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1875 Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer Building THC Marker

Description: Photograph of THC Marker on the Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer building on the west courthouse square. The brick was made by a local kiln. Building started in 1873 and finished in 1875.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Brochures on Table]

Description: Photograph of a brochure propped up on a table, next to a box of other brochures. The title page of the first brochure reads: "Historic Homes of Colorado County 1832-1915 Colorado County Historical Commission $25.00 after 9-1-06".
Date: unknown
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

[Close-Up of Scaffolding]

Description: Close-up of scaffolding in Colorado County, Texas. A chain-link fence is visible to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of a double window on the north side of the first floor that has been repaired and repainted for the 1891 Colorado Courthouse Restoration Project.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Door to District Clerk's Office]

Description: Photograph of the wooden door leading to the District Clerk's office at the Colorado County courthouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Red Window]

Description: Photograph of scaffolding in front of a window, edged with red trim, at the Colorado County courthouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Green Column]

Description: Photograph of a column by green stone in Colorado County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Stairs

Description: Photograph of stairs to the second floor of the Colorado County courthouse. The carpeted stairs lead past white paneled walls.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Columbus Town Square]

Description: Photograph of stores at the Columbus town square. Several cars are parked at the side of the road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Confederate Memorial Museum Plaque]

Description: Photograph of a historic landmark plaque for the Confederate Memorial Museum mounted on the side of a building. The plaque reads: "Confederate Memorial Museum. Built 1883 by town of Columbus, using over 400,000 handmade bricks. Has 32-inch walls. Served as water tower and fire house until 1912. Since 1926 owned by Shropshire-Upton Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark". Leaves cover the year on the bottom right of the plaque.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Confederate Veterans Memorial Hall Entrance

Description: Photograph of the 1883 Columbus water tower and fire station; now a Confederate Museum on the courthouse lawn, Main and Spring Streets in down town Columbus Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of the clock tower and roof of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse restoration project. The clock is running, however it is incorrect. Time of photo was c. 8:30 A.M. November 4, 2009.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Confederate Veterans Memorial Hall Entrance

Description: Photograph of the upper west entrance, main entrance, veterans memorial plaque, corner of Milam and Spring Streets on the Colorado County Courthouse lawn.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of scaffolding and construction under way, 11-04-2011, on the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. November4, 2009.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of a restored chimney cap on the west side of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. November 4, 2009.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

South West Corner of the Courthouse Square

Description: Photograph of intersection of Spring and Main Streets on the north courthouse square in down town Columbus, Texas. The "OOF" building to the right is an old IOOF lodge building, current occupant is "The Party Rental Store". On the left, corner is the Columbus State Bank's Drive-in Bank. The view is down Spring Street to the west.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Benches in Hallway]

Description: Photograph of the view down a hallway in an unidentified building. Benches are placed against both walls, and there are cork boards with flyers above both benches. A light fixture hangs from the ceiling, and a set of wooden double doors are visible at the end of the hallway.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Machine on Wooden Desk]

Description: Photograph of a small machine sitting on a wooden desk. Two leather chairs sit behind the desk, and the machine is plugged in to a power strip on the floor on the far right. Another machine in a bag is also on the desk. The wall around the room has wood paneling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell