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[I&GN Railroad Immigrants Home]

Description: The International and Great Northern Railroad Immigrants Home. Built to give people moving to this part of Texas a place to live until their house was built. A play on the part of the railroad to encourage settlers to immigrate to Texas right after the railroad was built in the late 1880's and early 1890's.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[I&GN Railroad Immigrants Home]

Description: The International and Great Northern Railroad Immigrants Home. Built to give people moving to this part of Texas a place to live until their house was built. A play on the part of the railroad to encourage settlers to immigrate to Texas right after the railroad was built in the late 1880's and early 1890's.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[I&GN Train in Palestine]

Description: Photo of an International and Great Northern Train moving through Palestine. Note the Temple Opera House in the background. This photo was taken from the south side of the tracks looking toward the northeast.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Hico Main Street

Description: Shows five store front, with scattered bystanders. Main focus is wagon pulled by team of ten oxen. Two other wagons in background, with two men in front wagon, one man alongside. Street is dirt, and can see telegraph poles.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Lois and Lelia Broyles Near Broyles House]

Description: Photograph of Lois and Lelia Broyles in a horse-drawn buggy in front of the Broyles Home, located at 1305 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. The home is a 2 ½-story frame house with Queen Anne-style architecture; this picture was taken soon after this house was built.
Date: 1896~
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Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

Mrs. A.J. Bancroft and Son Arthur

Description: Studio photograph of Mrs. A.J. Bancroft and her son Arthur. She is standing and wearing a dark dress with a jacket, leather gloves, a scarf and decorative hat. Arthur is seated in an elaborately carved chair and wearing a suit with a vest and necktie. His hair is white and he has a mustache. Mrs. Bancroft's hand is on her son's arm. Printed across the bottom of the mat is, "Sellman & Co. The Studio, Huddersfield and St. Annes on the sea."
Date: 1893
Creator: Sellman and Company
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Palestine Calender Club - 1896]

Description: Photograph of the Palestine Calender Club Calender, which was printed in 1896. The calender has photos of the following people, who were prominent businessmen in Palestine at the time: January - Frank Hufsmith February - Henry Ash March - A. Teah April - W.J. Taylor May - D.J. Price June - J.W. Cuningham July - V.F. DuBose August - A.R. Howard September - N.R. Royall October - E.C. Manson November - W.M. Lacy December - Geo. A. Wright
Date: 1896
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission