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[201 E. Kolstad]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a two-story house located at 201 E. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style architecture including a tower with a conical roof on the southeast corner and wood details along the front porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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[201 E. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a multi-story brick building located at 201 E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. The entrance on the corner has a glass door with an name on it and several full-length glass window; stonework text at the top of the building says "Ivanhoe No. 15. KofP." As per the 1898-1899 Palestine City Directory, this was the home of the Knights of Pythias.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[201 E. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of a multi-story brick building located at 201 E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. The entrance on the corner has a glass door with an name on it and several full-length glass window; stonework text at the top of the building says "Ivanhoe No. 15. KofP." As per the 1898-1899 Palestine City Directory, this was the home of the Knights of Pythias. A sign for a neighboring building that says "Goodwill Industries of East Texas" is visible on the far left.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[201 W. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of the "Denby Building," located at 201 W. Crawford in downtown Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story red-brick building, classified as a "Two-Part Commercial Block," that has grouped pivoting windows on the upper floors, and side-facing brickwork in the parapet.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[201 W. Crawford - Denby Bldg]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of the "Denby Building," located at 201 W. Crawford in downtown Palestine, Texas. It is a three-story brick building, classified as a "Two-Part Commercial Block," that has grouped pivoting windows on the upper floors, and side-facing brickwork in the parapet.
Date: February 1993
Creator: Goebel, Matt
Item Type: Photograph
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[201 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a white, two-story brick building located at 201 W. Main in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Main and Magnolia streets. There is decorative brickwork along the top of the building on the east side, facing Magnolia Street. A sign above the entrance says "Singer Sales & Service;" a sign on the corner of the building says "Magnavox." An adjacent two-story building is visible on the left.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[205 E. Dallas]

Description: 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.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[210 Crawford - J.H. Silliman Home]

Description: Photo of the J.H. Silliman Home, located at 210 Crawford. A Mississippi native, J.H. Silliman was the proprietor of Silliman and Company – a Palestine business founded in 1871, and one of the largest hardware stores in the region. Silliman married Laura Brook, the architect’James Frith Brook's, daughter, in 1920. The family later moved to 638 S. Magnolia.
Date: 1898~
Item Type: Photograph

[211 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of a one-story brick building located at 211 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. There is some decorative brickwork along the top of the building and an anchored sidewalk cover across the front. A sign over the door says "Fabrics by Anne E." Part of an adjacent building is visible on the left, and a neighboring building is visible on the other side of an alleyway on the right.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[213 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Robinson State Bank Building" located at 213 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. The building is made of red brick with Romanesque Revival detailing and is classified as a One-Part Commercial Block. It has a rectangular plan with load-bearing masonry construction, a 3-bay façade that displays elaborate brickwork, a large round archway marking the primary entrance, and a stepped, 3-part parapet with corbelling. A neon sign hung near the entrance says "Rushing Jewelers, Home of Lucky Forever Diamond Rings."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[213 W. Main - Robinson State Bank Building]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Robinson State Bank Building" located at 213 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. The building is made of red brick with Romanesque Revival detailing and is classified as a One-Part Commercial Block. It has a rectangular plan with load-bearing masonry construction, a 3-bay façade that displays elaborate brickwork, a large round archway marking the primary entrance, and a stepped, 3-part parapet with corbelling. A neon sign near the entrance says "Rushing Jewelers, Home of Lucky Forever Diamond Rings."
Date: February 1993
Creator: Goebel, Matt
Item Type: Photograph
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[216 S. Magnolia]

Description: Close-up photograph of a white, two-story house located at 216 S. Magnolia, Palestine, Texas. There is some decorative woodwork along the eaves and corners of the house, and there is a green awning over the front porch.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
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[217 W. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Texas Theater, part of the 200 Block of W. Crawford Street in Palestine, Texas. The building is made of brick and has masonry embellishments on the facade. There is a "Texas" sign on the front of the building and the marquee says "The Music Man, Palestine Community Theatre."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[217 W. Crawford]

Description: Close-up photograph of decorative masonry on the front of the Texas Theater, part of the 200 Block of W. Crawford Street in Palestine, Texas. There is a "Texas" sign on the front of the building and the marquee says "The Music Man, Palestine Community Theatre."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[220 W. Reagan - Grant House]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of the "Grant House," a yellow, two-story, Queen Anne-style house located at 220 W. Reagan (on the corner of W. Reagan and S. May streets) in Palestine, Texas.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
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[220 W. Reagan - Grant House]

Description: Photograph of the northwest corner of the "Grant House," a two-story, Queen Anne-style house located at 220 W. Reagan (on the corner of W. Reagan and S. May streets) in Palestine, Texas.
Date: February 1993
Creator: Goebel, Matt
Item Type: Photograph
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[300 Block Avenue A]

Description: Photograph of the former 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: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story white house with blue trim that has Victorian Italiante-style architectural elements (including a small cupola with bracketed eaves and narrow, paired windows), and a two-tiered porch with Queen Anne-style turned- and jigsawn- wood trim.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
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[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story white house with blue trim that has Victorian Italiante-style architectural elements (including a small cupola with bracketed eaves and narrow, paired windows), and a two-tiered porch with Queen Anne-style turned- and jigsawn- wood trim. Part of the yard is also visible, including a gazebo near the back of the house and a fountain in the front of the yard.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
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[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story white house with blue trim that has Victorian Italiante-style architectural elements (including a small cupola with bracketed eaves and narrow, paired windows), and a two-tiered porch with Queen Anne-style turned- and jigsawn- wood trim. Part of the yard is also visible, including a gazebo near the back of the house and a fountain in the front of the yard.
Date: February 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Item Type: Photograph
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[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the north and east sides of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story house that has Victorian Italiante-style architectural elements (including a small cupola with bracketed eaves and narrow, paired windows), and a two-tiered porch with Queen Anne-style turned- and jigsawn- wood trim. This photo was taken from the corner of south Magnolia and west Bowers streets.
Date: [1878..1955]
Item Type: Photograph
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[301 W. Kolstad]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of a two-story red-brick building and parking lot located at 301 W. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. There are two sets of stairs leading to the front entrance and the sign over the doors says "Grace United Methodist Church."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[301 W. Kolstad]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of a two-story red-brick building located at 301 W. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. There are two sets of stairs leading to the front entrance and the sign over the doors says "Grace United Methodist Church."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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[301 W. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of a two-story commercial building located at 301 W. Oak in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Oak and John streets. It is painted white and has masonry embellishments along the top of the building. There is a sidewalk cover across the front and a sign over the door says "The Linda Kay Shop;" mannequins are visible in the store windows. Part of an adjoining red-brick building is visible on the left side of the image.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Item Type: Photograph
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