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[Interior of the First National Bank - Palestine]

Description: Interior photo of the First National Bank taken in September 1893. People identified in the photo are: Ed Caldwell, W.P. McMeans, Dr. Colley, Ed Stedman, L. Gooch, J.D. Grigsby and George A. Wright.
Date: September 1893
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[John H. Reagan]

Description: Photo of John Henniger Reagan at home in his study at Fort Houston.
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson 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~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Nels Grimland Family

Description: Grimland Family standing in front of wood framed house, behind picket fence. Nels and Mary Grimland with children: L-R: Charles, John, Neal, Tom, Inez, Nora, Mollie
Date: c. 1892
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Old Wingate Sawmill on the Sabine River]

Description: Photograph of the Sabine River at Orange, Texas in 1898. In the center is the old Wingate Sawmill, to the right are three ketch-type sailboats that are gaff rigged near the bank.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[The People of Palestine]

Description: Photograph of people who either all belonged to a particular church in Palestine, or maybe who all attended the Second or Third Ward Schools.
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Orange, Texas in 1895]

Description: Photograph of Fifth and Main Street location in Orange, Texas in 1895. Main was only a bayou crossed by the Fifth Street bridge. The First Baptist Church is under construction in the background. Wooden fences surround nearby homes.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Portrait of an African American Boy]

Description: This is a convex portrait of a young African American male. He is wearing a very large hat. The back of the image has a label that reads: "PASCO. Robert Pelan. Lot #7979. Grade - crayon. Face Artist 3. This portrait guaranteed by maker."
Date: c. 1890
Creator: PASCO - Robert Pelan
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

School Children in 1894

Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-five schoolchildren posed with their female teacher. There are fourteen girls and eleven boys. The girls wear dresses, four wear pinafores, and one has bows in her hair. The boys wear knickers with jackets and large collars. The school teacher wears a black dress. Behind the group is dark open doorway and a shuttered window.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Scrivner Family photo album

Description: Brown velvet-cushioned photo album with pale yellow letters and designs containing studio portraits of members of the Scrivner, Vise and Gross families. Page 1: Will and Ella Gross with their two sons and daughter Page 2: First of Will Gross' sons. Page 3: Second of Will Gross' sons Page 4: Children of Henry Scrivner Page 5: Woman wearing a dress and holding a gun and a riding crop. Only identified as Belle. Page 6: Unidentified baby Page 7: Lewis Gross as a child Page 8: Neely Scrivne Page 9: Ella Gross Page 10: Theo Scrivner, Jr. Page 11: Theo Scrivner, Sr. Page 12: Bess Scrivner as a child Page 13: Russell Scrivner as a child Page 14: Neely Scrivner Page 15: Sammie VIse Page 16: Elizabeth Scrivner Page 17: Mary E. Scrivner Page 18: Woman identified as Ida of Winchester, VA Page 19: Mary Adelia Ann Scrivner Vise Page 20: Bess Scrivner Lewis Page 21: Crocket Scrivner Page 22: Philip Scrivner Page 23: Bess Scrivner Page 24: Will Gross Page 25: Ed Scrivner Page 26: Helen Hudson Page 27: Nannie George Scrivner Page 28: Top left - Unidentified woman Top right - Unidentified child Bottom left - Woman identified as Sallie Bottom right - Arthur Kincaid Page 29: Top left - Unidentified woman in a gray outfit Top right - Unidentified woman in a white dress Bottom left - Same woman as picture in top left but in a different outfit Page 30: Bottom left - Elle Richard Cruse Bottom right - Anne Gross Scrivner
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Image
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

[Snow Scene]

Description: Photograph of a rare occurrence in Orange, Texas, a snowy day. Trees, homes and yards are blanketed in snow during the winter of 1895.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Soldier in Spanish American War Uniform]

Description: The man in this photograph has been tentatively identified as having been a soldier during the Spanish American war. On the back of the photograph it reads "Property of J.F. Grigsby - 408 So. Sycamore Street, Palestine Texas". The photo is now owned by the Anderson County Historical Commission.
Date: c. 1898
Creator: Bushnell
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Temple Opera House]

Description: Photo of the Temple Opera House which was located on the corner of Avenue A and Oak Street in downtown Palestine. As per the 1898-1899 city directory, the manager was a man named W.E. Swift. The building has since been destroyed.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Temple Opera House - Palestine, Texas]

Description: Photo of the Temple Opera House which was located on the corner of Avenue A and Oak Street in downtown Palestine. As per the 1898-1899 city directory, the manager was a man named W.E. Swift. The building has since been destroyed.
Date: 1890 - 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library