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[411 S. Sycamore - A.S. Fox Home]

Description: Photograph of a family on the lawn of the A.S. Fox home, located at 411 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. There are two young girls wearing light-colored dresses, standing on the left side of the image and looking at a spouting fountain in the yard; a man is standing on the right side of the image, holding a toddler. The house is visible in the background. It is a two-story, light-colored building with two chimneys and a widow's walk on the room, as well as a wrap-around front porch with woodwork. A woman is standing on the porch looking toward the camera. A smaller, more ornate building is also visible on the far left of the image.
Date: 1900~

[Dr. and Mrs. Isaac Mitchell Broyles Golden Wedding Anniversary]

Description: Photo of the Dr. and Mrs. Isaac Mitchell Broyles family on their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Top row - left to right: William Broyles Dilley Broyles (boy) William Register Lizzie Broyles Register Second Row: Delia Broyles Issac Mitchell Broyles Mrs. I.M. Broyles Unknown (woman with baby0 Unknown (baby) Ed Hayth Bottom Row: Lois Broyles Unknown (woman) Unknown (man) Unknown (woman)
Date: 1900~

[First Presbyterian Church - 410 Avenue A]

Description: Copy print of the front of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 410 Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a brick building with stone accents that has a Gothic architecture design including leaded stained glass and Tiffany memorial windows. There is a tall spire above the tower on the left side of the building. A note on the original photograph says "Palestine, Tex. Photo by Geo.A. McDonald." A note under the original photograph says "M-15 Presbyterian Church."
Date: 1900~
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[Governor Thomas Mitchell Campbell]

Description: Thomas Mitchell Campbell was born on 22 April 1856 at Rusk Texas, the son of Thomas Duncan and Rachel Moore Campbell. He entered Trinity University (then located at Tehuacana) to study law in 1873, but dropped out after one year. He took a job in the Gregg county clerk's office and studied law at night. He was admitted to the bar in 1878 and first hung his shingle in Longview. There he stayed until he was appointed a master in chancery for the I&GN Railroad in 1889. In 1891 he moved his family to Palestine. That family consisted of his wife Fannie Irene Bruner and his five chileren. He resigned from the Railroad in 1897 and returned to private law practice in Palestine, becoming active in the Democratic party. At ex-governor Hogg's urging, he decided to run for governor and was elected and spent two terms in office from 1907-1911. Upon leaving the governorship, he returned to private law practice in Palestine, but remained active in Democratic politics. He ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate in 1916 and served on the exemption board for World War I. He died in Galveston on 1 April 1923 and is buried in the center of the Palestine City Cemetery Complex. His grave is marked by a tall obelisk shaped monument. His home, located at 814 S. Sycamore, is still owned by descendants of his family.
Date: 1900~

[Graduation Class of Palestine High School - 1901]

Description: Photo of the Graduating Class of the Palestine High School, May 30, 1901. Top Row: Alma Vitula Lewis David S.H. Howard Laura Lillian Rutledge Professors D.C. Lake - Superintendant of Palestine Public Schools Lois Ca?? Lake Emma Howard Hearne Bruce Walton Teagarden Kate Albers Allen Second Row: Pauline Sterne Fox Gertrude Hathaway Professor Norman Crozier Dorothy Anderson Professor J.H. Russell Annie J. Gardner Mary Olivia Duguy Bottom Row: Maggie Reed Billman George Foster Price
Date: May 30, 1901