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[Clarksville Street]

Description: Photograph of a brown street sign at Clarksville Street in Paris, Texas. Several brick buildings are visible in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Cornerstone Building in Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Cornerstone building at 2nd Northeast Street and Lamar in downtown Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Cross on Top of Dome]

Description: Photograph of a cross on top of a red dome on the First Methodist Church in Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Culbertson Fountain]

Description: Photograph of the Culbertson Fountain in front of stores and trees in Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Curtained Window]

Description: Photograph of a curtained window in a building in Paris, Texas. A lamp hangs from a ceiling to the left.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Dome on a Building]

Description: Photograph of a red dome on top of a building with three floors of stained glass windows.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Downtown Paris Building]

Description: Photograph of an air-conditioning compressor sitting on a canopy one block east of Fountain Plaza. I have not seen this before. This canopy must be strong.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Downtown Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of buildings north of Plaza Square in Paris, Texas. The Paris Bakery sign is across the street from the 1917 Courthouse. Most of Paris, Texas was destroyed by fire March 21 and 22 in 1916 so all the downtown buildings were rebuilt afterwards. There is a marker commemorating the fire in Fountain Square.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Downtown Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of downtown Paris, Texas, including the Grand Twin Theater, the R. F. Scott building, north Plaza Square, and the First National Bank Building in background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Downtown Street Signs in Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of brick buildings at East Houston & North Main Streets in downtown Paris, Texas. The street names are visible on green signs in the center of the image.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[East Courthouse Square]

Description: Photograph of European Antiques sign and a street light on Clarksville Road. Passed the street sign the street changes to Grand Avenue and is the east side of Fountain Plaza. The buildings in the photograph exhibit the Classic Revival style of commercial brick building around 1916 to 1917 when downtown was rebuilt after the city fire.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Entrance to Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance to the Lamar County courthouse in Paris, Texas. Four columns and two lamps are visible above the front entrance.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[European Antiques Store]

Description: Photograph of the European Antique store in Paris, Texas. Other stores are visible on both sides of the antique store.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Evidence of Recent Fire in Downtown Paris

Description: Photograph of fire damage, visible on brick walls, on the west side of the 200 block of South Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Exterior of A-1 Office Supply]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the A-1 Office Supply in Paris, Texas. A theatre is visible to the right
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Exterior of a Church]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a church with a red dome in Paris, Texas. Cars are parked in front of the building.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell