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[Anderson County Farmers]

Description: Photo of some farmer working in the fields somewhere in Anderson County. It is unknown who Mrs. Melba Wallace is or how she is connected to this picture.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[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: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Gathering at John H. Reagan's Home]

Description: Gathering of unknown people at the home of John H. Reagan. The only identified person in this picture is John Reagan himself, seated in the rocking chair on the left side of the picture.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[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: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Mart Burke and Mack Huddleston]

Description: Photo of Mart Burke, who was born in 1880, the son of Julius and Miranda Huddleston Burke and his cousin Mack Huddleston. Mack was born in 1882, the son of Martin L. and Eunice Delany Huddleston.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[McKnight Plaza - Palestine]

Description: Photo of McKnight Plaza taken during the 1930s. This business district was the primary area for businesses owned and operated by African-Americans in Palestine, and was located in the 100 block of Avenue A, on the south side of the street next to what is now United Realty (the former First National Bank Building). The building was demolished in 1945.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph