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[Jane Pells]

[Jane Pells]

Date: 1887
Creator: Bailey Photography
Description: Photograph of Jane Pells. This photo was included in the Pells-Trotter collection of photos and memorabilia which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
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[Dr. George Howard and two Unidentified Men]

[Dr. George Howard and two Unidentified Men]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bailey, F.B.
Description: (back of photo) "Nat" (This "Nat" is in my mother's (Mamie Rollins Blackshear's handwriting - W.S.B.) Center one is my distant cousin Dr. George Howard, brother to Mrs. John Hearne. Who are the two on each side? W.S. Blackshear - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
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The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Vol. 15

The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Vol. 15

Date: 1886
Creator: Bancroft, Hubert Howe
Description: Volume XV of the Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: History of the North Mexican States and Texas.
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[The Willie Milligan Family]

[The Willie Milligan Family]

Date: unknown
Creator: Boddy, Edward
Description: This is a photograph of Willie and Laura Milligan and their son. He was the son of the sister of Jim Conaway. It was found among the papers of the Conaway family that were donated to the Palestine Public Library some years ago. Photo was taken by Edward Boddy, 42 Oak Street, Palestine, TX.
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[Photo - Drawing of Heards Hotel]

[Photo - Drawing of Heards Hotel]

Date: 1880~
Creator: Briggs, Osjetea
Description: Adjusted photograph of a drawing of Heards Hotel, which was later called the Stern Hotel, Palestine.
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[Rev. G. R. Stuart]

[Rev. G. R. Stuart]

Date: unknown
Creator: Collins - New York
Description: Photograph of Rev. G.R. Stuart - made by Collins in New York.
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[Sam P. Jones]

[Sam P. Jones]

Date: unknown
Creator: Collins - New York
Description: Photograph of Sam P. Jones.
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[Sister of James "Jim" Conaway]

[Sister of James "Jim" Conaway]

Date: unknown
Creator: Deane Photography
Description: Unidentified woman who was the sister of James "Jim" Conaway.
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[Nathanial W. Blackshear]

[Nathanial W. Blackshear]

Date: 1891
Creator: E.F. Brockmeyer - Studio Angelo
Description: Photo of Nathanial W. Blackshear that was taken about 1891.
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[1011 N. Perry - Howard House]

[1011 N. Perry - Howard House]

Date: February 1993
Creator: Emrich, Ron
Description: The Howard House was the former home of Colonel George Howard and his wife, Cornelia Cox Howard. Built in 1851 the house is located on land deeded August 17, 1850 to Colonel Howard from Judge Reuben Reeves and his wife, Sarah. Colonel Howard and Mrs. Howard came to Palestine from Tennessee in 1849. Given the title of Colonel when he organized a company of men during the Civil War, he later served in the Texas Legislature, held several county offices and was Mayor of Palestine from 1886-1887. Colonel Howard was an active merchant in Palestine and in 1855 his store was located on the east side of the courthouse square. The Howard House of Greek revival influence is one of the best preserved examples of the ante bellum homes in the city. A walk of handmade brick leads to the house with its pillared portico and a center hall runs through the house with rooms on either side. There are a number of furnishings and other interesting items which are original to the house including a beautifully carved piano. The home remained in the possession of descendants of the Howard family until it was purchased by the City of Palestine ...
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