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Texas Ave

Description: Photograph of a portion of the business area in Kemah, Texas along Clear Creek during a typical high tide. Water from Clear Creek has filled several parking lots and has crossed the street in areas. Several cars are parked at various businesses. A motel, seafood restaurant, tire shop, grocery store, and auto parts store are pictured.
Date: April 20, 1973
Creator: Clear Lake Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Kemah Historical Society

Texas Ave at high tide

Description: Photograph of a portion of the business area in Kemah, Texas along Clear Creek during a typical high tide. Several cars are parked in the lot of a lounge and pharmacy on Texas Ave. The water from Clear Creek has filled the parking lot and has reached the street.
Date: April 20, 1973
Creator: Clear Lake Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Kemah Historical Society

[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the north and east sides of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story house that has Victorian Italiante-style architectural elements (including a small cupola with bracketed eaves and narrow, paired windows), and a two-tiered porch with Queen Anne-style turned- and jigsawn- wood trim. Part of the yard is also visible, a fountain in the front.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of a two-story house, located at 416 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has a long, wrap-around porch with Ionic columns and brick around the lower level of the house.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[501 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the south side of a two-story house located at 501 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. The house is brick on the first floor with wooden siding on the front and upper floor, painted light brown or beige with dark brown shutters.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[519 S. Royall]

Description: Photograph of the front of a white, two-story, brick house located at 519 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has Victorian Italianate architectural embellishments, including the segmental-arched hoodmolds, bracketed eaves, and main entrance with its round-arched portal and hoodmold. Additionally, there are Queen Anne-style aspects, such as the fish-scaled, patterned shingles in the front-facing gable and the complex roof plan. There is snow on the ground and rooftops.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[717 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of a two-story frame house located in 717 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style details on the porch woodwoork and gable ends with Italianate-style influences (including round-arched upper sashes on the second floor windows, and pedimented architraves).
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[722 S. Magnolia - Lucas Davey House]

Description: Photograph of the front and south sides of the "Lucas-Davey House," a two-story Queen Anne-style home located at 722 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. Distinctive features include the asymmetrical massing, a richness in details and materials and superb craftsmanship. There are trees and bushes around the house, obscuring the porch and first floor.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[921 N. Cedar - Bailey - Summers House]

Description: Close-up of the southeast corner of the "Bailey-Summers House," a two-story, Classical Revival-style house located at 921 N. Cedar St. in Palestine, Texas. The dominant architectural feature is the front portico with two-story Ionic columns.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Construction on the First Presbyterian Church - Palestine]

Description: Photograph taken during the construction of a new section of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 410 Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. There are two men doing brickwork on a corner, around a stone plaque that says "First Presbyterian Church, Educational Building Erected 1972, Rev. W. S. Blanton Pastor."
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Craft Show at the Museum for East Texas Culture]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman wearing a red apron, running a booth at a craft show held in the Museum for East Texas Culture in Palestine, Texas. The booth has several collections of dolls displayed and racks of doll clothing in the front. Two other women are standing in from the booth, looking at the items.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[House in Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a two-story house in Palestine, Texas. There is a sign in the front yard that says "Yard of the Month."
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Kolstad's Jewelry Store - 100 W. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of the Kolstad Jewelry store, located at 100 W. Oak in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Oak and Sycamore streets. It is a two-story brick building with decorative architectural elements around the upper-story windows and roofline. On the first floor, the walls around the store are tiled and there is a sidewalk cover over the store windows. The name "Kolstad" is above the entrance. There are cars parked on the street outside the store and an unidentified person walking past the entrance; part of an adjacent building is visible on the far right.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[The Old and the New Pilgrim Churches - Elkhart, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the original and newer Pilgrim Churches, located near Elkhart, Texas. There is a small, log building in the foreground and a larger, brick building with a series of windows in the background. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says "Replica of original Pilgrim Church and present bldg. now in use. Oliver McReynolds Photo."
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[The Old Pilgrim Church - Elkhart, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a replica of the original Pilgrim Church, built near the later brick church just outside of Elkhart, Texas. It is a one-story log building and the wooden front door is open. A Texas Historical Commission plaque is posted on a stone to the right of the building; the Pilgrim Cemetery is partially visible in the background.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Unidentified Men in Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a group of unidentified men standing in front of a business in downtown Palestine, Texas. Several of the men are wearing uniforms that include red jackets and are holding a long red ribbon; other men are standing in the background and one man on the right is holding a pair of scissors that have a red bow on them.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified People at a Tree Planting]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified people at a tree planting. One man is crouched on the left side of the image, next to the tree; a second man and a woman are standing together on the right and the man is holding a shovel. A stream and trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Unidentified Pottery Maker in Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a potter standing behind a table and holding up a piece of pottery for a group of unidentified spectators during a festival in Palestine, Texas. There are finished and unfinished pottery works on a second table in the foreground.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

["The Flying Scotsman" leaving Dallas]

Description: The famed English locomotive, London and North Eastern Railway's No 4472, "The Flying Scotsman" with its nine car consist leaving Dallas early on the morning of June 20, 1970. A southbound KATY freight train waits on the siding.
Date: June 20, 1970
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Osjetea Briggs Home - Rusk Highway]

Description: Photograph of the home of Osjetea Briggs, which was located just out of the city limits on the highway going toward Rusk.
Date: 1970~
Creator: Osjetea Briggs
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

1970 General Highway Map of Bosque County, Texas

Description: Official 1970 general highway map of Bosque County, Texas showing major state and county roads, streams and rivers, towns, and other landmarks.
Date: 1970
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Item Type: Map
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[116 N. Sycamore - Colley Wright Building]

Description: Photo of the Colley Wright building, that once sat at the east side of the intersection of Spring street at Sycamore. This building was removed when Spring Street was widened and extended down to Crockett Road.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[303 E. Kolstad]

Description: Photograph of the front of a white, two-story, frame house with some Classical Revival-style architectural elements, located at 303 E. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. There is a sign in the front yard that says "Dogwood Trails Open House"; a woman and young girl are walking toward the entrance.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library