Jacksonville, Texas: A Collection of History and Memorabilia

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Photos

* - New or Updated

 
Places

Municipal Buildings
City Hall
Civic Center drawing (proposal)
Post Office (E. Rusk & Ragsdale)
Post Office (Rusk & S. Jackson)
Post Office

Churches
Central Baptist Church, 1909
Central Baptist Church, After 1939
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
First Presbyterian Church (First building)
First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church (Current building)
First United Methodist Church (First church in new J'ville)
First United Methodist Church (Second building)
First United Methodist Church
Sweet Union Baptist Church

Schools
Original Alexander Collegiate Institute building
Kiwanis Gymnasium opening
(Lon Morris College)
East Side School ca. 1910s
East Side School
East Side School ca. 1940

Hospitals
Cherokee Sanitarium
Nan Travis Hospital (First building)
Nan Travis Hospital
Nan Travis Memorial Hospital (Second building)
Nan Travis Memorial Hospital
Nan Travis Memorial Hospital

Hotels
Spear House
Spear House
Chessher Hotel
Wenatchee Hotel building, early 1920s
Liberty Hotel, 1920
Liberty Hotel
Liberty Hotel, 1950s
Liberty Hotel burning, 1972

Libraries
Library (Unknown location)
Public Library (in City Park)
Public Library
Weatherby Memorial Library (JBC)
Weatherby Memorial Library (JBC)

Banks
First National Bank (Original building)
First National Bank
First National Bank (Second building)
Texas State Bank - construction
Texas State Bank - construction
Texas State Bank

Parks
City Park
City Park bandstand
Love's Lookout
Love's Lookout
Love's Lookout
Love's Lookout
Love's Lookout
The Lookout
The Lookout
The Lookout pool
Ragsdale Park concession stand

Theaters
Palace Theater
Rialto Theater
Rialto Theater

Buildings
Devereux Building
J. M. Travis Building
Templeton Building

Homes
Ed Aber home
First brick residence
Shotgun style house

Businesses
Bando's Confectionary
Barbier's Drive-In
Battery shop?
Blacksmith shop?
J. L. Brown Department Store
W.H. Brown Lumber Co.
Cherokee Gin Company
Cherokee Gin Company - interior
C. K. Melear Cotton
Cobb-Holman Lumber Co.
Sam A. Cobb Lumber Co. Office
Crown Cafe
Crown Cafe
Crown Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Crown Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Crown Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Crown Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Crown Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Crown Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Dairy Queen
Double Dip Ice Cream Co.
Dr. J. M. Brittain
Forrest Motor
O.B. Fox Blacksmith & Wood Shop
Harness and hardware store

Heermans' Shops
Horse goods store
Holcomb Candy Company
Geotz's Store
T. E. Gillespie's Store
Gragard-Sppaggins Hardware Company
Grocery service station
Gulf Oil Consignee
Gulf Oil Consignee
Independant Ice
Jacksonville Canneries
Jacksonville Canneries
The Jacksonville Journal
Jacksonville Motor Company
J. C. Penney
Lang's Jewelry (J. J. Spurlock, Jeweler?)
Lang's Jewelry (J. J. Spurlock, Jeweler?)
Lang's Jewelry
Lattimore & Petty - drycleaners
Liberty Drive-In
W. H. Lovelady's Store
Magnolia Drive-In
Main Street Bakery and Meat Market
Majors Brothers Grocery
Moffeit's Department Store
National Forest Products, Inc.
Nichols Industry
Ray Sales Co., refrigerator delivery
S-K Fixture & Furniture Co. Inc.
Sour Rag
Southwestern Electric Service Co.
Southwestern Electric Service Co., cooling tower
Stuckey's
P. D. Turner's Store, The Palace
Unknown store
Williamson Funeral Church
Wood's Drug Store
Wood's Drug Store

Street Scenes
New Jacksonville, circa 1872
Main and Commerce Streets, 1890
Main and Commerce Streets, 1890
Main and Wilson Streets, date unknown
Commerce Street, After 1900
Commerce Street, c. 1910
West Commerce Street, 1911
Commerce Street, c. 1915
Night Scene, circa 1926
Commerce Street, 1935
Downtown, 1940
Ragsdale St. at Nacogdoches St.
Highway 69 at Highway 79
Highway 69 underpass, 1960s

 
Events

Parades
Chautauqua Parade, 1914
Golden Jubilee, 1922
Golden Jubilee
Golden Jubilee - J.H. Bolin Float
Golden Jubilee - Lang's Jewelry Float
Golden Jubilee - "Our First Citizens" Float
Golden Jubilee - Sam A. Cobb Lumber Co. Float
Golden Jubilee - "Guarantee State Bank" Float

Tomato Festival
First Tomato Queen
Tomato Festival c. 1934-1935 - Bealls Float
Parade, 1930s (Tomato Festival?)
Second Tomato Queen

Miscellaneous
Train wreck
Train wreck
First Flow of Oil, Elliott No. 1
Morgan Tent Show

 
People

Billy Bonner, survivor of the Killough Massacre
McBride's Crew
W.H. Brown's logging crew
The Work Family
Shoeing a horse
Produce cart
Men working

 

 
Other

Agriculture
Old tractor
Old tractor
Tomato shipping
Taking tomatoes to market
Tomato Auction, 1914
Tomato shipping, 1921
Weighing tomatoes
Packing tomatoes
Wrapped tomatoes
Packing shed, unloading tomatoes
Selling apples, 1939
Truck loaded with apples, 1939
Tomato grading
Trucks loaded with tomatoes
Packing shed
Catfish Row

 

 





Compiled by Greg Smith. If you have any materials you'd like to contribute, please email me.