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[Lamppost in Front of Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a lamppost in front of the Lamar County courthouse in Paris, Texas. A historic marker is visible to the right.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Lamps Hanging From Ceiling]

Description: Photograph of two lamps hanging from the ceiling in a building in Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Law Offices in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of several buildings, housing two law firms and a bakery, in Paris, Texas. A truck is visible to the right.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Looking Out of Windows]

Description: Photograph of windows with wooden frames in a building in Paris, Texas. A building and a tree are visible through the windows.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Mail Boxes]

Description: Photograph of tan community mail boxes set into a wall in a building in Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Main Street Building Projects]

Description: Photograph of a corner entrance to the R. F. Scott building and two "Main Street" project buildings in Paris, Texas. A red truck is parked to the right.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Main Street Project Buildings]

Description: Photograph of two buildings in downtown Paris, Texas undergoing "Main Street" project repairs. A red car is visible to the left.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Marker in Front of Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Historical Commission marker in front of the Lamar County courthouse in Paris, Texas. A sign reading "County Clerk Annex" is visible to the right of the marker.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Moore Law Firm Building]

Description: Photograph of a red brick building housing the Moore Law Firm in Paris, Texas. There is a sign and cars parked to the right.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Old Union Station in Paris]

Description: Photograph of the Old Union Station building in Paris, Texas. A marker to the right reads "Blue Star Memorial Highway". Cars are parked in the background to the left.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Outside Courthouse]

Description: Photograph taken outside the Lamar County courthouse in Paris, Texas. A tree is visible to the right, and there is a lamp with a red, white, and blue banner hanging from it in the foreground.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Paris Bakery]

Description: Photograph of a building on North Main street across from the Lamar County Courthouse in Paris, Texas. This building was constructed around 1916 and at the time of the photograph was occupied by The Paris Bakery. A car is parked on the far right, and a woman enters the bakery to the left of the car.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Paris Bakery Building]

Description: Photograph of the Paris Bakery, housed in a brick building in Paris, Texas. A woman is walking through the front door, and people are seated inside. There is a van to the right.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Optical Building

Description: Photograph of the Paris Optical Building in Paris, Texas. The building's decorations feature an eagle and the dates 1907 and 1917, which indicate that the building was repaired after the 1916 fire although it was still standing after the fire.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Coca Cola Bottling Building

Description: Photograph of the current Coca Cola and Dr Pepper bottling plant west of down town Paris,Texas. Celebrating over a hundred years in Paris, Texas.Located on W. Bonham Ave, near the railroad.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Coca Cola Bottling Building

Description: Photograph of the Coca Cola bottling plant window decoration celebrating their 100th anniversary in 2006, located in Paris, Texas. The display includes the introductory date of products.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Cornerstone Building

Description: Photograph of the Cornerstone Building, with three blocks of buildings on Lamar Avenue in the background. Photograph taken from the west parking lot of the First United Methodist Church.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of a typical red brick building east of North Main Street, on E.Houston Street. Current occupant is "Bois D'Arc Forge". This is the back of building.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of "Fred Hugo Contractor,Paris,Texas" mark in the street curb of the back parking lot of the Moore Law Firm on E. Houston Street.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of buildings one block east of Plaza Square and Fountain Plaza in down town Paris,Texas, the Grand Twin Theater is on the right and in the left background are trees in Fountain Plaza.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of the building on the corner of Lamar Avenue and 1st NE Streets.Currently occupied by Dixon Photography.The photograph is of the east side of the building.Note one white carved stone insert on the upper front corner is missing, to the right is one in place.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of buildings in down town Paris,Texas, on 1st SE Street, one block east of Plaza Square. This part of town was destroyed by the 1916 Paris fire. The buildings represent the rebuilding and are almost all dated before 1920. Many date 1916 and 1917!
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell