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

[1209 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of a white, 2 ½-story house located at 1209 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style architecture including detailing on the porch and gable ends.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1305 S. Sycamore - Broyles House]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Broyles House," a white, 2 ½-story frame house with Queen Anne-style architecture, located at 1305 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

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

Description: Photograph of part of the front 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: February 1992
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Trinity Presbyterian Church - 1220 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of Trinity Presbyterian Church, a two-story, red-brick building located at 1220 S. Sycamore Street in Palestine, Texas, taken from E. Cook Street. A sign to the left of the door includes the name of the church and a cross symbol.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Anderson County Jail - 704 Avenue A]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Anderson County Jail located at 704 Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story Art Deco-style brick building. The words "Anderson County Jail" are written in the stonework above the entrance on the left side of the image.
Date: 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Eilenberger Baker - 512 N. John]

Description: Photograph of a portion of Eilenberger’s Bakery located at 512 N. John in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story, brick Two-part Commercial Block building; the portion on the left is painted white with a red door and the portion on the right is red brick with siding on the lower floor. There are green awnings above the doors and windows; the one above the entrance on the left says "Eilenberger's Bake Shop." Cars are parked on the street outside the building.
Date: 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[G.E. Dilley Building - 401 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Dilley Building," a two-story, brick building located at 401 and 403 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. It has a rectangular plan and load-bearing masonry walls with Victorian Italianate-style details, including an elaborately detailed parapet on the façade and the segmental-arched hoodmolds on the second floors of the south and east elevations. It is classified as a Two-Part Commercial Block building, and is part of Palestine’s central business district.
Date: 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Redlands Building - 400 N. Queen]

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: 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[408 E. Neches]

Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story, Tudor Revival-style brick house located at 408 E. Neches in Palestine, Texas. Perhaps the most noteworthy architectural element is the decorative half-timbered construction on parts of the exterior.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Courthouse Square - Palestine]

Description: Photograph of several commercial buildings on the west side of N. Church Street in Palestine, Texas, across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse. There are four connected buildings; the first three on the left are single-story buildings of brick and/or stucco. The one on the far left has columns built into the front and a decorative triangular section above; the second is plain with a sidewalk cover and the third is plain with a cloth awning. On the far right, the fourth building is two stories with decorative brickwork and a roof over the sidewalk. Some signs are visible including an "Anderson County Abstract Company" sign on the third building and cars are parked on both sides of the street.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Courthouse Square - Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a series of connected commercial businesses on the west side of N. Church Street in Palestine, Texas, across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse. Storefronts for five buildings are visible; each of the buildings are single stories and have various sidewalk covers and roofs. The buildings all seem to be stone or brick, and several of the buildings have detailed brick- or stonework around the rooflines and edges. Cars are parked on the street outside the stores.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Federal Building - 101 E. Oak]

Description: Close-up photograph of the front entrance and part of the south facade of the "Federal Building," located at 101 E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with Renaissance Revival-style details.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Gregg/Link Building - 101 W. Spring]

Description: Photograph of the east side of "The Gregg-Link Building" located at 101 E. Spring in Palestine, Texas, taken at the intersection of E. Spring and N. Sycamore streets. It is a three-story building with Romanesque Revival-style architectural detailing.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library