Digital History provided by the Palestine Public Library
Funded by Mary Heath Foundation Grant 2013
This page is under construction but is being posted so
patrons can view the progress and perhaps add content. We are searching
for local history. If you have something to contribute, please contact the
library. All items can be scanned and the originals will be given back.
If you would like your website linked to this page, let us know. If you do
not have a website, the library can teach you how to build a free site and link
As a patron of the library, you have access to Heritage Quest Online at
home with the use of a library barcode number or at the library where
there is no need for a library card.
Fife Opera House
Searchable documents The following are scanned
newspapers dated as far back as 1901. The originals are housed
at the library and were donated by the Palestine Preservation
Project Society who found them in the Fife Opera House. There are binders available for public viewing and
also CD's that can be viewed using our computers.
.10 cents per page or $1.00 for color and an extra .50 cents for
Submitted documents from patrons are also available. If you
wish to add to our collection, please contact the library.
will scan your items and return them as soon as possible.
'Volume' refers to the binder the copies are in, 'tab' is the
markers dividing the pages in the binders and 'disk' refers to the
CD it is in; all are located in the Genealogy room at the library.
The original papers are stored in the basement. All of these files
have been saved as XML Paper Specification (XPS) files which is an
electronic file format that preserves document formatting and
enables file sharing that retains exactly the format intended.
Files are searchable by key word.