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Storefront in Downtown Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of the 1916 W. O. Latimer building in downtown Paris, Texas. The decorative, bi-colored brick work is ornate, including small pieces of light-colored brick cut and fit into patterns. The upper building has a white stone string course and cap with decorations, and there are five brick pilasters framing four windows. The lower glass front is much newer. The building to the right is the 1916 V. W. Wall building. These buildings were part of the immediate rebuilding after the 1916 fire in Paris.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Storefronts in Downtown Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of the J. N. House building and the Paris Bakery building, located across the street from the Lamar County Courthouse in downtown Paris, Texas. These two buildings date from 1916 - 1917 when they were rebuilt after the fire in March of the same year.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Sign at First Southwest Street]

Description: Photograph of a brown street sign at First Southwest Street in Paris, Texas. The back of a stop sign and a one-way sign are visible under the street sign, and trees and an electric pole are visible in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Theater Canopy in Downtown Paris

Description: Photograph of window detail and canopy hangers on the Plaza Theatre building on Plaza Square in downtown Paris, Texas. There is a spiral column between the windows and white stone medallions ornamenting the canopy hangers.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Side View of Stairs]

Description: Photograph of a side view of a stair case in a building in Paris, Texas. A wooden bench is visible to the right, and a lamp hangs form the ceiling to the left.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Fire Damage

Description: Photograph of recent fire damage in the 200 block of South Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas. Note smoke damage, charred wood, and a pile of bricks for salvage.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of an apartment building in down town Paris,Texas.The back,south west,corner of the building facing east on South Main Street at Austin Streets is in the center of the photo.The building in the background is the post 1916 fire Gibraltar Hotel and shows the front,south east,corner of the building facing east on South Main Street at Austin Street.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of the back of an an apartment building facing South Main at Austin Avenue. Note the re-enforced concrete used for the stairs, porches, and a corner. This buildings foundation, frame, and brick walls survived the 1916 fire.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown Canopy

Description: Photograph of the canopy hanger and chain on the front,South Main,west side of the unidentified multi-story building located on South Main & Austin Streets intersection.This building is unoccupied.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Plaza Square in Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of several storefronts on the east side of Plaza Square in downtown Paris, Texas, including a 1917 building with a white stucco front housing "Paris Optical."
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Plaza Square in Paris

Description: Photograph of buildings east of Plaza Square on Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, Texas. The last building on the left, with a dark red canopy, is the 1916 V. W. Wall building. The building across the street on the corner is on the southeast corner of Plaza Square. Several street signs and street lights are visible; the street lights are historically accurate for downtown Paris.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell