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  Partner: Heritage House Museum
 Decade: 1880-1889
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[1885 Fire Wagon]

[1885 Fire Wagon]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph and description of Orange's volunteer firemen standing by a fire wagon in 1885. This is the oldest known picture of an Orange scene.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Allie Bland's House and Cove School

Allie Bland's House and Cove School

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Cove School at left and Ms. Allie Bland's house on the right. There is a white-picket fence surrounding the yard of the house and the school. In front of the fence is a man in a dark suit and hat. Within the house yard are two women in long skirts and a man in a vest and hat. There are large trees with moss surrounding the buildings.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Bancroft Shingle Mill Crew in 1880

Bancroft Shingle Mill Crew in 1880

Date: 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Bancroft Shingle Mill Crew. There are twenty-seven men, all standing except seven who are seated. One row of men are standing on the ground and the other row is on a platform behind them. The men are wearing button-up shirts, some are wearing vests, suspenders or jackets and all except one are wearing hats. In the foreground are wooden beams and bits of wood. Written on or above some of the men are the numbers 1 through 10.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Crescent City Saloon]

[Crescent City Saloon]

Date: August 18, 1888
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of men standing outside on the corner of Fourth and Front Streets in Orange, Texas. The Crescent City Saloon is behind them.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Employees of T. Bancroft and Sons Shingle Mill]

[Employees of T. Bancroft and Sons Shingle Mill]

Date: 1885
Creator: The Fox Co.
Description: Employees of T. Bancroft and Sons Shingle Mill, Orange, Texas. Photo was taken in front of Dry Kiln at the rear of the mill in 1885. Top Row: George W. Bancroft, McKinley, Edwin "Tiny" Rosenbaum, Bob Mickelborough. George W. Curtis, Jim Fuller, Cal Bonneau, Edward Rosenbaum. Middle Row: E.W. Bancroft, Al Anderson, Trav Smith, Ashborn, Jim Childers, W.H. Ogden. Bottom Row: Palmer, Pombeff, Milton Holley, John Dupont, John Taylor, Mark Godwin, Eli Davis, Will McKinley, Joe Signoret, Trahan.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[George W. Michaels]

[George W. Michaels]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of George W. Michaels around 1880.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Hanging Tree - Orange, Texas]

[Hanging Tree - Orange, Texas]

Date: August 18, 1888
Creator: unknown
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.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Orange Jail, 1888]

[Orange Jail, 1888]

Date: 1888
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Orange Jail in 1888. It is a small building on the river's edge.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum