[706 N. Fowler]

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 south side of a light-colored, one-story house located at 706 N. Fowler in Palestine, Texas. The house has a hipped roof and some Craftsman bungalow-style architectural features include the ashlar-patterned cast concrete exterior finish. Part of the steeply-graded front yard is visible in the foreground.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

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 south side of a light-colored, one-story house located at 706 N. Fowler in Palestine, Texas. The house has a hipped roof and some Craftsman bungalow-style architectural features include the ashlar-patterned cast concrete exterior finish. Part of the steeply-graded front yard is visible in the foreground.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 706 N. Fowler taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The exterior finish, with its ashlar-patterened cast concrete, is the most distinctive element of this Craftsman bungalow. The 1-story residence is also a locally rare example of a bungalow with a hipped roof. The house is on property that is well above the grade of nearby Fowler Street, and red sandstones set in concrete have been used to prevent erosion of the front yard. According to Palestine city directories, this house was owned and occupied by Ozie M. Welborn and his wife, (who was alternately identified as Johnnie, Jack, and Jacqueline) as early as 1926 through at least the 1940s. Mr. Welborn was the president and manager of the Welborn Feed Store, and in 1935 he was the president of the Palestine Grain Company.

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 7, 2006, 5:47 p.m.

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  • June 17, 2014, 6:20 p.m.

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  • 31.766644, -95.630803

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [706 N. Fowler], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10334/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.