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[400 N. Queen - Redlands Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the south and west sides of the Redlands Hotel, on the corner of Oak and Queen streets, at 400 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas. It is a Two-Part Vertical Block building that has a U-shaped plan and load-bearing masonry walls, with Renaissance Revival-style architectural elements. Noteworthy features include the quoin-like brick in the end bays of the west and south elevations, and the entablature with large brackets.
Date: 1950~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[407 E. Kolstad - Mallard Alexander House]

Description: Photograph of the Mallard Alexander House located at 407 E. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. It is a light-colored house surrounded by a lawn and trees, with a circular drive partially visible on the right side of the image.
Date: 1950~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[601 E. Hodges - Elmwood]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of "Elmwood," a white, two-story house located at 601 E. Hodges in Palestine, Texas. The house has a wrap-around porch and a two-story pedimented portico with Ionic-style columns; these elements altered the original Queen Anne-style architecture.
Date: 1950~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[601 E. Hodges - Elmwood]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of "Elmwood," a white, two-story house located at 601 E. Hodges in Palestine, Texas. The house has a wrap-around porch and a two-story pedimented portico with Ionic-style columns; these elements altered the original Queen Anne-style architecture.
Date: 1950~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[638 S. Magnolia - Silliman House]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the Silliman House, a two-story, brick Georgian Revival-style house located at 638 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It has some stone accents including light-colored quoins on the corners.
Date: 1950~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1003 N. Link - H.H. Link House]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of the "H.H. Link House" located at 1003 N. Link in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story, white house with both Queen Anne and Classical Revival-style architectures, including two-story Ionic columns across the front. The foreground of this image is blurred, obscuring part of the house.
Date: 1950~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[36th Texas Division - T Patch Guard - #2]

Description: Unidentified Army Master Sargent showing a boy a 120mm mortar with a safety plug in the tube .
Date: 1950~/1959~
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

50000th Telephone in Austin

Description: Woman talking on telephone, men standing and smiling
Date: January 1, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Adult Choir]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church Adult Choir. Back row - left to right: A.E. Catanach, not know, not known, Peg Catanach, Curtis Lacy, not known, Ralph Breelove, not known, not known, McIntosh, Austine Mills. Front row - left to right: Mathilda Steed, not known, Mildred Allgood, Gladys Lacy, Lolly Prafka, Alma Rigsby, Allene Breedlove, not known, Peggy McIntosh, Willie Mae West.
Date: 1950
Creator: Pridgen's Studio
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange, Texas. Many of the buildings in the photograph are now gone. Mrs. Lutcher Stark of Orange bought most of the downtown properties and built a performing arts theater and museum. The buildings that did survive are mostly occupied by Lamar University, Orange extension. The Sabine River is on the lower left.
Date: 1950
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Allen, C. B. Reunion #1]

Description: Large group of family members at the C. B. Allen Family Reunion.
Date: 1950~/1959~
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Allen, C. B. Reunion #2]

Description: Group of adults, seated, older couple in center, she is wearing corsage
Date: 1950~/1959~
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Allen, C. B. Reunion #3]

Description: Group of twelve young people, younger ones seated in front.
Date: 1950~/1959~
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Allen, C. B. Reunion #4]

Description: Large family group - 19 adults, 9 children surrounding Mr and Mrs Allen.
Date: 1950~/1959~
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Allen, C. B. Reunion #5]

Description: Group of twelve children
Date: 1950~/1959~
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Allen, C. B. Reunion #6]

Description: Allen's surrounded by group of eight adults.
Date: 1950~/1959~
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission