[501 W. Spring]

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 southeast corner of a one-story commercial building located at 501 W. Spring in Palestine, Texas, taken at the corner of W. Spring St. and N. Tennessee Avenue. It has only modest amounts of stylistic ornamentation and is part of a One-Part Commercial Block.

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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. It has been viewed 36 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Palestine Public Library

Located in Anderson County, the Palestine Public Library provides access to information and various programs for the community's benefit. They received a Rescuing Texas History grant to aid in digitization of select materials, including photos taken during a Historic Resources Study in 1991.

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Photograph of the southeast corner of a one-story commercial building located at 501 W. Spring in Palestine, Texas, taken at the corner of W. Spring St. and N. Tennessee Avenue. It has only modest amounts of stylistic ornamentation and is part of a One-Part Commercial Block.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 501 W. Spring taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This 1-story commercial building displays only modest amounts of stylistic ornamentation, but it remains one of Palestine’s oldest and most intact examples of a One-Part Commercial Block, a common plan type of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Although some of the windows have been enclosed with brick, the building is one of the least altered properties in the downtown. This building had a variety of tenants during the late 19th and early 20th century, including a garage, an auto sales shop, and a wholesale grocery and feed store.

Taken from: Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas: An Inventory for The City of Palestine, Volume V, 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 16, 2006, 10:46 a.m.

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  • June 20, 2014, 6:13 p.m.

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  • 31.76171, -95.635585

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [501 W. Spring], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10561/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.