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[422 S. Magnolia - First United Methodist Church - Palestine]

Description: Copy negative of the front and south side of the First United Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Magnolia and Reagan streets. The two-story church is made of brick with stone accents and has Gothic Revival-style architecture, including pointed, arched openings and corner towers; the tower on the southwest corner is taller than the rest of the building. Many of the windows are open.
Date: 1920~
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[Baird Residence, Oxford, England]

Description: Chez and Miss Margaret A. Baird Residence. Belbrongton Street, Oxford, England. 1927. Where William Blackshear roomed while attending Oxford. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1927

[Bill Kinch, Bill McCloud and Wm. Blackshear]

Description: (back of photo) Fair Haven, Mass. - Summer 1929 - The Pach were parishioners at my church of St. Matthews, Brooklyn, N.Y. - Bill Kinch and Altar Boy Bill McCloud. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1929

[Bullfight at Tampico Mexico]

Description: Bullfight at Tampico, Mexico. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1920

[Bullfights at Tampico, Mexico]

Description: Bullfights at Tampico, Mexico. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1920

[Charles Howard Blackshear II]

Description: (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.
Date: 1926

[Father William Blackshear]

Description: Photo of Father William Blackshear taken in his rectory in Escondido, Calif 1924 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1924

[George Anderson Wright]

Description: Headshot portrait of George Anderson Wright (August 9, 1845-November 5, 1935), the son of William and Jennie Winn Wright. Wright is wearing a dark suit and tie with a light-colored shirt; his hair is white/gray and he has a trimmed beard and moustache. He is looking over his left shoulder, facing the camera. Wright was a businessman and was involved in politics; he served as mayor of Palestine, Texas for several terms.
Date: 1920~/1930~

[Gordon B. Broyles]

Description: (back of photo) Gordon B. Broyles of Palestine, Tex. visits William Blackshear at Freeport 1925. This at Tarpon where I boarded until Recorty Cottage re-finished. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library. [Tarpon is an earlier name for Port Aransas.]
Date: 1925

[Grace Church, New Bedford, Mass]

Description: (back of photo) Grace Church, New Bedford, Mass - Summer 1926 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1926

[H. V. Hamilton]

Description: H.V. Hamilton served as Mayor of Palestine from 1923 until 1927.
Date: 1923

[Hotel Esmeralda, Tampico, Mexico]

Description: Hotel Esmeralda in Tampico, Mexico. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1920

[Ira Trotter]

Description: Ira W. Trotter was the husband of Edith Trotter and the brother of Mrs. Carroll Huddleston of Houston. He died 30 January 1970 at the age of 67. He attended Cheyenne public schools, Blackstone Military Academy, West Point and Rice University. He received his law degree from Colorado University and practiced law in Houston from 1928-1938 before returning to Wyoming to operate a large ranch near Chugwater. This photo was included in the Pells-Trotter collection of photos and memorabilia which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: [1928..1938]

[Ivy Covered Bldg at Fairhaven Mass]

Description: Photo of an Ivy covered building at Fairhaven, Mass. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1922

[J. C. Duncan]

Description: J.C. Duncan served as mayor from 1927 until 1931
Date: 1927

[Land Around a Boy Scout Camp in Va]

Description: Photo taken at a boy scout camp in Virginia. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1923

[Land Around a Boy Scout Camp in Va.]

Description: Photo taken at a Boy Scout camp in Virginia. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1923

[Port Mahon Ale House in Oxford, England]

Description: The Port Mahon Ale House in Oxford England, located at 82 St. Clements Street. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1927

[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the Reagan School located at 400 S. Michaux in Palestine, Texas. The three-story brick building has Tudor Revival-style architectural features and served as a school for various grades between 1916 and 1976, later becoming a museum. There are people visible on the lawn and automobiles visible in the front and near the side of the building.
Date: 1920~
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