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[Explosion of the Fotopolus Shoe Repair Store]

Description: According to information found on the back of the photo, this shows the result of an explosion of the Fotopolus Shoe Repair Store, which was located on Main Street, Palestine. The building was owned at the time by members of the Thrice family.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[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

[Postcard of The Great White Way - Spring Street]

Description: Postcard taken c. 1925 of Spring Street, a street that was once knicknamed "The Great White Way" because of the streetlights running down the center of the street. Note the train depot on the right and the business on the left.
Date: 1925~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the Reagan School located at 400 S. Michaux in Palestine, Texas. The three-story brick building has Tudor Revival-style architectural features and served as a school for various grades between 1916 and 1976, later becoming a museum. There are people visible on the lawn and automobiles visible in the front and near the side of the building.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[First National Bank]

Description: Building on the corner of 3rd and Bolivar Streets. In 1899 Mr. Berry came to Sanger and with B.L. and J. W. Spencer bought the Farmers Bank of Sanger, changing the name to Farmers & Merchants Bank. It was chartered as First National Bank of Sanger in 1905.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Ella Warren's Insurance Office]

Description: Office in back part of First National Bank. Pictured are "Miss Ella" Warren with her partner RW Walten, Curtis Warren and Rev. J.L. Ratcliff Pastor of First Baptist Church. "Miss Ella" was the first woman in Sanger to receive the outstanding citizen award.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger Presbyterian Church]

Description: Early photo of Sanger Presbyterian Church with original roofline. The gable to the left of the steeple was later removed. The building was built in 1902.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Sanger Fire Department (Part 1 of 2)

Description: Firemen and their trucks, March 19, 1927. Listed on second photograph , from left to right, George A. Sullivan, Chas Milligan, W. D. Lewis, Glen Rieger, A. H. Haynie, A. L. Gentle, W. B. Chambers, Jno McClendon, R.E. Gentle, H. W. Ezell, Jno Hughes, Otis Jones and Chief Bud Gentle. Members not in the picture: Butler Boydstun, Chester Ausband, Jeff Cornett, and Jim Kline. The top of the Sanger School is seen in the background.
Date: March 19, 1927
Creator: Chas. E. Carruth
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Sanger Fire Department (Part 2 of 2)

Description: Firemen and their fire trucks, March 19, 1927. Sanger Fire Department members from left to right: Otis Jones, Chief Bud Gentle (standing), A. G. Nance, Joe Hughes, Alton Gentle, S. C. Moore, L. B. Daniels, D. C. Gheens, G. W. Sullivan, Troy Stinson, Elmer Hulse, Jack McReynolds, Jno Richardson. Members not in the picture Butler Boydstun, Chester Ausband, Jeff Cornett and Jim Kline. Taken on the square in Sanger, looking north.
Date: March 19, 1927
Creator: Chas. E Carruth
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger School class picture 1922-23, Fifth Grade]

Description: Only a few of these children have been identified. Names corresponding to the numbers on the photograph: #2 Tommy McDaniel, #4 Helen Ruth Gentle, #5 Arlan Newton #6 J. P. Hampton, #8 Ida Pearl Nance, #10 Faye McClendon, #13 Bill Burroughs, #18 Alyne Seal, #21 Frank Burchard. Other names listed but unable to place with number are Morris, and Pauline Carson. All others are unidentifed.
Date: 1923~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger High School Class of 1928-29]

Description: Graduating class standing on the steps of school in cap and gown. It is known that Esta Lou McReynolds, Ida Pearl Nance, and J. B. Harper are included in this group.
Date: 1923
Creator: Border Fox Tone Picture
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger School class picture 1923-24, First grade]

Description: First grade class of Lila B. Koons. Front row: John Lewis Sullivan, Henry Lee Sullivan, Laverne Sullivan, Mary Ready, Dorothy Forrest, Rex Moore, Wilma Lou Atkins, Margaret Brown Second row: Marguerite Neal, E. Echols, Rob Chambers, Alyne Burkholder, ___? Yarbrough, James Ready, Mary Jone Batis, Jesse Earl Seal, ___? Duncan Back row: Cliff Wilson, Virginia Pritchett, Ben Dell Sullivan, Abbie Lee Gentle, Ernest Hopkins, unknown, Newton Stone, R. T. Martindale, Mrs. Koons
Date: 1923~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger School class picture 1923-24, Third Grade]

Description: Mrs. Winnie Minick's Third grade class of 1923-24 Front row: first four unknown, Ocie Isbell, Jessie Alice Isbell, unknown, Alma Cowling Second row: Winnie Minnick, unknown, unknown, Florene Horst, Jessie Hopkins, next five unknown Back row: T. H. Pritchett, unknown, Hugh Wilfong, unknown, unknown, Maedell Isbell, Bessie Brown, Gale Draper, Alma McClendon
Date: 1923~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger School class picture 1922-23, Third Grade]

Description: Mrs. Winnie Minnick's third grade class of 1922-23 Front row: Mary Lou LeGear, unknown, unknown, Beatrice Jones, Ruby Lee McClendon, unknown, Warren Jones, Alyneen Mallow Second Row,: Ted Cherry, the remainder of the row are unknown Third row: T.H. Pritchett, the remainder of the row are unknown Fourth row: J.C. Landers, unknown, unknown, Essie V. Vandervor, Joe Batis, Joe Bill Rogers, Royce Michaels, unknown, unknown, J.T. McCrellon Back row: Winne Minnick, Richard Hoehn, H. M. Horst, unknown, Edward Spratt, Thomas Moore, Christene Hoehn, unknown
Date: 1922~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger School class picture 1925, First grade]

Description: Mrs. Pearl Boydstun's First grade class of 1925 First row: Floyd Frizzell, Jack Stacy Burkholder, J.M. Atkins, Josephine Tyson, Joe LaGear, Cloe Jimmy Williams Second row: Theda Cherry, unknown, Verdie Mae Horst, unknown, unknown, Buford Chestnut, Mary Frances Ready Third row: unknown, Elouise, Echols, Clyce Mundy, unknown, unknown, Floy Ezell, Jr., Joyce Spratt, unknown Back row: only the teacher, Pearl Boysdstun, is known Names of those marked unknown above: Vernice ___? , Francis ___?, Morris Anderson, Robert Ashley, Esta Caves, Ruby Duncan, Ernestine Hicks, ___? Kerr, Opal Kerr, Frankie LeGear, Edna Earl Lewis, Limble Lewis, Opal Marion, Katie McClendon, Waymond Miller, Virginia Pritchett, Evelene Rice
Date: 1925~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library