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[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

[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: [c. 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