[935 N. Queen]

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 south side of a one-story, pink frame house with white trim, located at 935 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas. It is a modified L-plan house with a porch that wraps around the southeast corner and has square columns.

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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 front and south side of a one-story, pink frame house with white trim, located at 935 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas. It is a modified L-plan house with a porch that wraps around the southeast corner and has square columns.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 935 N. Queen taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The neighborhood north of Palestine’s central business district contains a high concentration of late 19th and early 20th century residences. Many of the buildings, such as this 1-story frame dwelling, have changed little since their construction and collectively present a vivid reminder of the past. This property is noteworthy because it remains an exceptional example of a modified L-plan house, a common domestic form in older sections of Palestine. The porch with its square columns may be an alteration, but is significant nonetheless. Joseph P. Burkhead and his wife Annie owned and occupied this house from as early as 1926 through at least the early 1940s, according to city directories. During that time, Mr. Burkhead was a conductor for the I&GN Railroad, and later for Missouri Pacific.

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 10, 2006, 10:10 a.m.

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  • April 28, 2014, 1:04 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [935 N. Queen], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10650/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.