[209 W. Neches]

One of 667 photographs in the series: Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas: An Inventory for The City of Palestine available on this site.

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Photograph of the front and south side of a white, one-story frame house located at 209 W. Neches in Palestine, Texas.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore June 1991.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Palestine Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 17 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the front and south side of a white, one-story frame house located at 209 W. Neches in Palestine, Texas.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 209 W. Neches taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This modest, 1-story frame dwelling is significant primarily because it is indicative of a locally common house form of the 1920s and because it retains its historic character and integrity to such a high degree. According to Palestine city directories, the earliest known occupants of this house were J.E. and Nellie Philan, who lived here as early as 1926. Mr. Philan was an employee of the I&GN Railroad. During the following years the house was occupied by a succession of renters, including: John R. Yarbrought, a linotype operator for the Palestine Herald, and his wife Nannie, who lived here during the mid-1930s; and Sidney S. Smith, a salesman, and his wife Laura, who lived here during the early 1940s.

Taken from: Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas: An Inventory for The City of Palestine, Volume IV, Color Slides, June 1991

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • June 1991

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  • March 9, 2006, 2:18 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [209 W. Neches], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10082/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.