[916 N. Conrad]

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 of the "Shaver House," a one-story, brick house with an enclosed porch on the right side, located at 916 N. Conrad in Palestine, Texas 1989-1991.

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

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Photograph of the front of the "Shaver House," a one-story, brick house with an enclosed porch on the right side, located at 916 N. Conrad in Palestine, Texas 1989-1991.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 916 N. Conrad taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. In the mid-1920s this house was occupied by Joe N. and Nannie Shaver. Mr. Shaver was the proprietor of Shaver and Son Grocery, which had two locations, at 611 W. Lacy and at 527 N. Church. By 1935, the house was occupied by Shaver’s son, J. Ernest Shaver, and his wife Grace. The name of the family business had changed to Shaver’s Cash Grocery. J. Ernest and Grace Shaver continued to live here into the 1940s, as the name and nature of the business changed again, to Shaver’s Market and Feed Store.

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

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  • June 1991

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  • March 8, 2006, 11:56 a.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [916 N. Conrad], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10388/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.