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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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Temple Opera House - Palestine, Texas]

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..1905]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[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~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Interior of the First National Bank - Palestine]

Description: Interior photo of the First National Bank taken in September 1893. People identified in the photo are: Ed Caldwell, W.P. McMeans, Dr. Colley, Ed Stedman, L. Gooch, J.D. Grigsby and George A. Wright.
Date: September 1893
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Grading Bolivar Street]

Description: Tractors, one possibly steam, grading the road. Early wooden structures and one brick or stone building on right. Man on left is Dr. Ervin Howard, first doctor in Sanger. May 23, 1892
Date: May 23, 1892
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Nels Grimland Family

Description: Grimland Family standing in front of wood framed house, behind picket fence. Nels and Mary Grimland with children: L-R: Charles, John, Neal, Tom, Inez, Nora, Mollie
Date: 1892~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Woodmen of the World Picnic

Description: Group of men, women and children, posing under a large oak tree, two little girls posing in front, one sitting on a log and the other holding an axe, taken August 10th, 1899
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque 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
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Woman posing on an armchair]

Description: An unidentified woman dressed in an elaborate white lace dress with leg of mutton sleeves.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Albert W. McGuire]

Description: Albert Whittigar McGuire, born in Trenton, New Jersey, and settled in Paris, Texas.
Date: 1890~/1899~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards