[I&GN Railroad Hospital - 919 S. Magnolia]

Description

Photograph of part of the front of the International & Great Northern (I&GN) Railroad Hospital located at 919 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story, metal-framed, brick-faced hospital along with an outbuilding (the Nurses' Home). The building has a box-like massing with some Classical Revival detailing, especially around the primary entrance. The wide, cast stone bands divide the exterior into three components and emphasize the horizontal massing of the building.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. February 1992.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 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 158 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Palestine Public Library

The Palestine Public Library materials include local history photographs selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the digitization of at-Risk photographs and maps, as well as photos taken during a Historic Resources Study in 1991.

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Description

Photograph of part of the front of the International & Great Northern (I&GN) Railroad Hospital located at 919 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story, metal-framed, brick-faced hospital along with an outbuilding (the Nurses' Home). The building has a box-like massing with some Classical Revival detailing, especially around the primary entrance. The wide, cast stone bands divide the exterior into three components and emphasize the horizontal massing of the building.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • February 1992

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  • June 26, 2007, 1:36 p.m.

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  • July 30, 2014, 6:39 p.m.

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  • 31.753187, -95.631029

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[I&GN Railroad Hospital - 919 S. Magnolia], photograph, February 1992; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26400/: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.