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[619 S. Sycamore - A.R. Howard Home]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of "A.R. Howard Home," a two-story, Victorian Italianate-style house located at 619 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. This house is noteworthy because of its load-bearing masonry (brick) construction and its segmental-arched openings, bracketed eaves, and low-pitched roof. The house is behind a brick fence with metal ornamentation.
Date: 1965~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Vannoy Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Vannoy Cafe. Several men and a young boy are seated at the counter; one gentleman is standing next to an open seat. Three women are behind the counter. The young woman seated at the window on the right side of the photograph has been identified as Oneta Faye Killebrew Tyer, and the woman standing beside her as Mrs. Jean Vannoy. Various items are stacked on the counter and shelf against the wall. The front door and windows are visible in the background.
Date: 1960~
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Photo of a Group of Unidentified Men]

Description: Photo of an unidentified group of men. It is possible, though not proven, that these were the directors of the First National Bank during 1983.
Date: April 3, 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Bratton Drug Store - Corner of N. Sycamore and W. Oak Str]

Description: Photograph of the Bratton Drug Company on the northwest corner of W. Oak and N. Sycamore streets in Palestine, Texas, looking west on Oak. It is a two-story brick building with a series of four-pane windows along both sides of the upper story. There is a sign that says "Bratton Drug Co." above the first story, in between "Coca Cola" signs. Several unidentified people are walking on the sidewalk and vehicles are parked along Oak street.
Date: 1965~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[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: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

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

Description: Copy negative 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), visible on the right side of the image. 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: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the front and south 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. A car and a van with the words "Primera Iglesia Bautista, First Hispanic Baptist Church" written on the side are parked in the parking lot on the south side of the building.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the northeast corner 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.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the 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.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the northwest corner 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. A sign on the lawn says "Second Thoughts Thrift Shop."
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the south and east sides 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. Playground equipment is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified Church in Anderson County]

Description: Photo of an unidentified church in Anderson County. This may be the Old Bethel Church or Brushy Creek United Methodist Church, but this has not been confirmed.
Date: February 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission