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[Family Standing Outside for a Group Picture]

Description: Photograph of a group of family members dressed in formal clothing. There are five women and two men standing together in a line; they are all looking toward the direction of the camera. The women are all wearing sleeved dresses that reach past the knee, and the men are wearing suits. Everyone has a large ribbon pinned to their chests. The group is standing outside in front of a light-colored building visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mackay J.G. Cavagos & family". There is also a faded publisher stamp underneath the writing.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Portrait of Hispanic Children]

Description: Photograph of a group portrait of school-age Hispanic children and two adults. There are three rows of children standing, kneeling, and sitting on the ground and facing the camera. There is a young woman standing at the end of the middle row to the right, and a man standing at the opposite end on the left. Most of the children are smiling and many have their hands on their faces. There is a small building visible in the background on the right-hand side. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to: "Hm Cawpbell. Here is a photo that mother took of E.D. McAllen on the second of October. There was nothing more than sending them out. McAllen - Oct. 1935 A Fernández".
Date: October 1935
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Reading a Book Behind a Podium]

Description: Photograph of a man standing behind a podium and reading a book that he is holding. There is a lace-draped piano to the left of him, and a potted plant next to him. There is a wire stretched across the wall behind the man and another one connected to the podium. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mercedes".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Speaking Behind a Podium at an Annex]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man standing behind a lace-draped podium and facing the camera. There are four visible men sitting on benches against the wall to the speaker's right; they are all watching the him. To the speaker's left, there is a lace-draped piano with potted plants sitting atop it. Directly behind the speaker and the podium, there is an open doorway to another room. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mercedes - Dedication of Annex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[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

[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

[Portrait of Five Men Standing in a Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of five men standing together in a group. The portrait is zoomed in so only above the waists and busts are visible. The men are all wearing suits and rectangular ribbons on their chests; most of them are smiling. There is scattered and faded handwriting on the back of the photograph, and the only names that are fully legible read "Elano Garza", "Roberto García", and "Juan de la Cerda".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Large Congregation]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation seated in rows which face the camera. The large seated group mostly consists of women and children, while several men stand behind against the wall. There are four large windows visible both in the background and on the right-hand side of the image. In the foreground, there are two men looking down and facing the audience. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mercedes".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Lined Up at the Side of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people stand in line along the side of a sided building. Most of the people in the group, which mostly consists of women, are looking at the camera and smiling. Everyone is dressed in their church attire. There is a beam and wire fence which contains the line at the side of the building. People are visible inside the building through the four open windows. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Convención, Mercedes 1950 ?".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Hispanic Girl Standing in a Convention Line]

Description: Photograph of a young woman standing in a crowded line for a convention. She is wearing a white blouse and is looking past the camera. There is another girl standing next to her who is looking at the camera and smiling. The slatted building which the line is standing against is visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Mercedes".
Date: 1950~
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

[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

[Man Revealing an Engraved Plaque]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man and a boy lifting the covering off of an engraved plaque. The man and the boy is standing on a stage and is facing toward the left-hand side of the image. The top of a piano is visible in front of the man's feet. The foreground is made up of the top of heads of people watching. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Unveiling of plaque in Mercedes 5/3/53.
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a light-colored, wood slatted Presbyterian church. On the right-hand side, there is a small entrance to the church that consists of three corner steps leading up to two open doorways. There are two closed and blinded windows at the front of the building, as well as a sign that reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana" above the first front window. The side of the church is visible on the right-hand side of the image; it is lined with windows. The building is elevated from the ground on short stilts and is surrounded by trees and bushes. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "New Braunfels, First (Mex.) Presby Ch".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Car Parked in Front of a House]

Description: Photograph of a car parallel parked on the street in front of a Presbyterian manse. There is a large tree situated in between the manse and the car. The manse is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a front door and a small porch leading up to it, as well as two front windows behind the tree and two visible at the side of the manse. More houses are visible behind the manse on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "New Braunfels, manse".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Side View of a Manse]

Description: Photograph of the side of a Presbyterian manse. The building is situated in the middle of a grassy field, and trees and bushes are visible behind it. There are four large windows and one small window in between on the side of the manse. The manse is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Manse, New Braunfels, side view".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Posed in Front of a Presbyterian Sunday School]

Description: Photograph of a group of teachers and administrators posing in front of a Presbyterian Sunday School center. The group consists of two rows of people; the front row is made up of three men who are squatting and facing the camera. The second row consists of three women wearing long dresses and two men wearing suits and ties. The building in the background has four visible windows, which are opened, and is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a large grassy field visible in the background on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to, "Officers and Sunday School Teachers, B.S. García, Director; G.S. García, Sub-director; E.A. de García, Secretaria; Teachers, Miss Sara Ranjel; Mrs. Elisa G. de Rios; Mrs. Josefa M. de Moreno; Mr. Vicente Huerta; Mr. Vicente Hanjel, Mr. Hernando Gutierrez. New gulf
Date: September 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Teachers Standing in Front of a Sunday School Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of female Sunday School teachers standing in front of a school Presbyterian building. The four young teachers stand closely together; they are all wearing past the knee-length collared dresses. An older teacher wearing a light-colored dress stands slightly away from the group. The teachers are all facing toward the right side of the image. The building behind them is raised slightly from the ground, and the open windows that line the wall make a part of the inside visible. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back that translates to read, "Class # 3. Mrs. Josefa M. de Moreno, Newgulf".
Date: September 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Class Standing in Front of a Sunday School Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of young boys and a teacher standing in front of a Presbyterian Sunday School building. The six boys are all wearing baggy pants and light-colored collared shirts. The teacher, who is standing behind the boys, is wearing a suit and holding a book and papers. The building behind the group is elevated off the ground with stilts. The open windows that line the walls make the inside of the building partially visible. In the background behind the building, there is a large bush and several people standing behind it. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Class # 4. Vincente Huerta. Newgulf"
Date: September 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Standing in Front of a Presbyterian Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of Sunday School students and their teacher posed in front of their building. The first two rows of students consist of two girls and seven boys kneeling and sitting on the ground. The back row consists of six girls and their teacher standing and facing the camera. A young girl is standing behind the group and looking at the camera. There is a large grassy field in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back that translates to read, "Class # 5. Mr. Vicente Ranjel, This class and their counselor represents the "Christian Endeavor" Society. Mr. Vicente Rangel Newgulf".
Date: September 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Posed in Front of a Presbyterian Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posed in front of a Presbyterian building. The group consists of three rows of people; the first consists of two young girls and one young boy sitting on the ground, the second row consists of three men and one baby, and the top row consists of five women standing and facing the camera. The men are all wearing light collared shirts and pants, and the women are all wearing long dresses. The building in the background has four visible windows, which are opened, and is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a large grassy field visible in the background on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Class # 6. Mr. Hernando Gutierrez, Newgulf
Date: September 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Standing Behind a Podium]

Description: Photograph of a man standing behind a podium at the front of a room. The man is smiling and facing the camera. The low podium he is standing behind is covered in a fringed cloth, and there is a bell, a book, and two pots of flowers on top. There is a railing in the foreground in front of the man. There are two chairs behind the man on either side of him, as well as two banners and an American flag above him on the wall. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, Rev. F.P. Rugerio in Palacios Mission".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children Playing by the Seashore]

Description: Photograph of schoolchildren playing by the seashore. Some of the children are holding hands, and others are laughing. There is a young boy standing in the middle of the photograph turned around to face the camera. The ocean is visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios 1935 Mr. Mil Clement & children".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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