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Ms. Rice and class

Description: Photograph of Ms. Rice and her class in 1946 in Kemah, Texas. Ms. Rice and 21 unidentified children pose on the steps of a wooden building.
Date: 1946~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Kemah Historical Society

School fence

Description: Photograph of nine unidentified children sitting on a wooden fence in front of a white wooden school building in Kemah, Texas.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Kemah Historical Society

[Unidentified Girl]

Description: Photo of an unidentified girl taken at Terry's Studio - Palestine, Tex.
Date: 1940~
Creator: Terry's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Unidentified Trio of Women]

Description: Photo of an unidenfied trio of women at a playground. Note the child climbing the slide in the background.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Group of Children]

Description: Information from back of photo: Girls (Left to Right): 1. Olive Sammons 2. Mary E. Bentley 3. Modenia Johnston 4. Verlean Schochler 5. Betty Jane Weeks 6. Mrs. Gerty Howard 7. Mary V. Cotton 8. Lomar Henson 9. Mafrey ? P. Owens 10. Mary L. Fenton 11. Flory Groom Boys: 1. Jeff Fortson 2. Forest L. Williams 3. Edward Matthews 4. Billy Pebworth 5. Phillip Gray 6. Pat Ryan 7. Shelby Smith 8. Cecil Perry 9. Clyde Gibson 10. Sam Cohen 11. Spegle Berry 12. Harry Whitehouse 13. John Freeman ? 14. Billy Beeler 15. Webb Williamson.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[1108 N. Jackson - Rusk School]

Description: Photo of the Rusk School after renovations, but before the address was changed to 420 W. Palestine Avenue from 1108 N. Jackson.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[410 Avenue A - Palestine Daily Herald Building]

Description: Copy negative of the Palestine Herald building on the 300 Block of Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a one-story, red-brick building with white masonry accents; the word "Herald" is in white stone in the center, near the top.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Railroad YMCA Building - Palestine]

Description: The Railroad YMCA opened in April of 1903 and continued as the YMCA until the building burned in the mid 1950's. The building faced South Magnolia and was on the lot in front of the present Railroad General Office Building.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Demolition of a House]

Description: Photo of the last remaining fireplace of a large house that was demolished in Palestine.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[922 N. Link - Joost Ozment House]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the "Joose-Ozment House," a white, two-story frame house located at 922 N. Link in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Pine and Link streets. It has a balanced, orderly exterior with a classical façade, including round columns along the front porch and larger two-story columns on either side of the front door.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[220 W. Reagan - Grant House]

Description: Photograph of the west side of the "Grant House," a two-story, Queen Anne-style house located at 220 W. Reagan (on the corner of W. Reagan and S. May streets) in Palestine, Texas.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[I&GN Railroad Hospital - 919 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the International & Great Northern (I&GN) Railroad Hospital located at 919 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story, metal-framed, brick-faced hospital along with an outbuilding (the Nurses' Home). The building has a box-like massing with some Classical Revival detailing, especially around the primary entrance. The wide, cast stone bands divide the exterior into three components and emphasize the horizontal massing of the building.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library