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[Construction on the First Presbyterian Church - Palestine]

Description: Photograph taken during the construction of a new section of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 410 Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. There are two men doing brickwork on a corner, around a stone plaque that says "First Presbyterian Church, Educational Building Erected 1972, Rev. W. S. Blanton Pastor."
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph

[House in Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a two-story house in Palestine, Texas. There is a sign in the front yard that says "Yard of the Month."
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
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[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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[The Old and the New Pilgrim Churches - Elkhart, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the original and newer Pilgrim Churches, located near Elkhart, Texas. There is a small, log building in the foreground and a larger, brick building with a series of windows in the background. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says "Replica of original Pilgrim Church and present bldg. now in use. Oliver McReynolds Photo."
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph

[The Old Pilgrim Church - Elkhart, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a replica of the original Pilgrim Church, built near the later brick church just outside of Elkhart, Texas. It is a one-story log building and the wooden front door is open. A Texas Historical Commission plaque is posted on a stone to the right of the building; the Pilgrim Cemetery is partially visible in the background.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Two Unidentified Ladies]

Description: Photo of two unidentified ladies. Photo was taken by the Mouzon Studio, Palestine, Texas.
Date: c. 1900
Creator: Mouzon Studio - Palestine Texas
Item Type: Photograph

[Unidentified Man]

Description: Photo of an undentified man taken at the Naschke Studio, Galveston Texas. Back of photo reads: "1870 - came to Palestine 1885"
Date: c. 1870
Creator: Naschke
Item Type: Photograph

[Drawing of the Hearne House at 503 E. Hodges]

Description: Photograph of a drawing of the Hearne home, which is located at 503 E. Hodges in Palestine, Texas. The house has Queen Anne-style architecture including a corner tower with a conical roof on the southwest corner and a 2-tiered porch with turned balustrades.
Date: unknown
Creator: Neyland, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Danny Vance]

Description: Photo of Danny Vance 1962 graduate of Palestine High School
Date: c. 1962
Creator: Osjetea Briggs
Item Type: Photograph

[R.C. Holder]

Description: Photograph of R.C. Holder, inscribed: "Luck to the Best Photographer"
Date: c. 1940
Creator: Osjetea Briggs
Item Type: Photograph

[R.L. Stockton]

Description: Photo of R.L. Stockton inscribed, "To Ollie, whose brilliance and talent are excelled only by her beauty."
Date: c. 1940
Creator: Osjetea Briggs
Item Type: Photograph