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[410 Avenue A - Palestine Daily Herald Building]

Description: Copy negative of the Palestine Herald building on the 300 Block of Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a one-story, red-brick building with white masonry accents; the word "Herald" is in white stone in the center, near the top.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[1215 Anacapa St. - Santa Barbara, CA.]

Description: (back of photo) Side of 1215 Anacapa St. 1946 - W.S.B. purchased it for $14,500. The date I purchased this property spent about $3,000.00 on it for paint and improvements. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: April 12, 1946
Item Type: Photograph

[1215 Anacapa St - Santa Barbara, Ca.]

Description: 1215 Anacapa St. - Santa Barbara, Calif. Home of William S. Blackshear. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: April 12, 1946
Item Type: Photograph

[Alf and his mother, Mrs. Morris]

Description: (back of photo) Alf and Mrs. Morris, his mother, as he was on his way to officers training school - Jan 1943. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Alf Morris Jr. and His Mother, Mrs. Morris]

Description: Alf Morris Jr. and his mother, Mrs. Morris. He was age 28 at the time this photo was taken in 1944. He became ill at age 30. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: September 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Bill Blackshear]

Description: Bill Blackshear. Summer 1944. Caption says: "A San Antonio Spree to Galveston, Summer 1944. I call it A.W.O.L. Bill." From the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Capt. Alf Morris Jr.]

Description: Alf Morris Jr. in Belgium, 1945 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library. He is wearing a uniform, rank Captain.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Fort Scott - San Francisco, California]

Description: Ft. Scott, San Francisco, Ca. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library. Caption: "Ft. W. Scott. San Francisco. Feb 11, 1942 - Aug 6 '42"
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph

[I&GN Railroad Hospital - 919 S. Magnolia]

Description: Copy negative of the front and north side of the International & Great Northern (I&GN) Railroad Hospital located at 919 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story, metal-framed, brick-faced hospital along with an outbuilding (the Nurses' Home), visible on the right side of the image. The building has a box-like massing with some Classical Revival detailing, especially around the primary entrance. The wide, cast stone bands divide the exterior into three components and emphasize the horizontal massing of the building.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Howell Family Photograph]

Description: (back of photo) July 1942 - Howell Family - Escondido - From Left to Right: My godson Courtney Howell, Carmen, Meredith, Elenor Howell. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: July 1942
Item Type: Photograph

[Major Alfred Morris Jr.]

Description: Taken by Lt. Geo. L. Forward of Texarkana, Ark. at the Liba Staging area, Philippines, December 1945, of Maj. Alfred Morris, Jr. sun bathing. From the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1945
Creator: Forward, George L.
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Pugh and Mrs. Blackshear]

Description: Photo of Mary Pugh and the mother of William S. Blackshear. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: October 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Mildred and Bob Blackshear]

Description: Mildred and Bob Blackshear - Christmas 1942 - Charleston, S.C. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1942
Item Type: Photograph