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[Photograph of the New Bridge at Fair Park]

Description: Photograph of the newly built covered bridge at Fair Park. The photo was made one day before the 2006 tornado which severely damaged Fair Park and destroyed the bridge.
Date: May 8, 2006
Creator: Moody, Jim, Jr.
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[616 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front of a 1 ½-story Tudor Revival-style house located at 616 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. Distinctive characteristics on this house include the cross-gabled roof, decorative half-timbered woodwork in gable ends, and windows with small diamond-shaped panes of glass.
Date: 2000~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Dismantling old water tower, full shot]

Description: The crane is in place to dismantle the minicipal water tower. Originally purchased October 15, 1923 for $5,650 from Pittsburgh - Des Moines Steel Co. Dallas, TX. Held 50,000 gallons of water.
Date: March 15, 1999
Creator: Henderson, John
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Dismantling old water tower, removing the top]

Description: A crane removing the top half of the tank of the municipal water tower. The tower was erected in 1923 and held 50,000 gallons of water.
Date: March 15, 1999
Creator: Henderson, John
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[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

[Choraliers Visit Avery Island, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of the Choraliers visit to Avery Island, Louisiana. Left to right: Angie Bowers, Bill Kettrick, Lois Copeland, Bob Bowers, Edna Nixon, Rex Copeland, Audrey Daniel, Lois Bryan, Jim Sutherline, and Bill Hauck, minister.
Date: May 13, 1998
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

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

Building where Norden Bomb Sight was stored

Description: Photograph of a building at the Childress Army Air Field in which the Norden Bombsight was stored. The building is dilapidated. The photograph was taken prior to restoration attempts.
Date: September 5, 1997
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Judge and Elizabeth Neff

Description: Portrait of Judge Neff and Mrs. Elizabeth Neff
Date: May 16, 1995
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[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

[House in Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a white, one-story house located somewhere in Palestine, Texas. It has some Queen Anne-style architectural elements including shingling and decorative woodwork around the front porch.
Date: November 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story white house with blue trim 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.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story white house with blue trim 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, including a gazebo near the back of the house and a fountain in the front of the yard.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story white house with blue trim 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, including a gazebo near the back of the house and a fountain in the front of the yard.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[601 S. Sycamore - Pearlstone / Maier House]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Pearlstone/Maier House," a two-story house with brick veneer, located at 601 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. It has Spanish Colonial Revival-style architectural details.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[611 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front of two-story frame house, painted blue with white trim, located at 611 S. Sycamore Palestine, Texas.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[715 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of a modified L-plan house located at 715 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is painted off-white with green accents and has a distinctive hipped roof and gabled extensions. The house has some Queen Anne-style embellishments including the use of shingles in the gable ends and a dormer window and also has some Classical Revival-style features including small Doric-like columns and simple balustrade on the wrap-around front porch.
Date: February 1992
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[715 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of a modified L-plan house located at 715 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is painted off-white with green accents and has a distinctive hipped roof and gabled extensions. The house has some Queen Anne-style embellishments including the use of shingles in the gable ends and a dormer window and also has some Classical Revival-style features including small Doric-like columns and simple balustrade on the wrap-around front porch.
Date: 1992-02~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[717 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front and part of the 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: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[805 S. Sycamore - George Edward Dilley House]

Description: Photograph of the northeast corner of the "George Edward Dilley House" located at 805 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. The two-story house is painted white and has decorative woodwork around the front porch, as well as a mansard roof and a widow's walk with cast iron handrails. There is a decorative metal fence enclosing the yard.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1003 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front a two-story house located at 1003 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is painted white with blue trim and has some classical-style details including a two-story front porch and columns; it also has some Prairie School-style features including a low-pitched roof and extended eaves.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library