[1005 South Street]

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 one-story, two-room, frame house located at 1005 W. South in Palestine, Texas. It has some Queen Anne-style architectural details including transoms above the two front doors and turned porch supports.

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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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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 front and east side of a one-story, two-room, frame house located at 1005 W. South in Palestine, Texas. It has some Queen Anne-style architectural details including transoms above the two front doors and turned porch supports.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 1005 South taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This modest 1-story frame dwelling is one of the city’s premier examples of a 2-room house. This building is virtually unaltered, and unlike most other local examples retains its integrity to an exceptional degree. Noteworthy architectural features include the transoms above the two front doors and the turned porch supports, an element typically associated with the Queen Anne style. The earliest known occupants of this house were renters, and all were identified in city directories as African-Americans. They included: Lonnie and Sarah McKenzie, who occupied the dwelling in the mid-1920s; John D. Adams, a laborer for Missouri Pacific, and his wife May, who lived here around 1936; and Edward D. Rhodes, a janitor at the U.S. Post Office, and his wife Elnora, who lived here during the early 1940s.

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, 7:51 a.m.

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  • April 14, 2014, 2:07 p.m.

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  • 31.756992, -95.642489

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [1005 South Street], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10568/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.