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  Partner: Heritage House Museum
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial photograph of Orange, Texas. Many of the buildings in the photograph are now gone. Mrs. Lutcher Stark of Orange bought most of the downtown properties and built a performing arts theater and museum. The buildings that did survive are mostly occupied by Lamar University, Orange extension. The Sabine River is on the lower left.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Aerial View of Sabine River and Riverside Area in 1950]

[Aerial View of Sabine River and Riverside Area in 1950]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial view of the Riverside area of Orange, Texas where the naval housing was located. Berthing piers jut out into the Sabine River. Louisiana is on the far shore.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Attendant at a Humble Gas Station]

[Attendant at a Humble Gas Station]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Humble gas station attendant standing next to a gas pump around 1950. His uniform has a "Humble" patch on the shirt.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Bridge Between Port Arthur and Orange, Texas

Bridge Between Port Arthur and Orange, Texas

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of the cantilever bridge crossing the Neches River in Southeast Texas. It connects Port Arthur with Bridge City in Orange County. It is the highest bridge in Texas and is now known as the Rainbow Bridge. The card was mailed Dec 10, 1950 from Orange, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Caution - Bad Bridge]

[Caution - Bad Bridge]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a sign reading, "Caution Bad Bridge 1000ft. Drive Slow" The sign is standing in water from the flood of the Sabine River in 1953.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Classroom at Tilley School]

[Classroom at Tilley School]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two students in a classroom at the Tilley School in Orange, Texas. They are pointing to a poster of book covers of American biographies. Looking on are Principal Myrtle Richardson ans teacher Mary Lynn Weir.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Crime Scene in Orange, Texas]

[Crime Scene in Orange, Texas]

Date: 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a crime scene. L - R : Captain L.B. Haydon, Deputy Sheriff Red Bland, Robert Charles Henderson, Alton Williams, and Sheriff Chester Holt. A victim named Mrs. Nick Leon was leaving Weingarten's on Turrett Rd. when she was robbed and stabbed. Henderson was the suspect. He was arrested on September 15, 1952 for the offence.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Dr. Siddon's Home]

[Dr. Siddon's Home]

Date: 1952~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Dr. Siddon's home at 509 Seventh Street in Orange, Texas. Many trees surround this two-story home.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Entrance ot DuPont Sabine River Works - Orange, Texas

[Entrance ot DuPont Sabine River Works - Orange, Texas

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic postcard picturing the entrance to the DuPont Sabine River Works, a power and chemical plant in Orange, Texas. Outside the entrance is a tall flag pole and a landscaped parking area full of automobiles.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Ernest Linwood Reid Jr. stands in yard.]

[Ernest Linwood Reid Jr. stands in yard.]

Date: April 1955
Creator: Eastman Kodak Company
Description: Photograph of Ernest L. Reid Jr. Reid is shown in a yard filled with flowers with a large tree.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
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