[1106 N. Cedar]

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 the "Robert D. and Jessie Crawford House," a white, one-story, Craftsman bungalow-style house located at 1106 N. Cedar in Palestine, Texas. It has a hipped roof and concrete on the porch pedestals and foundation skirt wall.

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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 north side of the "Robert D. and Jessie Crawford House," a white, one-story, Craftsman bungalow-style house located at 1106 N. Cedar in Palestine, Texas. It has a hipped roof and concrete on the porch pedestals and foundation skirt wall.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 1106 N. Cedar taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. Although Craftsman bungalows are the most common subtype of domestic building in Palestine’s historic neighborhoods, this 1-story frame dwelling is a rare example of one with a hipped roof. Another unusual feature is the use of concrete on the porch pedestals and foundation skirt wall. Few non-historic changes detract from the property’s integrity. According to city directories, Robert D. and Jessie Crawford owned and lived in this house as early as 1926, and they remained through the mid-1940’s. Mr. Crawford worked as a general storekeeper, first for the I&GN Railroad and later for Missouri Pacific. By the early 1940’s, Scott F. Holloway and his wife Glenn lived here: Mr. Holloway worked at the local Western Auto 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, 10:56 a.m.

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  • May 5, 2014, 7:14 p.m.

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  • 31.770493, -95.630644

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [1106 N. Cedar], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10402/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.