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[Interior of the Stark Museum of Art]

Description: Photograph of the atrium of the Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas. Janis Zilker Becker motions towards the Frederic Remington sculpture named The Broncho Buster which is displayed along with two of his other bronzes. Jennifer Stafford looks on from the right. There are five Navajo blankets hanging on a wall above them.
Date: March 28, 1993
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Rainbow & Veteran's Memorial Bridges]

Description: Color photo postcard picturing the new Veteran's Memorial Bridge in front of the older Rainbow Bridge. These bridges connect Bridge City and Port Arthur, Texas over the Neches River. Written on the back of the card, "Twin bridges span the Neches River connecting Bridg City & Port Arthur. The cable-stayed Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated on Sept. 8, 1990, 52 years after the Rainbow Bridge. The clearance of the new bridge is 143 feet; the old bridge is 176 feet." It is postmarked Bridge City, Texas on Sept 8, 1990.
Date: August 1990
Creator: Chiasson, Charlotte
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Lipscomb Street North of Courthouse, 1998

Description: Photograph of a Lipscomb Street north of the Courthouse. There are three old, historically preserved buildings. The building closest building on the left side of the frame is white with a porch. The building in the middle is wooden and the third building on the right side of the frame is wooden with a tin roof. To side of the first building is an old wooden wagon. In front of the first building is a telephone pole and hitching post. There are tiny yellow flowers all over the ground.
Date: 1998
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Choraliers Visit Avery Island, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of the choraliers visit to Avery Island, Louisiana. Left to right: Sharon (Mary Ann Murphy's granddaughter), Margret Anne Blitch, Dan and Audrey Daniel, Lois Bryan, Angie Bowers, Rose Merriman, Mary Ann Murphy, Jack Cansler, and Lois Copeland.
Date: May 13, 1998
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Texas 36th Infantry Division Memorial

Description: Photocopy of a photograph and information about a memorial for the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The 36th were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy, on September 9, 1943. Some information about the division's service record and awards and citations is included. Donated on May 30, 1991 by L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair and Katie Sinclair.
Date: 1991~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Texas 36th Infantry Division Memorial

Description: Information about a memorial for the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The 36th were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy, on September 9, 1943. Some information about the division's service record and awards and citations is included. Donated on Sept. 7, 1996 by L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair and Katie Sinclair.
Date: 1996~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

T Patch Memorial in Dallas

Description: Photograph of a memorial in honor of the Texas 36th Infantry Division who were among the first to invade Hitler's Europe in World War II. The memorial contains a brief summary of the T Patchers actions during the war and a list of some awards and citations the division received. L. M. Buddy and Katie Sinclair dedicated the memorial.
Date: 1991-05-30~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

T Patch Memorial in Dallas

Description: Photograph of a memorial in honor of the Texas 36th Infantry Division who were among the first to invade Hitler's Europe in World War II. The memorial contains a brief summary of the T Patchers actions during the war and a list of some awards and citations the division received. L. M. Buddy and Katie Sinclair dedicated the memorial.
Date: 1991-05-30~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Buddy and Katie Sinclair Dallas, TX, T Patch Memorial

Description: Photograph of L. M. "Buddy" and Katie Sinclair standing beside the memorial that they dedicated in honor of the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The soldiers in the division were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy on September 9, 1943. The monument also contains a brief summary of the division's actions during World War II and contains a list of the awards and citations the division received.
Date: 1996-09-07~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

[House at 1248 S. Royall]

Description: Photograph of the front of a white, two-story, Four Square-style frame house located at 1248 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has a wrap-around porch with double columns on red-brick piers. A tree is in the foreground, to the right of the front walk.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1305 S. Sycamore - Broyles House]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for the "William and Caroline Broyles House" outside the front entrance. Text: A native of Huntsville, Alabama, William Broyles came to Texas following the Civil War. Traveling by boat to Shreveport, Louisiana, he continued his journey to Texas on foot, finally settling in Palestine. Broyles worked as a carpenter and later opened a mercantile store near the Anderson County courthouse. Following the arrival of the railroad and the subsequent relocation of the town, he opened the first store in the new townsite. In 1878 he established a lumber business which eventually included a lumberyard, saw mill, and cabinet shop. A real estate investor as well as merchant, Broyles played an important role in the economic development of Palestine. He had this home built for his wife, Caroline, in 1895. Designed by local architect Luther McKlemurry, the home is a fine example of 19th-century eclecticism, exhibiting influences of Italianate, Queen Anne, and Second Empire styles. Outstanding features include its tower, roof cresting, and fine milled woodwork crafted by workers at Broyles' lumber company. Landscaping originally surrounding the home included elaborate flower gardens and an adjacent pecan orchard.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1211 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front of a white, two-story house with blue accents, located at 1211 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style architecture including an angled, two-story tower on the northwest corner.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1103 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of a white, one-story house located at 1103 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. It has a green roof and Queen Anne-style details, including Doric-like columns along the porch, and the front gable end with jigsawn bargeboard, turned pedant, and shingled siding.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[House at 408 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front and part of the south side of a blue, one-story frame house with white accents, located at 408 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. The house has some Queen Anne-style details, including cut-away corners on the side bay and decorative woodwork around the front porch; it also has stained-glass windows in the upper, dormer window. Part of a neighboring house and a stone fence are visible on the right of the image.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[716 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the southwest corner of a yellow, two-story, Victorian-style house with a wrap-around porch located at 716 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Cunningham House]

Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story, Victorian-style house painted yellow with white trim, located in Palestine, Texas. It was once occupied by the Cunningham Family.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Partner: Palestine Public Library