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[Lois and Lelia Broyles Near Broyles House]

Description: Photograph of Lois and Lelia Broyles in a horse-drawn buggy in front of the Broyles Home, located at 1305 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. The home is a 2 ½-story frame house with Queen Anne-style architecture; this picture was taken soon after this house was built.
Date: 1896~
Item Type: Photograph
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[Palestine Calender Club - 1896]

Description: Photograph of the Palestine Calender Club Calender, which was printed in 1896. The calender has photos of the following people, who were prominent businessmen in Palestine at the time: January - Frank Hufsmith February - Henry Ash March - A. Teah April - W.J. Taylor May - D.J. Price June - J.W. Cuningham July - V.F. DuBose August - A.R. Howard September - N.R. Royall October - E.C. Manson November - W.M. Lacy December - Geo. A. Wright
Date: 1896
Item Type: Photograph

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Palestine Fire Department Band]

Description: Photo of the Palestine Fire Department Band taken in the Old-town section of Palestine. Photo was taken around the courthouse square around 1890-1900. You can see Carneys Sample Room in the background.
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[The People of Palestine]

Description: Photograph of people who either all belonged to a particular church in Palestine, or maybe who all attended the Second or Third Ward Schools.
Date: c. 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Soldier in Spanish American War Uniform]

Description: The man in this photograph has been tentatively identified as having been a soldier during the Spanish American war. On the back of the photograph it reads "Property of J.F. Grigsby - 408 So. Sycamore Street, Palestine Texas". The photo is now owned by the Anderson County Historical Commission.
Date: c. 1898
Creator: Bushnell
Item Type: Photograph

[Temple Opera House]

Description: Photo of the Temple Opera House which was located on the corner of Avenue A and Oak Street in downtown Palestine. As per the 1898-1899 city directory, the manager was a man named W.E. Swift. The building has since been destroyed.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph