[1003 S. Magnolia]

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 north side of a white, two-story house located at 1003 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It has some classical-style details including a two-story front porch and columns; it also has some Prairie School-style features including a low-pitched roof and extended eaves.

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

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Photograph of the front and north side of a white, two-story house located at 1003 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It has some classical-style details including a two-story front porch and columns; it also has some Prairie School-style features including a low-pitched roof and extended eaves.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 1003 S. Magnolia taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This residential neighborhood south of Palestine’s central business district contains many majestic 2-story residences of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This dwelling is an intact and relatively unaltered example. The dominant architectural feature is the front porch with its classically inspired detailing. The low-pitched roof and extended eaves, however, are more indicative of the Prairie School, an architectural movement that was marginally popular in Palestine during the early 20th century. Contractor J.S. Hale built this house in 1904-05 for $2,500. The original owners and occupants were Thomas M. and Laura Sterne Haynes. Mr. Haynes was a local druggist. Later owners included Mrs. J.L. Crain in the mid-1920s; Robert H. Wright, a conductor for Missouri Pacific, and his wife Mattie, in the mid-1930s; and Robert L. Moore, a switchman for Missouri Pacific, and his wife Margaret, in 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, 10:38 a.m.

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  • July 23, 2014, 5:17 p.m.

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  • 31.752763, -95.630907

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [1003 S. Magnolia], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10156/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.