[1002 W. Louisiana]

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 light-colored, one-story frame house located at 1002 W. Louisiana in Palestine, Texas. It has a rectangular plan and a pyramidal hipped roof.

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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. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the front and east side of a light-colored, one-story frame house located at 1002 W. Louisiana in Palestine, Texas. It has a rectangular plan and a pyramidal hipped roof.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 1002 W. Louisiana taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. Most of the houses in the residential neighborhood northwest of Palestine’s central business district are L-plan or modified L-plan houses erected during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This 1-story frame dwelling is one of a handful of small domestic buildings with rectangular plans and pyramidal hipped roofs. This property is significant because it is virtually unaltered, and it retains much of its integrity. The earliest known occupants of this dwelling were renters L.E. Phillip and his wife Hazel. Mr. Phillip was an employee of the I&GN Railroad. By 1935 the house was owned and occupied by Floyd S. and Julia Butler, who remained here until at least the early 1940s. Mr. Butler was a clerk for Missouri Pacific.

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 8, 2006, 5:20 p.m.

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  • Aug. 6, 2018, 10:59 a.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [1002 W. Louisiana], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10203/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.