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[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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

[Third Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mother and daughter riding in a buggy that is driven by one horse. In the background is the third courthouse of Childress, Texas. The horizon is barren but there are another building close to the courthouse as well as a long fence.
Date: November 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Woman posing on an armchair]

Description: An unidentified woman dressed in an elaborate white lace dress with leg of mutton sleeves.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

Woodmen of the World Picnic

Description: Group of men, women and children, posing under a large oak tree, two little girls posing in front, one sitting on a log and the other holding an axe, taken August 10th, 1899
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission