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  Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
 Decade: 1890-1899
[Palestine Fire Department Band]

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Date: c. 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Palestine Calender Club - 1896]

[Palestine Calender Club - 1896]

Date: 1896
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Palestine Calender Club Calender, which was printed in 1896. The calender has photos of the following people, who were prominent businessmen in Palestine at the time: January - Frank Hufsmith February - Henry Ash March - A. Teah April - W.J. Taylor May - D.J. Price June - J.W. Cuningham July - V.F. DuBose August - A.R. Howard September - N.R. Royall October - E.C. Manson November - W.M. Lacy December - Geo. A. Wright
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[I&GN Railroad Immigrants Home]

[I&GN Railroad Immigrants Home]

Date: c. 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: The International and Great Northern Railroad Immigrants Home. Built to give people moving to this part of Texas a place to live until their house was built. A play on the part of the railroad to encourage settlers to immigrate to Texas right after the railroad was built in the late 1880's and early 1890's.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Drawing of the Interior of the First National Bank in Palestine]

[Drawing of the Interior of the First National Bank in Palestine]

Date: c. 1893
Creator: unknown
Description: Drawing of the interior of the First National Bank in Palestine. This bank opened for business in 1887, at the corner of Spring and John streets. The original building interior is shown here as it appeared in 1893, about twenty years before it was extensively renovated and modernized. First National Bank served Palestine from this building for over three-quarters of a century, until the bank moved to more spacious quarters occupying the city's central plaza in 1965. The men in the picture from left to right are: Unidentified, Ed Caldwell, L. Gooch, W.P. McMeans, J.D. Grigsby, D. Colley, George Wright, and Ed Steadman.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Cotton Wagons on Spring Street - Palestine]

[Cotton Wagons on Spring Street - Palestine]

Date: c. 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of cotton wagons on Spring Street. Notice the Buckhorn Saloon, Sam Lucas Store and the Star Boarder in the photo.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Palestine Fire Department Band]

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Date: c. 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Spring Street - Palestine]

[Spring Street - Palestine]

Date: c. 1895
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of Spring Street looking west.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[The Brownies of Palestine]

[The Brownies of Palestine]

Date: 1895
Creator: unknown
Description: A Collage of prominent Palestine businessmen titled "The Brownies of Palestine" "Wish you a Happy New Year". Photos are identified left to right as: F. Hufsmith, D.J. Price, V.F. DuBose, J.W. Cuningham, N.R. Royal, W.M. Lacy, Henry Ash, A. Teah, G.A. Wright, W.P. Siddons, A.R. Howard and W.J. Taylor.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Soldier in Spanish American War Uniform]

[Soldier in Spanish American War Uniform]

Date: c. 1898
Creator: Bushnell
Description: The man in this photograph has been tentatively identified as having been a soldier during the Spanish American war. On the back of the photograph it reads "Property of J.F. Grigsby - 408 So. Sycamore Street, Palestine Texas". The photo is now owned by the Anderson County Historical Commission.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Temple Opera House]

[Temple Opera House]

Date: 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the Temple Opera House which was located on the corner of Avenue A and Oak Street in downtown Palestine. As per the 1898-1899 city directory, the manager was a man named W.E. Swift. The building has since been destroyed.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
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