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[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~
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[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.

[Unidentified Colonel]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man in uniform (with the rank of colonel). He is standing in the midst of jungle foliage and holding a lit cigarette in his left hand. Written on the back of the photo: "To my devoted friend, Bill Blackshear - June 1943 - South Sea Islands - (In the jungles) and I don't mean maybe! Taken on recent trip north and didn't miss a thing.
Date: June 1943

[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