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The fall of the Alamo; an historical drama in four acts; concluded by an epilogue entitled, the battle of San Jacinto
A play about the Alamo in four acts, with music.
The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Vol. 15
Volume XV of the Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: History of the North Mexican States and Texas.
Charter and Digest of the General Ordinances (Civil and Criminal), of the City of Palestine, Rules of City Council, etc.
"General Laws of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Five, and Subsequent Enactments, Up to Date, Regulating Incorporation of Cities and Towns" (from page 3).
Palestine City Directory, 1898-1899
Containing an alphabetically arranged list of business firms and private citizens. A classified list of all trades, professions and pursuits. A street and avenue guide. A miscellaneous directory of city officials, public schools, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc.
Memoirs, with special reference to secession and the Civil War
The autobiography and memoirs of John H. Reagan, a prominent Texas politician of the 19th century, and Postmaster General of the Confederacy.
[805 S. Sycamore - George Edward Dilley House]
Photograph of the southeast corner of the "George Edward Dilley House" located at 805 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. The two-story house is painted white and has decorative woodwork around the front porch, as well as a mansard roof and a widow's walk with cast iron handrails. The yard is enclosed in a decorative metal fence.
[722 S. Magnolia - Lucas - Davey House]
Photograph of the front and south sides of the "Lucas-Davey House," a two-story Queen Anne-style home located at 722 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is painted green with red and gray trim, and has red-brick accents around the foundation. Distinctive features include the asymmetrical massing, a richness in details and materials and superb craftsmanship.
[805 S. Sycamore - George Edward Dilley House]
Photograph of the front of the "George Edward Dilley House" located at 805 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. The two-story house is painted white and has a mansard roof and a widow's walk with cast iron handrails. Part of the front porch is visible; it has decorative woodwork covered in climbing vines. In the foreground, there is a decorative metal fence enclosing the yard, lined with shrubberies, and a gate that opens to the front walk.
[410 Avenue A - First Presbyterian Church - Palestine]
Photograph of the front of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 410 Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a red-brick building with white stone accents that has a Gothic architecture design including leaded stained glass and Tiffany memorial windows. There is a tall silver spire above the tower on the left side of the building. A sign outside the front entrance has information about worship services.
Recorded Minutes of John H. Reagan Camp : United Confederate Veterans, Palestine, Texas Beginning April 6th A.D. 1919
Recorded Minutes of John H. Reagan Camp : United Confederate Veterans, Palestine, Texas Beginning April 6th A.D. 1919
[519 S. Royall - Gardner, Gooch, Kolstad House]
Close-up photograph of part of the front of the "Gardner, Gooch, Kolstad House," a white, two-story, brick house located at 519 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has Victorian Italianate architectural embellishments, including the segmental-arched hoodmolds, bracketed eaves, and main entrance with its round-arched portal and hoodmold. Additionally, there are Queen Anne-style aspects, such as the fish-scaled, patterned shingles in the front-facing gable and the complex roof plan. There is snow on the roof and the plants in the yard.
[205 E. Dallas]
Photograph of the front and west side of a two-story white house located at 205 E. Dallas in Palestine, Texas. There is an enclosed porch on both floors.
[Centenary Methodist Church - Palestine Texas]
This is a picture of the first Centenary Methodist Church. It was built around 1884 and was in use until sometime around 1910, when a new building was constructed at 422 S. Magnolia.
[Wife and Children of John Kenneth Hicks]
Photo of Regina, Kenneth Jr., William and Robert, family of John Kenneth Hicks. Mr. Hicks was the adopted son of someone named ZuZu. Photo taken Christmas 1949. From the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Davey Crockett Jr. High and later Palestine High School]
Building built about 1925. Was originally Davey Crockett Jr. High and later became Palestine High School.
