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[Outside Courthouse]

Description: Photograph taken outside the Lamar County courthouse in Paris, Texas. A tree is visible to the right, and there is a lamp with a red, white, and blue banner hanging from it in the foreground.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
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[Paris Bakery]

Description: Photograph of a building on North Main street across from the Lamar County Courthouse in Paris, Texas. This building was constructed around 1916 and at the time of the photograph was occupied by The Paris Bakery. A car is parked on the far right, and a woman enters the bakery to the left of the car.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim

Paris Optical Building

Description: Photograph of the Paris Optical Building in Paris, Texas. The building's decorations feature an eagle and the dates 1907 and 1917, which indicate that the building was repaired after the 1916 fire although it was still standing after the fire.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of buildings one block east of Plaza Square and Fountain Plaza in down town Paris,Texas, the Grand Twin Theater is on the right and in the left background are trees in Fountain Plaza.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of the building on the corner of Lamar Avenue and 1st NE Streets.Currently occupied by Dixon Photography.The photograph is of the east side of the building.Note one white carved stone insert on the upper front corner is missing, to the right is one in place.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of buildings in down town Paris,Texas, on 1st SE Street, one block east of Plaza Square. This part of town was destroyed by the 1916 Paris fire. The buildings represent the rebuilding and are almost all dated before 1920. Many date 1916 and 1917!
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of the back of an an apartment building facing South Main at Austin Avenue. Note the re-enforced concrete used for the stairs, porches, and a corner. This buildings foundation, frame, and brick walls survived the 1916 fire.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim