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1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of repaired and repainted windows on the north side of the second floor of the 1891 Colorado County Courthouse restoration project. The window and walls are covered with metal scaffolding.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the inside of the west entrance door of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. Sign on doors advises to use north exit only. Marble floors, double entry doors with a wide transom, and brass light fixture.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[A-1 Office Supply]

Description: Photograph of the R. F. Scott building, which houses the A-1 Office Supply store, on the Fountain Square in Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[A-1 Office Supply]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the A-1 Office Supply store on Lamar Avenue in Paris, Texas. The Grand Theater and other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1916 First National Bank Building

Description: Photograph of 1916 First National Bank building on the Plaza Square in downtown Paris, Texas. This building has a Texas Historical Commission historical marker outlining its history on the center column. The building is in the Classic Revival style and the upper part is ornamented with a white stone top cap that is supported by white stone carved consoles (brackets). The top floor is set back and has an ornamental white stone string course around the top of the next floor down, the top floor of the main part of he building. The windows are grouped in twos, threes, and fours, separated by red brick pilasters. Between the pilasters, the windows have a white stone string course forming the window ledges, and the tops of the windows have lentils for brick support. The ground floor has been modified to accommodate the Capital One Bank. The ground floor walls and foundation was built of steel reenforce concrete.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1916 V. W. Wall Building

Description: Photograph of the 1916 V.W. Wall building on Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, Texas. The one story building is situated between two taller brick buildings on either side. A commemorative date plaque is visible near its top contains the year it was built.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[1st Street Northwest]

Description: Photograph of flowers planted in a large stone pot in front of a sign marking 1st Street Northwest in Paris, Texas. Cars and buildings are visible in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Almost Antiques]

Description: Photograph of a brick building housing Almost Antiques, in Paris, Texas. Other buildings and a water tower are visible in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

American Legion Building in Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of the American Legion Building located at E. Houston Street and 2nd Street NE, in downtown Paris, Texas. It is a two story building with a white facade, steps leading up to a columned entryway, a shallow gabled roof.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Antique Mall in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the side of a red brick building housing an antique mall in Paris, Texas. There are several signs on the side of the building, including signs for a seafood restaurant, the Texas Spud Shop, and the antiques mall.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Antique Store in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of an antique store in a brick building to the left of a street in Paris, Texas. Cars are visible on the right side of the road, in front of a FedEx mailbox.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Bakery and Law Office]

Description: Photograph of a sidewalk leading up to the Paris Bakery and a law office in Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Benches in a Hallway]

Description: Photograph of benches pushed against the wall in the hallway of a building in Paris, Texas. A staircase is visible to the left, and in the background, a man sits on one of the benches. Several evenly spaced lamps hang from the ceiling.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Bonham Street in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a sign and traffic lights at Bonham Street in Paris, Texas. A truck is visible to the right, and there is a brick building to the left.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Brick Wall]

Description: Photograph of the brick wall of a building in Paris, Texas. There are two pieces of wood hanging from the wall.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Brick Wall Corner]

Description: Photograph of the corner of a brick wall on a building in Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Building For Rent]

Description: Photograph of a building, with a black and orange "For Rent" sign in the window, in Paris, Texas. There's a traffic light on the corner, and another building is visible in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Building in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the back of an apartment building that faces South Main, at Austin Avenue. The building faces South Main Street, photo taken from Austin Avenue. Note the re-enforced concrete section in the center, including the stairs. The foundation, re-enforced concrete structure, and brick walls survived the 1916 fire.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph