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[Changing a Flat]

Description: (back of photo) W.S.B. (White shirted) fixing flat here to Mrs. Jas. Kapp's Franklin Auto at Camp Travis, Tex. (San Antonio) 1918. Mrs. K. standing by the door - Mrs. Miller of Kansas City Mo in car. Two of my men helping me. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1918
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Texas City Post Office in 1908]

Description: A photographic print of the Texas City Post Office in 1908. The second building from the left along a dirt road, the post office is a two story wooden building with a flat roof and a porch. To the left of the post office is a large two story house with a fenced hard. To the right of the post office, down the road from the post office are several two story buildings. On the photograph, in front of the building with the flat roof, is written :"P. O."
Date: 1908
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Central Texas College]

Description: Aerial view of Central Texas College prior to the construction of the new, multi-lane Highway 190. The bell tower and duck pond are visible near the front center of the photo, where a U-shaped drive is clearly seen. In addition to the campus buildings and automobiles in the photograph, a large area of mostly flat, barren land is visible along with a few hills. The The college opened September 19, 1967.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Cotton year in Killeen, Texas

Description: Photograph, taken 1905 or 1906, depicts cotton loaded on a railroad car. A group of men stand atop the bales and alongside on a platform; men sit in two horse-drawn drays next to the pile of bales. The caption for the photograph reads: Loading bales of cotton on flat cars at Santa Fe Station in a bumper cotton year. Two-wheeled drays (left) hauled bales from cotton yard located in the 400 block of Avenue D.
Date: 1905~/1906~
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[1101 E. Lacy]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of a one-story stone or concrete house located at 1101 E. Lacy in Palestine, Texas. It has a front-projecting gable wing and various masonry embellishments including the quoins on the corners, the flat arches above the window openings, and the Doric columns on the porch.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Rescue workers gather near a damaged building after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Rescue workers stand in small groups in front of a badly damaged commercial building. A large structure of metal girders has been bent and twisted and hangs down from across the top of the building over nearby power poles and what may have been railroad tracks. A treaded flat-bed truck, carrying cylinders with spigots and cables, stands facing the wreckage. Three men are in the front of the truck. Along both sides of the truck small groups of men stand talking. Twisted metal debris is piled on the right side. The writing on the back of one man's coverall reads: "Lapresste Automotive Service."
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A ruined storage tank after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A flat-bed truck, with its windshield blow out, sits alongside the remains of a storage tank that has been destroyed. A large pile of wooden and metal debris is heaped in front of the crushed walls of the tank. On the right, in the distance, two receding lines of power utility poles and other storage tanks can be seen. The top of the print has a handwritten note in ink reading "Texas City Disaster Photograph."
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Large piece of metal debris after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A large piece of metal debris lies on the ground in front of a building after the Texas City disaster. In the background, a four-wheeled flat vehicle or wagon stands in front of the building which appears to be missing part of its siding. To the right of the vehicle, a pole leans over a pile of wooden boards or ties.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[310 E. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of a store located at 310 E. Crawford in Palestine, Texas. This building was once a mule barn and later became associated with the Gatewood Shelton Gin Company. The building has a tall, flat storefront with a porch along the entire front of the building.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[703 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of the "Flanagan Home," a two-story house located at 703 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is painted two shades of blue with red accents and has decorative accents as well as a tower on the northeast corner with a flat top.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[703 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the "Flanagan Home," a two-story house located at 703 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is painted two shades of blue with red accents and has decorative accents as well as a tower on the northeast corner with a flat top.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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~
Partner: Palestine Public Library