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Paris Texas' "Post Office Mural"
Paris, Texas

Four Panels:
Paris Fire, Rebuilding, John Chisum, Davy Crockett
1934

Artist
Jerry Bywaters

Location: The Paris Public Library

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Paris Texas Post Office Mural - Paris Fire by Jerry Bywaters

The 1916 Paris Fire - Third Worst in American History
(after Chicago and San Francisco)
TE photo, 2009

Paris Texas Post Office Mural - Rebuilding Paris by Jerry Bywaters

Rebuilding Paris with the scorched Lamar County Courthouse in the Background. Man in overcoat is likely J. Culberson, Parisian, Philanthropist and Public Servant

Paris Texas Post Office Mural - John Chisum by Jerry Bywaters
Cattle Baron John Chisum
TE photo, 2009
Paris Texas Post Office Mural - Davy Crockett by Jerry Bywaters
Davy Crockett was said to have entered Texas in the vicinity of Honey Grove which is why he is included. TE photo, 2009
Paris Texas Post Office Mural - Davy Crockett close up
Davy Crockett (Detail)
TE photo, 2009
Jerry Bywaters Signature Rebuilding Of Paris

Jerry Bywaters' signature on "Rebuilding Of Paris"
One of the rare signings that acknowledges the funding agency.
TE photo, 2009

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