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[Soldier in Spanish American War Uniform]

Description: The man in this photograph has been tentatively identified as having been a soldier during the Spanish American war. On the back of the photograph it reads "Property of J.F. Grigsby - 408 So. Sycamore Street, Palestine Texas". The photo is now owned by the Anderson County Historical Commission.
Date: 1898~
Creator: Bushnell
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[The Brownies of Palestine]

Description: A Collage of prominent Palestine businessmen titled "The Brownies of Palestine" "Wish you a Happy New Year". Photos are identified left to right as: F. Hufsmith, D.J. Price, V.F. DuBose, J.W. Cuningham, N.R. Royal, W.M. Lacy, Henry Ash, A. Teah, G.A. Wright, W.P. Siddons, A.R. Howard and W.J. Taylor.
Date: 1895
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Temple Opera House]

Description: Photo of the Temple Opera House which was located on the corner of Avenue A and Oak Street in downtown Palestine. As per the 1898-1899 city directory, the manager was a man named W.E. Swift. The building has since been destroyed.
Date: 1890
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[American Home Bakery]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posing outside the American Home Bakery, a two-story wooden building located at the corner of John and Oak streets in Palestine, Texas. There are two horse-drawn delivery wagons outside the building and the horses are being held by boys; several other people, most wearing aprons, are posed outside the entrance behind them.
Date: 1899~
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[210 Crawford - J.H. Silliman Home]

Description: Photo of the J.H. Silliman Home, located at 210 Crawford. A Mississippi native, J.H. Silliman was the proprietor of Silliman and Company – a Palestine business founded in 1871, and one of the largest hardware stores in the region. Silliman married Laura Brook, the architect’James Frith Brook's, daughter, in 1920. The family later moved to 638 S. Magnolia.
Date: 1898~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[American Home Bakery]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posing outside the American Home Bakery, located at the corner of John and Oak streets in Palestine, Texas. There are two horse-drawn delivery wagons outside the building and the horses are being held by boys; several other people, most wearing aprons, are posed outside the entrance behind them.
Date: 1899~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[I&GN Train in Palestine]

Description: Photo of an International and Great Northern Train moving through Palestine. Note the Temple Opera House in the background. This photo was taken from the south side of the tracks looking toward the northeast.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[I&GN Railroad Immigrants Home]

Description: The International and Great Northern Railroad Immigrants Home. Built to give people moving to this part of Texas a place to live until their house was built. A play on the part of the railroad to encourage settlers to immigrate to Texas right after the railroad was built in the late 1880's and early 1890's.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[The Brownies of Palestine]

Description: A Collage of prominent Palestine businessmen titled "The Brownies of Palestine" "Wish you a Happy New Year". Photos are identified left to right as: F. Hufsmith, D.J. Price, V.F. DuBose, J.W. Cuningham, N.R. Royal, W.M. Lacy, Henry Ash, A. Teah, G.A. Wright, W.P. Siddons, A.R. Howard and W.J. Taylor.
Date: 1895
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

Albert Sidney Johnston's Camp Members of 1899

Description: Members of Albert Sidney Johnston's Camp of UCV No. 115 of Meridian. J W Adams, Adjt of camp, Samuel Fossett, T W Shuford, A P Cruse, Will Andrew, C S Cooper, W H Adams, J M Belcher, B M Frank, Rice Massey, C A Gordon, H T Airheart, J B Knowles, J L Atkins, N F Sheppard, E F Jordon, Ed McKissick, M D Emerson, J W Thompson, A Cooper, H M Vaughn, E A Tweedy, George Powell, H C Cooke, E B George, J R Simonton, J H Yarbro, J N Yarbrough, J E Helton, J M Biffle, H M Dillard, Commander and Captain, J H Standifer, Zeke Ogden, J L Belcher, G L Cain, Henton Smith, S S Barry, W C Reagan, C H McSpadden, J W Duncan, J B Arnold, Thomas Cobbs, D H Neely, J S Camfield, James F Smith, J M Scott, J J McMurry, J Bowman, J M Renfro, A J Childress, Sam G Harris, T C Alexander, W H Boling, William Young, D O Barton, J H Johnson, R H Harris, W R Mason, F M Conley, S P Farrar
Date: 1899
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Hico Main Street

Description: Shows five store front, with scattered bystanders. Main focus is wagon pulled by team of ten oxen. Two other wagons in background, with two men in front wagon, one man alongside. Street is dirt, and can see telegraph poles.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission