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[Plaque Next to Door]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Historical Commission plaque about the Confederate Memorial Museum mounted to a wall next to the red door of a building in Columbus, Texas.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Plaque in Colorado County]

Description: Photograph of a plaque giving information about historic Colorado County and Robert "Three-Legged Willie" Williamson, in front of trees and bushes by the Confederate Memorial Hall in Columbus, Texas.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Looking Up at Confederate Memorial Hall]

Description: Photograph looking up at the Confederate Memorial Hall stone tower in Columbus, Texas. There is a plaque on the arch above the door.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Row of Buildings]

Description: Photograph of a row of buildings on the courthouse square in Columbus, Texas. There are several cars in the parking lot.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Photograph of a Tower]

Description: Photograph of a white stone tower at the front of the historic district of Columbus, Texas. There are trees behind the tower, and cars are parked on the side of the road.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Scaffolding by Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of scaffolding placed against the side of the Colorado County courthouse in Columbus, Texas. The courthouse dome is visible in the background, and there are tree branches to the right.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Street in Front of IOOF Building]

Description: Photograph of the street in front of the IOOF Building, now housing the Party Rental Store, in Columbus, Texas. Cars are parked around the corner, and there are more buildings and trees visible to the left.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of the west side of the Colorado County courthouse during a restoration project. The building is covered with scaffolding.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the entrance to a courtroom in the Colorado County courthouse in Columbus, Texas. Double doors are set into a wall with wood paneling. Two light fixtures hang down over the carpeted floor. Chairs and a desk line the wall.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of light fixtures hanging over a courtroom in the Colorado County courthouse in Columbus, Texas. Benches sit in the foreground while chairs are surrounded by a wooden fence.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Interior Ceiling

Description: Photograph of the ceiling in the district courtroom in the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. A light fixture hangs down in front of a window.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Chairs

Description: Photograph of three side chairs in the district courtroom in the 1891 Colorado County courtroom in down town Columbus, Texas.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of the restoration of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. Metal scaffolding stands against the walls of the stone building. A clock face sits against a chain link fence on the lawn below.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of a restoration project under way on the 1890 - 1891 Classic Revival style Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. The original design was Classic Revival Style, with a clock and bell tower. A tornado toppled the tower and buried the bell in the lawn. The clock and bell tower were replaced with a dome and clocks. Re-modeled in the 1930s with out many changes of outside appearance. Today the Colorado County courthouse is still an example of the Classic Revival style.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of repaired and repainted windows on the north side of the second floor of the 1891 Colorado County Courthouse restoration project. The window and walls are covered with metal scaffolding.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of a stairway in the interior of the Colorado County courthouse. The wooden stairs wind past windows and off white-walls. A small chandelier hangs on the wall under the landing over the floor above.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell