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[Wagon Advertising Liberty Bonds]

Description: Picture of a wagon with an advertisement for Liberty Bonds parked in front of the Bowden Grocery store in Palestine, Tx. Grandfather of Forrest Bradberry Jr. is driving the wagon. The side of the wagon says, "We are going to win this war, Buy a Liberty Bond."
Date: 1917~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Watering Trough on Avenue A]

Description: In 1895, Caldwell Green felt Palestine's horses needed more attention, so he built a watering trough on Avenue A in downtown Palestine. This trough, with his name and the date, is still there, but now contains a flower garden. At one time after this picture was made, it sported the figure of a child on a dolphin in the center of the fountain.
Date: 1940~
Partner: Palestine Public Library