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[People Mingling in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of several Hispanic church-goers mingling in front of the entrance of a church. There are several small groups of men, women, and children visiting and talking to each other. The men are all wearing suits and the women are wearing blouses and skirts. There is a covered porch with a door that leads to the inside of the church in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st 50th Anniversay 1-4-53".
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Women Holding a Poster]

Description: Photograph of two women, one standing on the left and one standing on the right, holding a poster. Both of the women are wearing light patterned dresses and are also holding papers. The poster they are holding up has a title that reads, "We Would See Jesus", and underneath there are several photographs. There is a table piled with books and papers in between the two women. A stage is visible in the background, along with a table and a vase of flowers. The back of a person's head is visible in the middle of the image in the foreground. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "V.C.S. Institute, San Antonio 1953 Mmes. Seddon and Saenz".
Date: 1953~
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
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[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

[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

[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

[A Teacher at the V.C.S. Institute]

Description: Photograph of a teacher posing with a picture in front of her three students. The teacher is facing the camera and her students. She is standing in front of a small table, which has a book and a pen on it. Next to her, on the right side of the image there are four empty fold-up chairs and a large window, which is open. There is text on the bottom of the image that reads, "May 1953 Studer S.A. TEXAS" The handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "V.C.S. Institute Houston 1953".
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from A. D. Azios to candidates for office of LULAC National President - 1953-05-02]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to all candidates running for office of LULAC National President dated May 2, 1953. This is a revised master roster list of all candidates who filed by the deadline with the LULAC National Executive Secretary.
Date: May 2, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. D. Azios to candidates for office of LULAC National President - 1953-05-02]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to all candidates running for office of LULAC National President dated May 2, 1953. This is a revised master roster list of all candidates who filed by the deadline with the LULAC National Executive Secretary.
Date: May 2, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. D. Azios to LULAC members - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to all LULAC members, dated April 24, 1953. Contains details about interested candidates filing for position of LULAC National President. Includes dates, times, mailing address, and deadlines.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to LULAC councils and officers dated April 24, 1953. The letter details the requirements and filing deadline for candidates running for the office of LULAC National President. This is a returned copy signed by G. C. Martinez of Council #15 in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ruth A. Morton to John Herrera - 1953-04-10]

Description: Letter from Ruth A. Morton, Field Secretary, Community Relations Program, American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John Herrera dated April 10, 1953. This is an inquiry about the migrant agricultural labor situation in Texas and how the American Friends Service Committee can determine if there is a need for specific programs to help migrant agricultural workers.
Date: April 10, 1953
Creator: Morton, Ruth A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Santa Fe LULAC Councils 18 and 33 to LULAC Councils - 1953-05-06]

Description: Letter from Santa Fe, New Mexico LULAC Councils 18 and 33 to LULAC Councils dated May 6,1953. This letter is signed by Ruth A. Trujillo, President Ladies LULAC Council 18, and Miguel E. Trujillo, President Men's LULAC Council 33. This is a letter of support for Dr. José Maldonado in his bid for election to the office of LULAC National President for the 1953-54 term.
Date: May 6, 1953
Creator: Trujillo, Ruth A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Children in a Classroom at El Divino Salvador Church]

Description: Photograph of a kindergarten class at El Divino Salvador Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. The children are sitting a desks and a woman in skirt and sweater is standing behind them. The walls of the room are white. On a blackboard behind the children "El Divino Salvador Kindergarten April 1953" is written.
Date: April 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from José Maldonado to A. D. Azios - 1953-04-30]

Description: Letter with envelope from José Maldonado, M.D., of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, dated April 30, 1953. Maldonado is officially filing as a candidate for the LULAC National President at National Convention held in Santa Fe, New Mexico on June 13-14, 1953.
Date: April 30, 1953
Creator: Maldonado, José
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to A. G. Betancourt - 1953-04-06]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC National Publicity Director, to A. G. Betancourt of Brownsville, Texas dated April 6, 1953. This letter indicates that a group of Betancourt's friends is interested in organizing a LULAC council.in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: April 6, 1953
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ruth A. Morton - April 29, 1953]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Ruth A. Morton, secretary to the American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dated April 29, 1953. This is a reply to Morton's letter of April 10, 1953, inquiring about the migrant agricultural labor situation in Texas. The American Friends Service Committee offered to help and John Herrera suggests they undertake a program to set up rest stations for migrant workers.
Date: April 29, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Azios - 1953-05-01]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, dated May 1, 1953. Herrera is filing as a candidate for re-election to the office of LULAC National President, subject to the National Convention at Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 12-14, 1953.
Date: May 1, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

[Angleton Church]

Description: Photograph of a church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a white wooden building with lots of windows. There are other buildings in the background, and there is a playground to the left.
Date: 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Home of R.D. Campbell]

Description: Photograph of the home of Dr. Rev. R.D. Campbell. The house is a one-story, red-brick building. A chain-link fence surrounds the front yard. To the left of the house is a building with cream-colored wood siding. That building has a white wooden lattice in front of it upon which flowers are growing. The road in front of the house is dirt.
Date: 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary