Paris Texas Gibraltar Hotel

Paris Texas Gibraltar Hotel

Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of the upper north west corner of the Gibraltar Hotel, South Main at Austin, in downtown Paris Texas. This building appears to be a style variant of Classic Revival.The building has white columns, consoles, string courses, lentils, and cornice work with added white stone ornamentation, however there are few stone carvings in the photo. The red brick is nicely done with very little pattern work.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
[Loan Desk]

[Loan Desk]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of loan desk in the Carnegie Building. To the left, there is a tall shelf with filled with books, and a smaller shelf filled with books to the right. Beside the smaller shelf, there is a card catalog with a bust sculpture sitting on top of it. On the right of the image, there is a desk with a lamp, papers, and a plant on top of it. In the foreground, there is a table with chairs surrounding it and papers on it. In the background, there are two doorways, a painting on the wall to the right, and a bust sculpture on a brick mantle below the painting.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Entrance and Periodical Room]

[Entrance and Periodical Room]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of entrance and Periodical Room in the Carnegie Building. On the left, there is a bulletin board with several papers attached to it. To the right of the board, there are two columns, two benches to the right of the columns, and two school desks beside the benches; they are separated by a walkway. The walkway leads to a taller desk on the right. In the background, there are two tables with sets of chairs and a rack with hanging newspapers to the left. Behind the tables and rack, there are shelves filled with periodicals. Text below the image says "Entrance and Periodical Room[,] Public Library. Gainesville[,] Texas. Boyd [and] Breeding."
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Loan Desk]

[Loan Desk]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of loan desk in the Carnegie Building. To the left, there is a tall shelf with filled with books, and a smaller shelf filled with books to the right. Beside the smaller shelf, there is a card catalog with a bust sculpture sitting on top of it. On the right of the image, there is a desk with a lamp, papers, and a plant on top of it. In the foreground, there is a table with chairs surrounding it and papers on it. In the background, there are two doorways, a painting on the wall to the right, and a bust sculpture on a brick mantle below the painting.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
Entrance to a White House

Entrance to a White House

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the entrance to a stately white house. A walkway leads through a wrought iron gate to a two-story home with a large porch and four columns across the front.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Stone Columns in a Ranch

Stone Columns in a Ranch

Date: unknown
Creator: Frank Reeves
Description: Side view of stone columns in a ranch.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
[Large Presbyterian Church in Houston]

[Large Presbyterian Church in Houston]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the side of a very large Presbyterian church in Houston. The building is made of dark colored bricks and has white trimmings. There are four tall round-top windows and two stacked rectangular windows on the side of the building. There are also white windowed double doors. At least two large columns on the porch of the front entrance is visible to the far right side of the image. There is a very large belfry above the front entrance. The foreground is made up of several bare and crooked trees. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, ""U.S.A. Presby Church Baytown (Mexican Outpost of Houston- S. Pablo meets in S.S. dept.)".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Ward R. Burke United States Courthouse

Ward R. Burke United States Courthouse

Date: January 27, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of Ward R Burke United States Courthouse, 1980,former 1936 post office building, located across from the Angelina County Courthouse.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
[Interior of Chicago and North Western Railway station]

[Interior of Chicago and North Western Railway station]

Date: c. 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: A typical rush hour scene in the magnificent Chicago Station of the Chicago and North Western Railway.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Entrance to Brackenridge Hall]

[Entrance to Brackenridge Hall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Four columns at the entrance to Brackenridge Hall are visible through the coverage of trees. The columns have Ionian capitals. The exterior of Brackenridge Hall is partially visible.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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