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[Circular Concrete Block]

Description: Photograph of a circular concrete block painted with the Coca-Cola logo and the words "Bottling Company of Paris 100th Anniversary 1906-2006". A bush and part of a brick building are visible in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Corner of Plaza Square in Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of buildings around the southeast corner of Plaza Square in downtown Paris, Texas. Various storefronts are visible along the street, including the 1917 First State Bank Building on the left. Almost all of the buildings in historic downtown Paris are of the Classic Revival style, since they were rebuilt after the 1916 fire.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Cornerstone Building]

Description: Photograph of the south east corner of the Cornerstone building, at Lamar Avenue and 2nd NE Street in Paris, Texas. On top of the wall, above the cornice, is a white colored replacement for the original ornamentation. The gray cornice is supported by ornamental consoles and there are gray medallions on the buff colored brick below the cornice. These features appear to be molded, not carved. The windows have white masonry ledges and bricked over steel lintels. The "Cornerstone" sign is noteworthy.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Courthouse Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance to the Lamar County courthouse in Paris, Texas. Four columns are visible above the entrance, and there are four floors of windows on the wall.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
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Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Culbertson Fountain]

Description: Photograph of the sidewalk leading up to the Culbertson Fountain in Pairs, Texas. There are trees in the foreground, and stores beyond the fountain.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Damaged Building in Downtown Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of fire damage to a building in the 200 block of the west side of South Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas. In the image, there is a partial front wall still standing, made of brick, plaster, and metal. The fire likely happened near the time of the photograph.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Debris From Recent Fire in Paris

Description: Photograph of stacks of bricks, metal, and wood from the clean-up after a fire in downtown Paris, Texas. This building is on the west side of the 200 block of South Main Street. This damage is probably not related to the 1916 fire.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Door in an Office]

Description: Photograph of a wooden door with a pane of glass in a building in Paris, Texas. A table surrounded by four chairs is visible through the glass.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Door Leading Outside]

Description: Photograph of a door leading outside in a building in Paris, Texas. A lamp hangs from the ceiling, and a trash can is placed in front of a railing by the doors.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell