[317 - 319 W. Main]

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 west side of a two-story commercial building located at 317-319 W. Main in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of W. Main and N. Queen streets. The building is painted white and has masonry accents along the roofline. The storefronts in this building have signs for two businesses including a "Tailor Shop & Mens' Wear" and "Deluxe Cleaners." Part of the adjoining brick building is visible on the right, and a taller brick building is visible in the background.

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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 39 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Located in Anderson County, the Palestine Public Library provides access to information and various programs for the community's benefit. They received a Rescuing Texas History grant to aid in digitization of select materials, including photos taken during a Historic Resources Study in 1991.

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Photograph of the front and west side of a two-story commercial building located at 317-319 W. Main in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of W. Main and N. Queen streets. The building is painted white and has masonry accents along the roofline. The storefronts in this building have signs for two businesses including a "Tailor Shop & Mens' Wear" and "Deluxe Cleaners." Part of the adjoining brick building is visible on the right, and a taller brick building is visible in the background.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 317 W. Main taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This property burned in the summer of 1992 and was razed soon thereafter. Built in 1903, this commercial building was originally known as 418-20 Main. It housed a variety of businesses during the early 20th century, including: a grocery, a hardware store, a confectionary, and a restaurant. The second floor held some meeting rooms for the local Elk’s Lodge during the 1910s.

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, 11:24 a.m.

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  • Oct. 30, 2014, 6:52 p.m.

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  • 31.762208, -95.634541

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [317 - 319 W. Main], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10139/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.