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1886 R. E. Stafford Building Front

Description: Photograph of the front (north side) of the 1886 R. E. Stafford building in downtown Columbus, Texas, on Spring Street. Metal trim and a locally made bench are in front.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

West Courthouse Square on Milam Street

Description: Photograph of the west courthouse Square on Milam Street in down town Columbus, Texas. The sixth building from the left, white with blue trimmed second story windows, is the 1873-1875 Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer building with a THC marker.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

THSC Marker "Old Stafford Opera House" 1886

Description: Photograph of the THSC 1886 "Old Stafford Opera House" on Spring Street in down town Columbus, Texas. The architect was Nicholas J. Clayton. The marker was placed by the DAR. The building is also a National Register building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Second Floor of Building]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the second floor of a building, with an awning underneath it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

West Courthouse Square North to South

Description: Photograph of the west side of the courthouse square, from north to south. The blue building in the center is the 1873 - 1875 Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[1896 Rosenfield Building Detail]

Description: Photograph of upper detail of the 1896 Rosenfield Building on Milam Street in downtown Columbus, Texas. It features detailed brick work and red sandstone stilted arches over the windows.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

North Side of Courthouse Square on Walnut Street

Description: Photograph of the north side of the courthouse square in down town Columbus, Texas. The first building on the left is the modern First State Bank building. The se cond building is the modern Capital One bank building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

William Menefee THC Marker

Description: Photograph of the THC Marker for William Menefee who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1000 Block Milam Street North

Description: Photograph of the west side of the north end of the 1000 block of Milam Street in down town Columbus, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Street Scene in Colorado City]

Description: Photograph of a street in Colorado County. Cars are parked on the side of the road, and there are stores on the left side of the road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Sidewalk in Colorado County]

Description: Photograph of a strip of sidewalk in Colorado County. Cars are parked on both sides of the street, and stores are visible on the right side of the street.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Store Building

Description: Photograph of an 1896 store building built by Charles Brunson next to his business in downtown Columbus, Texas. The upper front has a metal cornice, brick pilasters framing the windows, brick ledges, and string courses. The lower front has been modernized and is currently occupied by a store called The Bride's House.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1850 Brick Store House with THC Marker

Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker on the front of the 1850 Brick Store House at 1038 Milam Street. The building is a rectangular red brick commercial building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Schulandt Building on Milam Street

Description: Photograph of the Schulandt building in the 100 block Milam Street in downtown Columbus, Texas. Sign in the window reads "Huckleberry" and merchandise indicates it is a "gift" shop. The metal cornice trim is continuous for the Brunson building and the Schulandt building, with each building having a distinct cornice. The upper front on the Schulant building features brick and stone work with two double windows. The lower front has two green entry doors and white color.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Cars Parked Outside Stores]

Description: Photograph of two cars parked outside two-story buildings on the Colorado County square.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Stafford-Miller Home THC Marker

Description: Photograph of the THC marker for the Stafford-Miller home next to the Stafford Bank building ion Spring Street in down town Columbus, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1886 Stafford Bank Building

Description: Photograph of the 1886 Stafford Bank building in downtown Columbus, Texas. This was also the location of the 1886 Stafford Opera House. The Stafford Bank name is displayed under the upper pediment on the front of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1886 Stafford Bank Building Front View

Description: Photograph of the front (north side) of the 1886 Stafford Bank building at Spring and Milam Street in downtown Columbus, Texas. The Classical Revival style building has the words "Stafford Bank" and "Opera House" arranged in stone on its front.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell