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Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ft. Worth, Texas. There are trolleys and trolley tracks in the center of the street and lining the sidewalks are old cars. Tall commercial buildings are on either side of the street with signs such as, "Trunks", "Arcade Apartments", and "Acres Sign Studio, Signs". There are street lamps and telephone poles on sidewalk.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
"The Texas and Oklahoma Official Railway & Hotel Guide Map"

"The Texas and Oklahoma Official Railway & Hotel Guide Map"

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Texas and Oklahoma showing counties, cities and major roads
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Demolition of O'Neill Hotel]

[Demolition of O'Neill Hotel]

Date: August 1983
Creator: unknown
Description: Demolition of the O'Neill Hotel, which was located at 313 Spring Street.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[G.E. Dilley Building - 501 W. Main]

[G.E. Dilley Building - 501 W. Main]

Date: 1992
Creator: Oliver McReynolds
Description: The Redlands Hotel is a Two-Part Vertical Block building at the northeast corner of N. Queen Street and W. Oak Street in Palestine’s historic district. The hotel, which has a U-shaped plan and load-bearing masonry walls, displays architectural elements indicative of the Renaissance Revival style. Noteworthy features include the quoin-like brick in the end bays of the west and south elevations, and the entablature with large brackets. The Redlands Hotel is in good condition and has changed only minimally on the exterior since completion in 1914. During the mid-1910’s, the Young Men’s Business League (which later became the Palestine Chamber of Commerce) recognized the need for a downtown hotel that would attract visitors and businesses to downtown Palestine, as well as confirm the city’s growing status as an important regional center of commerce and transportation. The burning of the tree story Commercial Hotel in 1914 intensified the need for a new hotel. Members of the organization formed the Palestine Hotel Company, a consortium of private citizens and financial institutions, to raise funds, purchase suitable land, and oversee construction of the new building. In 1914, the Palestine Hotel Company purchased three downtown lots facing W. Oak at the corner of N. ...
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
Paris Texas Downtown

Paris Texas Downtown

Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of an apartment building in down town Paris,Texas.The back,south west,corner of the building facing east on South Main Street at Austin Streets is in the center of the photo.The building in the background is the post 1916 fire Gibraltar Hotel and shows the front,south east,corner of the building facing east on South Main Street at Austin Street.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
The Oaks

The Oaks

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[The Star House]

[The Star House]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library