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 County: Orange County, TX
 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
[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
[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
[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
[Frances Ann Lutcher Hospital]

[Frances Ann Lutcher Hospital]

Date: 1950
Creator: Clough's
Description: Photograph of the south side of the Frances Ann Lutcher Hospital in 1950. It is a four-story brick building seen from Second Street.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Goldfine's Store]

[Goldfine's Store]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the interior of Goldfine's Department Store. The shoe department is to the left and men's clothing is to the right.
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
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