[Charles Howard Blackshear II]
(back of photo) My beloved cousin Chas. Howard Blackshear II, son of Uncle Joe and Aunt Mollie Colbert Blackshear. This is his freshman year at University of Ky. and he has on the "Pledge Pin" of my own college fraternity. 1926 - I had sent C.H.B. (Chas. Howard Blackshear II) to "Bob" Massies School for Boys (Massie was son of the Dean of the Lexington Ky Cathedral. (Signed) William S. Blackshear. P.S. Chas. H.B. was the first of my several 1st cousins I sent to school and/or aided financially with their schooling. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Thomas M. Stetson]
Photo of Thomas M. Stetson. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Mary Pugh and Mrs. Blackshear]
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.
[Boys who Chopped Wood]
Photo of a group of boys who have been chopping wood. Notation on back of photo says that they chopped this pile in about 15 minutes. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Unidentified Woman Named Louise]
Photo of an unidentified woman named Louise (from back of photo) Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[William Blackshear]
Photograph of William Blackshear standing on a porch. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Photo of Children from an Unidentified School, perhaps in England]
Photo of a class of children from an unidentified school. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library. One of the banners held by the children say "Crown Jewels"
[St Paul's Church - Freeport, Tx.]
Two unidentified men standing on the steps of St. Paul's Church in Freeport, Tx. 1934. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[William Blackshear's Aunt]
(back of photo) My aunt, Bob's mother and the home she has leased in Austin. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Photo of Four Unidentified Men]
Photo of four unidentified men. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Unidentified Couple]
Photo of an unidentified couple standing near a doorway. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Alf Morris in uniform]
Photo of Alf Morris. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Robert K. Blackshear and Unidentified person with Dog]
Photo of rear of Robert K. Blackshear with an unidentified person with a dog. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Albert W. Tailor of Oklahoma]
Albert W. Tailor of Oklahoma taken in 1934 at age 22 - His father was evidentially a doctor. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Unidentified Group of Children]
Unidentified Group of Children. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Unidentified Couple]
Photo of an unidentified couple. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Alf Morris]
Photo of Alf Morris. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Group of Unidentified Children]
A Group of unidentified children. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Photo of an Unidentified Building]
Photo of an Unidentified Bldg. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Unidentified Man with Three Children]
Unidentified man with three children sitting on a hammock in someone's yard. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[On The Road From Freeport To Brazoria]
(back of photo) On the road from Freeport to Brazoria. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Photo of a Painting of Bob Blackshear]
(back of photo) Bob Blackshear oil portrait done in N.Y.C. at age 16 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[William S. Blackshear and Louis De Wolf]
(back of photo) Louis de Wolf and the padre at Freeport, TX. William S. Blackshear age 40 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Unidentified People in Small Boats]
Photo of unidentified people in small boats. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Photo of the Steeple of an Unidentified Church]
Photo of the steeple of an unidentified church. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Alf Morris Jr. and His Mother, Mrs. Morris]
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.
[The Blackshear Family]
Photo of the Blackshear Family. No names of individuals on back of picture. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[The Hunt at Brookwood]
Photo of the hunt at Brookwood. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Jayne Blackshear and her son Robert Rubel Blackshear]
Jayne Blackshear, wife of Charles III, and her son Robert Rubel Blackshear, who will be 2 years old March 28, 1962. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Mrs. John Winthrop Barnes and Unidentified Man with Fish]
Photo of Mrs. John Winthrop Barnes of Santa Barbara Calif. She was the wife of Col. John W. Barnes. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Unidentified House]
Photo of an unidentified house. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Alf Morris in uniform]
Photo of Alf Morris. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Man named Tom Sitting on Porch Steps with a Dog]
Man named Tom sitting on the porch with a dog. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library. It is thought that this was the porch of a building located at Brookwood.
[Unidentified Man and his Dog]
(back of photo) George and his dog Judy June at "Rougherend" Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
[Mrs. Philip (Betsy Blackshear) Mantor of Corpus Christi Tx]
(back of photo) Mrs. Philip Mantor (Betsy Blackshear) of Corpus Christi Tx. standing on porch at St. Paul's Church in Freeport, TX. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.