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[Stores in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of several stores, including a jewelry store and an antique mall, on the square in Paris, Texas. A man stands on the sidewalk to the left, waiting to cross the street.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Lamp by Wall]

Description: Photograph of a lamp hanging from the ceiling in front of the carved part of a wall. A wooden desk is visible to the right.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Window Art]

Description: Photograph of art painted on the windows of a building in Paris, Texas, including paintings of a Diet Coke bottle, a Sprite bottle, and a Coke bottle. The Coca-Cola logo is painted on the window to the far right.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Union Station in Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Union Station railroad depot in Paris, Texas, visible from West Bonham Street. This building, built in 1912, escaped the 1916 fire. It has Prairie-style architecture with some Italinate features.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Door in an Office]

Description: Photograph of a wooden door with a pane of glass in a building in Paris, Texas. A table surrounded by four chairs is visible through the glass.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Lamar County Courthouse Ceiling

Description: Photograph of the ceiling and wall at the Judge's Bench in the District Courtroom of the Lamar County Courthouse in downtown Paris, Texas. One significant aspect of the architecture is the inclusion of "Bible Scrolls" on the ceiling.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Lamar County Courthouse 1896 Cornerstone

Description: Photograph of old Lamar County Courthouse cornerstone from the 1896 courthouse in down town Paris,Texas. The original courthouse burned in the 1916 city fire; this cornerstone is incorporated into the new, 1917 courthouse, which was built on the old foundation in a Classic Revival style. Sanguinet & Staats were the architects.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Plaza Square

Description: Photograph of buildings on the west side of the Plaza Square in downtown Paris, Texas. The large center building has a name medallion center top; "Perkins Building".
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Street Signs in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of street signs at the corner of 1st Northwest and West Houston Streets in the historical downtown district of Paris, Texas. A one-way sign is visible under it. Two busts of old men are visible in the background, and there is a tree to the right.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Lamar County Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Lamar County courthouse in Paris, Texas. There are three stories of windows visible, and there are carvings at the top of the courthouse.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
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Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Lamar County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of upper detail of the south east corner of the 1917 Lamar County courthouse, one block north of "Plaza Square", in down town Paris, Texas. Stonework around the top of the building includes carved eagles on frieze, a cornice band, and carved "shields" on the cap; these are noteworthy features of the Classic architecture style.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell