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[913 E. Calhoun - Mt. Vernon African American Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of Mount Vernon African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church, located at 913 E. Calhoun Street, in Palestine, Texas. The brick building is a Gothic Revival-style building that has large towers on two of the corners with steep pyramidal roofs.
Date: February 1993
Creator: Goebel, Matt
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[100 Block E. Oak]

Description: Photograph of a three-story brick building located at the corner of Oak and Houston streets, in the 100 block of E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. The first floor has a glass storefront and the sign above says "Goodwill Industries."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[100 Block W. Oak]

Description: Photograph of a two-story, red-brick building located on the 100 Block W. Oak in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Oak and Sycamore streets. There is a striped awning across the front of the building and signs for "Charles E. Dickens Jewelry" and "Watts Stationery & Office Supply Co."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[100 Block W. Oak]

Description: Photograph of a one-story commercial building with metal siding on the front, located in the 100 Block W. Oak in Palestine, Texas. Text in the window says "Antiques."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[101 E. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of the "Federal Building," located at 101 E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with Renaissance Revival-style details.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[101 W. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a commercial brick building located at 101 W. Crawford in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Crawford and Sycamore streets. There are clothes in the windows and text next to the door: "Factory Outlet, Amkar Enterprises Inc., Designer Clothing."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[101 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a two-story building located at 101 W. Main in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Main and Sycamore streets. The first floor is red brick in the front; the rest of the building has been painted a cream color. It has corbelled brickwork above the second floor windows and in the parapet. There is a sign on the corner of the building and writing above the front entrance says "Family Value Drug Center."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[102 E. Ezell]

Description: Photograph of a white, one-story house located at 102 E. Ezell in Palestine, Texas.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[105 E. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a one-story brick building located at 105 E. Main in Palestine, Texas. There is an awning across the front of the building and text on the window says "Swift & Swift Attorneys at Law." Part of an adjoining two-story brick building is visible on the left and another building is visible in the background, behind a parking lot to the right of the building.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[105 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story brick building located at105 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. It is connected on either side to other two-story commercial buildings. There is decorative brickwork along the top of the building and the windows of the second floor are boarded over. There is a sidewalk cover along the front of the building and text on the door says "Fotopolos Shoe Store;" that business later closed.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[107 W. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front of a brick building located at 107 W. Crawford in Palestine, Texas.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[109 E. Spring]

Description: Photograph of a red-brick building located at 109 E. Spring in Palestine, Texas. The windows have logos for Toledo Finance and a sign over the door says "Toledo Loans." On the left of the building, an alley with a fire escape and part of a white stone building are visible.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[112-114 W. Dallas]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of a one-story, white, modified L-plan duplex located at 112-114 W. Dallas in Palestine, Texas. It has a wrap-around porch with Classical Revival-style Doric columns.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[117 W. Spring]

Description: Photograph of a brick building located at 117 W. Spring in Palestine, Texas. A street sign and several decorative shrubs are visible to the left.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[122 E. Palestine Ave]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a one story house located at 122 E. Palestine in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of East Palestine Avenue and Fowler Street. It is painted yellow with red and green trim and has some Queen Anne-style architectural elements including shingling in the gable ends and decorative wooden posts along the front porch. A sign in the yard says "Finley Real Estate."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[200 Block W. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the southwest corner of a commercial, red-brick building located on the 200 Block W. Crawford in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of W. Crawford and N. John streets.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[201 E. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a multi-story brick building located at 201 E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. The entrance on the corner has a glass door with an name on it and several full-length glass window; stonework text at the top of the building says "Ivanhoe No. 15. KofP." As per the 1898-1899 Palestine City Directory, this was the home of the Knights of Pythias.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[201 E. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of a multi-story brick building located at 201 E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. The entrance on the corner has a glass door with an name on it and several full-length glass window; stonework text at the top of the building says "Ivanhoe No. 15. KofP." As per the 1898-1899 Palestine City Directory, this was the home of the Knights of Pythias. A sign for a neighboring building that says "Goodwill Industries of East Texas" is visible on the far left.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[201 W. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of the "Denby Building," located at 201 W. Crawford in downtown Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story red-brick building, classified as a "Two-Part Commercial Block," that has grouped pivoting windows on the upper floors, and side-facing brickwork in the parapet.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[201 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a white, two-story brick building located at 201 W. Main in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Main and Magnolia streets. There is decorative brickwork along the top of the building on the east side, facing Magnolia Street. A sign above the entrance says "Singer Sales & Service;" a sign on the corner of the building says "Magnavox." An adjacent two-story building is visible on the left.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[205 E. Dallas]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of a two-story white house located at 205 E. Dallas in Palestine, Texas. There is an enclosed porch on both floors.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[211 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of a one-story brick building located at 211 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. There is some decorative brickwork along the top of the building and an anchored sidewalk cover across the front. A sign over the door says "Fabrics by Anne E." Part of an adjacent building is visible on the left, and a neighboring building is visible on the other side of an alleyway on the right.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[213 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Robinson State Bank Building" located at 213 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. The building is made of red brick with Romanesque Revival detailing and is classified as a One-Part Commercial Block. It has a rectangular plan with load-bearing masonry construction, a 3-bay façade that displays elaborate brickwork, a large round archway marking the primary entrance, and a stepped, 3-part parapet with corbelling. A neon sign hung near the entrance says "Rushing Jewelers, Home of Lucky Forever Diamond Rings."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[217 W. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Texas Theater, part of the 200 Block of W. Crawford Street in Palestine, Texas. The building is made of brick and has masonry embellishments on the facade. There is a "Texas" sign on the front of the building and the marquee says "The Music Man, Palestine Community Theatre."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library