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[Aerial Photo of Palestine]

Description: Aerial view of the city of Palestine looking toward the north; Magnolia and Sycamore streets are visible, running north-to-south and crossing Main Street near the center of the image.
Date: 1940~

[Big Bratton Drug Store]

Description: Photo showing the interior of the Big Bratton Drug Store - man on left is Orin Cutter, man in hat is Dr. Bratton and first man on the right could possibly be Earl Butler. The rest are unidentified.
Date: c. 1940

[Davey Lake Dogwood Trail]

Description: Photo of the Davey Lake Dogwood Trail, which is located in the Davey Dogwood Park, near Palestine.
Date: c. 1940
Creator: George A. McDonald

[Don Sims]

Description: Headshot portrait of Don Sims wearing a naval uniform including a dark shirt with light stripes and hat. It is inscribed on back: " These pictures wouldn't have been half as good as they were if it hadn't been for you. I'll never forget them. You made it seem so easy, and now I say Thanks from the bottom of my heart. "Till I come Home" As Ever, Don."
Date: 1940~
Creator: Briggs, Osjetea

[Group of Children]

Description: Information from back of photo: Girls (Left to Right): 1. Olive Sammons 2. Mary E. Bentley 3. Modenia Johnston 4. Verlean Schochler 5. Betty Jane Weeks 6. Mrs. Gerty Howard 7. Mary V. Cotton 8. Lomar Henson 9. Mafrey ? P. Owens 10. Mary L. Fenton 11. Flory Groom Boys: 1. Jeff Fortson 2. Forest L. Williams 3. Edward Matthews 4. Billy Pebworth 5. Phillip Gray 6. Pat Ryan 7. Shelby Smith 8. Cecil Perry 9. Clyde Gibson 10. Sam Cohen 11. Spegle Berry 12. Harry Whitehouse 13. John Freeman ? 14. Billy Beeler 15. Webb Williamson.
Date: c. 1940

[Interior of the Texas Theater]

Description: Photo of the interior of the Texas Theater, which is located on Crawford street in the "new-town" section of Palestine.
Date: c. 1940

Mae Belle Morehead

Description: It is believed that this photograph is of Mrs. Mae Belle Morehead, a grade school teacher in Elkhart, Texas who was affectionately referred to as "Miss Mae Belle". Photo was probably taken by Osjetea Briggs.
Date: c. 1940

[Osjetea Briggs]

Description: Self Portrait of Osjetea Briggs.
Date: c. 1940
Creator: Osjetea Briggs

[Osjetea Briggs]

Description: Self Portrait of Osjetea Briggs.
Date: c. 1940
Creator: Osjetea Briggs

[R.C. Holder]

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

[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

[Spring Street - Palestine]

Description: Photo of Spring Street in Palestine, Texas taking looking West from the Colley Wright Building. This was before they removed the lights that were down the center of the street.
Date: c. 1940

[Unidentified Girl]

Description: Photo of an unidentified girl taken at Terry's Studio - Palestine, Tex.
Date: c. 1940
Creator: Terry's Studio

[Unidentified Man]

Description: Photo of an unidentified man probably taken by photographer Osjetea Briggs.
Date: c. 1940