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[Detail of Windows]

Description: Photograph of a close-up of windows on the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. There are carved lions' heads on either side of the windows.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Sheriff's Van Outside Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a Sheriff's van parked outside the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. Several people stand in front of the building, and there is a green sign marking the Waxahachie Visitors Center to the right.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1895 Ellis County Courthouse Typical Entrance

Description: Photograph of a typical entrance set in an inside corner on the 1895 Ellis County Courthouse in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. There are four main entrances set on the cardinal points of the compass. The Romanesque building was designed by architect James Riley Gordon. The building is massive limestone in gray for the foundation and Burnet limestone for structure, columns of rose colored granite columns, Pecos Red sandstone was used for arches, columns, and string courses. There are eagles and gargoyles for ornamentation.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Downtown Waxahachie]

Description: Photograph of cars parked in front of two red brick buildings in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. A couple stand on the corner to the right, and there is construction on the road in front of the traffic light to the left.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Entrance to Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. There is a clock tower on top of the courthouse, and trees are visible on either side of the entrance.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell