[311 - 313 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 east side of a two-story stucco commercial building located at 311-313 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. It has some masonry embellishments along the roofline in the front as well as a sidewalk cover on the first floor.

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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 56 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 east side of a two-story stucco commercial building located at 311-313 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. It has some masonry embellishments along the roofline in the front as well as a sidewalk cover on the first floor.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 311 W. Main taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. Although stucco covers its original exterior walls, this 2-story structure is one of the least altered historic commercial buildings in downtown Palestine. The property resembles its neighbor to the west (313-15 E. Main); however, ground floor alterations are less severe. This commercial building was erected in 1891, according to Sanborn maps. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, it housed a variety of businesses, including a grocery and the Elite Dry Cleaning Company. In the 1930s it was known as the “Wilson Building”; in the 1940s, the “Martin Building”.

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, 11:19 a.m.

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  • 31.762206, -95.633876

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [311 - 313 W. Main], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10141/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.