[Hanging Tree - Orange, Texas]

Description:

Sepia photograph picturing a lynching in the "hanging tree" at
Fifth and Front Street in Orange, Texas in 1888. Across the street is a saloon. Many spectators are watching, including children. A steam engine is standing by in the background.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Orange County - Orange
Creation Date: August 18, 1888
Partner(s):
Heritage House Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,485
Past 30 days: 75
Yesterday: 2
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 18, 1888
  • Digitized: February 25, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Orange County - Orange
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Sepia photograph picturing a lynching in the "hanging tree" at
Fifth and Front Street in Orange, Texas in 1888. Across the street is a saloon. Many spectators are watching, including children. A steam engine is standing by in the background.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print: b&w; 5 x 7 in. mounted to: 8 x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): lynching | spectators | hanging trees
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Heritage House Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: hhm_01348
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth36665
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image