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[Worth Wicher]

Description: (back of photo) Worth Wicher - 1207 Panola St. - Tarboro, N.C. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Freedmens First Vote

Description: Photograph of the first Anderson County Courthouse on the day of the Freedmen's First Vote. The voters' horses are tied to the railing and the Union guards watching over them to prevent opposition from taking or harming them.
Date: 1866~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

["New Town" Palestine, Texas]

Description: Photo of "New Town" (the part of town near the railroad tracks) taken about 1874-75.
Date: 1874~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Palestine Herald Building]

Description: The old Palestine Herald Building. The name of this newspaper was changed to the Palestine Herald Press during the 1940's and the offices were moved sometime after that date. This building is located on Avenue A in Palestine.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Palestine Young Mens Business Association Bldg]

Description: This building was the home of the Young Mens Business Association, which later became the Palestine Chamber of Commerce. It was located on Spring Street (once known as Front Street) in the "new town" section of Palestine, which was along the railroad tracks. This picture was probably taken in the early 1900's.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[S. Magnolia - Unidentified House]

Description: Photograph of the front of a one-story house located at the corner of S. Magnolia and Neches streets in Palestine, Texas. The house is painted yellow with white trim and has Queen Anne-style architectural accents, including shingling in the front gable end. It has a small square addition connected to the north side of the house.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[422 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the First United Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. The two-story church is made of red brick with white 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. To the left of the building, there is a stone wall with arches that match the building's windows, and a decorative wooden gate.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[422 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph 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 red brick with white 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. There are Christmas wreaths decorating the front doors.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[105 E. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a one-story brick building located at 105 E. Main in Palestine, Texas. There is an awning across the front of the building and text on the window says "Swift & Swift Attorneys at Law." Part of an adjoining two-story brick building is visible on the left and another building is visible in the background, behind a parking lot to the right of the building.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[313 - 315 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story, brick, commercial building located at 313-315 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. It has masonry embellishments along the parapet and stucco finish, as well as a sidewalk cover on the first floor. There is an A.A. (Al-Anon) sign over the front door and parts of adjoining buildings are visible on either side.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[105 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story brick building located at105 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. It is connected on either side to other two-story commercial buildings. There is decorative brickwork along the top of the building and the windows of the second floor are boarded over. There is a sidewalk cover along the front of the building and text on the door says "Fotopolos Shoe Store;" that business later closed.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[101 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a two-story building located at 101 W. Main in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Main and Sycamore streets. The first floor is red brick in the front; the rest of the building has been painted a cream color. It has corbelled brickwork above the second floor windows and in the parapet. There is a sign on the corner of the building and writing above the front entrance says "Family Value Drug Center."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[102 E. Ezell]

Description: Photograph of a white, one-story house located at 102 E. Ezell in Palestine, Texas.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[N. Magnolia Street]

Description: Photograph of a two-story brick building located on the northeast corner of N. Magnolia and Oak streets in Palestine, Texas.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unknown House]

Description: Photograph of a white, one-story, Craftsman bungalow-style house located on an unknown street in Palestine, Texas. The house number is 1311.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

[313 W. Debard]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of Grace Baptist Church, a two-story brick, Romanesque Revival-style building located on the 300 Block W. Debard in Palestine, Texas. Distinctive features of the style include the round-arch corbelling in the parapet and the rose window on the front, as well as decorative buttress on the façade with stylized, Art Deco-influenced caps.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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Partner: Palestine Public Library