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[422 S. Magnolia - First United Methodist Church - Palestine]

Description: Copy negative of the front and south side of the First United Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Magnolia and Reagan streets. The two-story church is made of brick with stone accents and has Gothic Revival-style architecture, including pointed, arched openings and corner towers; the tower on the southwest corner is taller than the rest of the building. Many of the windows are open.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1920s road conditions]

Description: Photograph of a stalled car in the 1920's There are wagon wheels placed next to a barn on the right.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anchor from the Steamboat Ruthven]

Description: Photograph of an anchor from the steamboat Ruthven after she sank, exhibited on the lawn of the Young Men's Business League (later the Chamber of Commerce) in Palestine, Texas. Storefronts are visible lining the opposite side of a street in the background and a horse-drawn carriage is stopped in the street behind the anchor.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

["Los Angeles Limited" In Echo Canyon]

Description: Union Pacific's "Los Angeles Limited" headed by a mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive - Engine No. 7020 with Vanderbuilt tender and a consist of nine cars stands on the siding in Echo Canyon, Utah. "Pusher" locomotive in the rear.
Date: c. 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Argonaut" passenger trains in West Texas]

Description: Long ago in the age of steam, the Southern Pacific's "Argonaut" passenger trains, numbers 104 and 103, east and westbound, respectively, meet in the early morning hours at mile post 450 between Langtry and Pumpville in far west Texas.
Date: c. 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Atlantic Roustabouts]

Description: Photograph of four men standing by an oil derrick with a large crank behind them. Written on the photo is, "Atlantic Roustabouts, H.B. Phillips, Foreman, Orangefield, Texas"
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ben Hassell with friends]

Description: Photo of Ben Hassell with friends standing in front of an unidentified house in Anderson County.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Celebration in Stark Park]

Description: Photograph of large celebration. There are many people standing and seated at a long table . There is an American flag on the right side of the photograph and other people in front of houses in the background. Front of photograph: "#22 Celebration in Stark Park. Occasion unknown. Early 1920's. Stark carriage house in background."
Date: 1920~/1929~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Chamber of Commerce Saturday drawing]

Description: Many people gather in downtown Sanger each Saturday for a cash drawing. Entries for the drawing were obtained by making a purchase from participating merchants during the preceding week. George W. (Speedy) Sullivan, standing on truck conducting the drawing. George A. Sullivan standing arms akimbo with straw hat.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

["Colorado Special" rolls through the Texas panhandle]

Description: Forth Worth and Denver Railway's "Colorado Special" train No. 1, northbound, headed by Engine No. 553, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of eleven cars, rolls through the Texas Panhandle High Plains enroute from Dallas to Denver.
Date: c. 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Crescent Limited"]

Description: Southern Railway's " The Crescent Limited" famous New Orleans - New York train, headed by engine No.1394, a big Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, enroute between Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina.
Date: c. 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Deer Hunting in Tyler County]

Description: Photograph of five people in a buckboard wagon pulled by two horses through some trees. Writing on the back indicates this is a deer hunting expedition in Tyler County in 1926.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Dr Joe H Alexander Home

Description: The home of Dr Joe Alexander on East Morgan Street in Meridian TX. A large two story 6-columned frame house with small balcony on 2nd floor
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission