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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[First Presbyterian Church]

[First Presbyterian Church]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas. This building is also know as the Lutcher Memorial Building because it was was planned, built and underwritten by Mrs. Henry Jacob (Frances Ann) Lutcher as a memorial to the Henry Jacob Lutcher Family. It is an example of classic Greek Revival architecture, completed in 1912. It was one of the earliest air-conditioned buildings in the United States. The church has a large copper dome, large granite Corinthian columns on the front, and exquisite stained-glass windows.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Holland Hotel]

[Holland Hotel]

Date: 1950~
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Description: Photograph of several cars in front of the Holland Hotel. Texas Optical and a jewelry store are near the hotel.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Street scene]

[Street scene]

Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Richard Poland
Description: Photograph of street scene in Orange. The view is from 5th Street looking south from Green St.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Sabine River Authority Offices Drawing]

[Sabine River Authority Offices Drawing]

Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Golemon and Rolfe A.I.A. Architects and Engineers
Description: Photograph of an architectural drawing of the Sabine River Authority Office Building, Canal Division, in Orange, Texas. The drawing is by Dimitri Demopulos. The building was designed by Golemon & Rolfe A.I.A. Architects and Engineers.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Mobile Drilling Platform - Rig No. 50]

[Mobile Drilling Platform - Rig No. 50]

Date: 1958
Creator: Levingston Photo
Description: Photograph of buildings and cranes upon the mobile drilling platform no. 50, that was completed in 1958.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Polaroid of woman and a dog]

[Polaroid of woman and a dog]

Date: February 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an unknown woman (believed to be Principal Flavia Wignall) sitting on stool next to a dog. There is a bricked building behind the woman.
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
[Multi-story home]

[Multi-story home]

Date: April 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Bancroft-Lea Home. The home has two chimneys and ionic columns.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
The Boone Tyson Well

The Boone Tyson Well

Date: May 1956
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Boone Tyson Well. Surrounding the well are four cars, three trucks, a camper, four tanks, a pile of long pipe and eight people on or around it. In the foreground are a man and woman standing next to a car. The date is printed on the top border of the photo, "May 56".
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Gussie Shutterly's Well

Gussie Shutterly's Well

Date: May 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Gussie Shutterly's Well. There is car parked on the very left side of the frame and two others on the right side of the frame. The well tower is centered and there are wires attached to it. There is a double exposure on the right side of the photograph that shows the back end of a car. Written across the bottom border is "Gussie Shutterly's Well. May 1959."
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum