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[Hotel O'Neill - 313 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of the front and one side of Hotel O'Neill, which was located at 313 Spring Street in Palestine, Texas. It is a four-story brick building with some architectural embellishments around the windows; it also has a roof over the front entrance with a "Hotel O'Neill" sign. Cars are parked on the street in front of the building. This building was razed in 1983.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph

[Kolstad's Jewelry Store - 100 W. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of the Kolstad Jewelry store, located at 100 W. Oak in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Oak and Sycamore streets. It is a two-story brick building with decorative architectural elements around the upper-story windows and roofline. On the first floor, the walls around the store are tiled and there is a sidewalk cover over the store windows. The name "Kolstad" is above the entrance. There are cars parked on the street outside the store and an unidentified person walking past the entrance; part of an adjacent building is visible on the far right.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
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[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the south side of the Reagan School located at 400 S. Michaux in Palestine, Texas. The three-story brick building has Tudor Revival-style architectural features and served as a school for various grades between 1916 and 1976, later becoming a museum.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph
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[Sacred Heart Catholic Church - 503 N. Queen]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, located at 503 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas, viewed from Oak Street. The handmade brick building has a square tower on the southeast corner and features many Gothic arch-style windows.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph
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[Unidentified People at a Tree Planting]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified people at a tree planting. One man is crouched on the left side of the image, next to the tree; a second man and a woman are standing together on the right and the man is holding a shovel. A stream and trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph

[View of Spring Street facing the Businesses]

Description: View of Spring street facing north across the road from the railroad tracks side. Businesses pictured in this photo included the Trailways Bus Station, the O'Neill Hotel, Jenkins Drug Store, Garners Cigar Store, and the White House Cafe. These buildings are all gone now, replaced by vacant lots.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph