[710 W. Kolstad]

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 white, one-story frame house located at 710 W. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. It has distinctive Queen Anne-style architectural features including an elaborately detailed porch trim and gable ends.

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

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Photograph of the front and east side of a white, one-story frame house located at 710 W. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. It has distinctive Queen Anne-style architectural features including an elaborately detailed porch trim and gable ends.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 710 W. Kolstad taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The Queen Anne style enjoyed considerable popularity in Palestine during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. While a few of the residences with such detailing were designed by architects, the majority were “pattern book” houses that simply applied readily available architectural ornamentation to vernacular house forms. Such a practice added distinction and prestige to otherwise nondescript homes. This frame dwelling reflects this popular trend and is noteworthy because it, unlike most others, is virtually unaltered. Some of the most distinctive architectural features include the elaborately detailed porch trim and gable ends. The earliest known occupants of this house included several renters, such as Joe Collins, a mechanic for the Garrett Motor Company, and his wife Dessie. By 1935, however, the house was owned and occupied by Edward J. and Bertie Persons, who remained here through at least the early 1940s. Mr. Persons was a painter.

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, 9:04 p.m.

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  • 31.765514, -95.638685

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [710 W. Kolstad], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10257/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.