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[Dedication of the Elkhart High School]

Description: Photo taken the day of the dedication of the Elkhart High School. Left to Right: Co. Supt. R.H. Johnson Elkhart Principal, Mr. O'Quinn Elkhart Supt. W.J. Jentry Speaker Bonner Frizzell Mrs. Bonner Frizzell
Date: c. 1956
Item Type: Photograph

[Eighth Grade Class - Reagan Jr. High School]

Description: Photo of the 8th grade class at Reagan Jr. High School. Front Row Right to Left Katherine Bartey, Beverly Zimmerman, Joyce Bell, Amy Schmidt, Frances Dennis, Nell Vickery, Laura N. Sanders, Jean Spann, Mary Wanda Hill, Merilyn Lightfoot, Martha Fagan, Bill Logan, Benny Lester. Second Row Left to Right Jerry Pendland, Laura Sue Crutcher, Virginia Henderson, Elizabeth Dean, Frances Miller, Betty Lyles, Margaret Austin, Ann Simmons, June Graves, Addie M. White, Marion Boyd, Betty Leatherwood, Kay Mallory ?, Sylvia Foster, Nancy Squires. Third Row Right to Left George Paul, Wiltz Ledbetter, James Saxton, Will Jordan, Tommy Cook, Johnny Hambrick, Mary J. Reynolds, Virginia Neel, Jerry -?-, Jean Pope, Verl Burnaugh, Dickie Rogers, Lee Copeland, Benny Swinney, J.N. Reeder.
Date: c. 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Hassell-Foster Funeral Home - 207 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Hassell-Foster Funeral Home, which was located at 207 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story stucco building with a square tower on the corner. It has a wrap-around porch that has Queen Anne-style turned-wood posts and decorative woodwork. A sign outside the front entrance says "Hassell-Foster Funeral Home" ad several cars are parked on the right side of the image, near a second entrance that has a canopy.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
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[Royall Bank Building]

Description: Photo of the Royall Bank Building. This bank faced Spring Street in downtown Palestine until the building was demolished in the late 1960's - Early 1970's
Date: c. 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Temple Opera House]

Description: The Temple Opera House was built originally as the Palestine Masonic Temple on Avenue A with the cornerstone date of August 29, 1878. In 1907, it was bought and remodeled by W.E. Swift and known as the New Temple Theater. In 1929, it was the home of Garrett Motor Company, Palestine's first Ford Motor Car Agency. It was demolished in 1962. It originally had another floor on top, but this was removed at some point.
Date: c. 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Texas Theater - 213 W. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Texas Theater, part of the 200 Block of W. Crawford Street in Palestine, Texas. The building is made of brick and has masonry embellishments on the facade. There is a "Texas" sign on the front of the building and several signs are visible above the box office, one says "The Brasher Dubloon."
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
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