pozo, 36. Rev. Ismaiel Maldonado.
Date: September 1952
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[View of Ship Passing Through Drawbridge]

Description: Photograph of a town on the edge of a river with a ship passing through a bridge, identified as Pleasure Pier drawbridge. Cars are waiting for the ship to pass on either side of the bridge. There is what appears to be a factory in the distance with multiple smokestacks. A stamp on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: November 19, 1952
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Danevang School Picture of Gene Hansen

Description: Bust portrait photograph of a young boy, identified as Wilbert Gene Hansen, in front of a blank backdrop. The photograph was taken for a school picture. Printed text on the front reads, "School Days 1952-53 Danevang." Wilbert wears a print shirt. He is looking slightly to the right.
Date: 1952/1953
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of Men of Presbytery Outside Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of men, identified as a presbytery, standing outside a church. The men are gathered on the lawn and dressed in suits and ties. Other men, women, and children are congregating behind the men. The church behind the people is a one-story building with white plaster walls.
Date: 1952
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Convention at Divino Salvador]

Description: Photograph of a church convention. The following information is written on the back: "Divino Salvador (Corpus Ch) 1952 Convention." There are four cars parked in front of the church, and a group of people are gathered under a tent to the left of the building. The church is white with a cross above the entrance.
Date: 1952
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary