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[First Methodist Church - 422 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of the First Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Reagan and Magnolia streets. The two-story church is made of brick with stone accents and has Gothic Revival-style architecture, including pointed, arched openings and corner towers. Another brick building and decorative stone wall enclosing the church gardens are visible to the north of the building, on the left side of the image.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph
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[First Methodist Church - 422 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to a brick building in the gardens of the First Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine. The walls have pointed, arched openings and there are flower beds outside the building.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph
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[Hotel O'Neill - 313 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of the front and one side of Hotel O'Neill, which was located at 313 Spring Street in Palestine, Texas. It is a four-story brick building with some architectural embellishments around the windows; it also has a roof over the front entrance with a "Hotel O'Neill" sign. Cars are parked on the street in front of the building. This building was razed in 1983.
Date: 1970~
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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[Looking North along N. Sycamore Street]

Description: Looking north along N. Sycamore Street. Notice the construction of what was the Royall National Bank Drive-Thru building on the right. This bank later became the Hibernia Bank, then Capitol One in 2006.
Date: May 1979
Item Type: Photograph

[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