[619 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 front of a one-story, white house with blue trim, located at 619 W. Reagan in Palestine, Texas. The house is a 2-room-plan house dating to around 1900.

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

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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 of a one-story, white house with blue trim, located at 619 W. Reagan in Palestine, Texas. The house is a 2-room-plan house dating to around 1900.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 619 W. Reagan taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. One of the earliest, but most enduring vernacular forms is the 2-room plan house. The historic resources survey documented 40 extant examples throughout the city’s neighborhoods. This property, which dates to about 1900, is an exceptional illustration because it retains so much of its historic character and integrity. J.L. Roberson and his wife Cora lived in this house as early as 1926, according to city directories. Mr. Roberson worked in the machinery department of the I&GN Railroad. By 1935 the house was occupied by Robert P. Lincoln, a brakeman for Missouri Pacific, and his wife Jessie. Later occupants included Woodward W. Walker, co-owner of the firm Dickey & Walker, and his wife Argen, 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 9, 2006, 5:02 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [619 W. Reagan], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10607/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.