[905 W. Reagan]

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 west side and part of the front of a white, one-story, L-plan-style frame house located at 905 W. Reagan in Palestine, Texas. Noteworthy Queen Anne-style architectural elements include the turned-wood columns and frieze on the porch, and the eave returns in the gable ends.

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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. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the west side and part of the front of a white, one-story, L-plan-style frame house located at 905 W. Reagan in Palestine, Texas. Noteworthy Queen Anne-style architectural elements include the turned-wood columns and frieze on the porch, and the eave returns in the gable ends.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 905 W. Reagan taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This 1-story frame dwelling is a remarkably intact example of an L-plan house. It features Queen Anne-style ornamentation, seen most prominently on the porch. Noteworthy architectural elements include the turned-wood columns and frieze on the porch and the eave returns in the gable ends. The earliest known owners of this house were W.M. Holmes, an employee of the I&GN Railroad, and his wife Eva, who lived here during the mid-1920s. By 1935 the house was occupied by Mrs. Rovenie Hope, the widow of W.L. Hope. During the early 1940s William Holmes, a carpenter, and his wife Evalena owned and lived in the house.

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 9, 2006, 5:11 p.m.

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  • April 25, 2014, 1:11 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [905 W. Reagan], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10605/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.