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[Anderson School in Orange, Texas]
Color postcard depicting the Anderson School in Orange, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with a dome on top. Three African American children stand in front of the school. Correspondence on the back reads, "I'm sorry you've been missing Sunday School. Hope to see you there this Sunday. Bring Carrol with you. Lovingly yours, Mrs. McDaniel" It is addressed to Mr. Bess Lyons, Orange, Texas. The postmark reads, Orange, Texas on July 8, 1914. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36684/
[Bridge across neches River - Orange, Texas]
Photographic postcard picturing, "Highway Bridge Across The Neches River - Highest Bridge in the South - 183 Ft. Above Water - Between Orange and Port Arthur, Tex." This cantilever bridge is also named the "Rainbow Bridge" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36681/
Bridge Between Port Arthur and Orange, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36701/
[City Hall]
Photo postcard picturing the front of the City Hall building in Orange, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with ivy covering the walls. There are three arches over the entryways. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36314/
["The City of Orange" Cargo Ship]
Color postcard depicting the river front in Orange, Texas. Along the far shore is "The City of Orange" a five-masted sailing ship that was build in the Orange shipyard to carry cargo all around the world. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36679/
Coming to Town, Orange, Texas
Color postcard picturing a country road leading into Orange, Texas with a man on a horse traveling on it. There is a small house on the left side of the road and a fenced, wooded area on the right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36693/
[Court House, Orange, Texas]
Color postcard depicting an old Orange County Court House - this one was built in 1899. It has four tall Corinthian columns near the entrance and figures on the top of the roof. Correspondence on the back reads, "Madill, Okla. Dear Daughter how are you all this leaves us all well hope you the same I have been lookin' for you to send me them cabbage plants pleas drop me a card and let me no you are going to send them on return mail. Lula said to put her in a few cabbage plants Jim is at home now John and Andrew and Arthur is at henderson, texas got a big job down ther building briges ben gon 3 weeks pleas let no if you are going to send the plants your Mother J A Ables" It is addressed to Mrs. W. L. Warrock, Rosebud, Texas. It is postmarked Madill, Okla. on Mar 16,. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36677/
[Entrance ot DuPont Sabine River Works - Orange, Texas
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36702/
[A Favorite Drive, Orange, Texas]
Hand-colored postcard depicting a scenic lane passing through the woods in Orange, Texas. A small bridge is in the foreground and the sun is setting in the sky. A house is on the left side of the road nestled in the trees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36690/
[Fifth Street in Orange, Texas]
Color postcard depicting Fifth Street in the downtown area of Orange, Texas. Automobiles drive down the street that is lined with businesses. A flag waves above one of the stores. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36680/
[First Methodist Church in Orange, Texas]
Photographic postcard picturing the First Methodist Church in Orange, Texas. It is a large Gothic structure of brick that was completed in 1921. It is located at 502 Sixth Street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36687/
[First Methodist Church in Orange, Texas]
Photographic postcard picturing the First Methodist Church in Orange, Texas. It is a large brick Gothic structure that was completed in 1921. It is located at 502 Sixth Street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36670/
[First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas]
Color postcard of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas. It is also called the Lutcher Memorial Building. This landmark building of Italian marble and Texas granite was one of the first air-conditioned buildings in the United States. A copper dome with stained-glass windows sits atop of the building and an ornate wrought-iron fence surrounds the building. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "4/12/20 Daddy: A nice little town, its public buildings are wonderful but it is dead. There are as many bricks as Fords. We leave for Galveston in a few days. Love, Stan." It is addressed to Mr. Eisenhard, 1512 Gordon St., Allentown, Penna. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on April 12, 1920. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36689/
[Flooded Street]
Photograph of a street corner after a flood. There are children playing in the water as women watch from the stairs of a nearby house. Handwritten on the back of the postcard is, "Facing south on ninth at Green Ave. Keppler house on the right." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37832/
Freighter on Sabine River, Orange, Texas
Photographic postcard picturing a freighter ship on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. Along the river bank are docks and a large tree with Spanish moss hanging from its branches. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36703/
[Freighter on the Sabine River]
Photo postcard picturing a freighter on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. The photo is taken from the river's edge where two docks and a large tree draped with Spanish moss are visible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36311/
[Garden Terrace of the Jack Tar Orange House Hotel]
Photographic postcard of the "Garden Terrace at the Jack Tar Orange House [Hotel] in Orange, Texas" Their slogan on the back of the card reads, "Prepare to be Pampered" The photo shows the swimming pool area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36700/
[Grande Courts]
Color photo postcard picturing the Grande Courts Motor Inn of Orange, Texas. There are automobiles parked along the front near the Highway. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "Grande Courts, Hi-way 90, West of Orange, Texas. 35 Modern Units. Telephone in every room. Good Food. Cafe open 24 hours, Fan in each room. Finest service." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36277/
[Gusher Running Wild - Orange Oil Field]
Photographic postcard picturing an oil gusher at an Orange oil field. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36181/
[High School, Orange Texas]
Photo postcard picturing the high school in Orange, Texas. There are palm trees in the foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36310/
[John F. Kennedy Ferry]
Color photo postcard picturing the world's most famous ferry named the, "John F. Kennedy" The ferry is a Staten Island Ferry that was built in Orange, Texas at Levingston Shipyard. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36300/
[Levingston Shipyards]
Color postcard with photograph of the Levingston Shipyards in Orange, Texas. This was on Levingston Island near the Orange river front. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36671/
[Little Blonde Girl]
Photo postcard picturing a little blonde girl standing on a chair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36304/
[Main Business District in Orange, Texas]
Postcard depicting the main business district in Orange, Texas in the 1940s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36316/
[McBride's Crew in Louisiana]
Photo postcard picturing a crew of men working to gather timber in Fields, Louisiana. The card has "McBride's Crew" written on the front. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36305/
[Men in Sports Attire]
Photographic postcard depicting two unknown men in sports attire. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36956/
[Neches River Bridge]
Color postcard picturing the South's tallest highway bridge built across the Neches River between Port Author and Orange, Texas. Many miles of timber lands are visible while crossing this astounding piece of engineering structure, 230 feet high, 5.7 miles long, and costing $2,750,000. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36307/
[Oil Flowing from Humble Well]
Photographic postcard picturing oil flowing out of a well. Written on the card, "Giant Humble well yields 428,000 bbls [barrels] oil in 42 days. Humble Well, Orange, Texas 3=788=731212" The oil flows from a pipe into a trough. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37219/
[On the Bayou]
Color photographic postcard picturing a bayou in Orange, Texas. There are Cypress trees growing in the water. A bridge crosses the bayou in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36669/
Orange County Court House
Color postcard depicting the Orange County Court House in Orange, Texas. Automobiles are in the street outside the building and pedestrians are on the sidewalks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36691/
[Orange High School]
Photo postcard picturing Orange High School. Students stand outside the three-story brick building. Palm trees are in the foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36306/
[Orange High School, Orange, Texas]
Color postcard picturing the original Orange High School in Orange, Texas. There are many students standing out side of the entrance while some ride away on bicycles. A picket fence surrounds the school grounds. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "Would be pleased to have a card from you Yours." It is addressed to Frank Brimmer, Greenfield, Mass., 15 Allen St. The postmark reads Orange, Tex. on Oct 27, 1909. There is a stamp in the back reading, "S.M. Depwe, Jr., Mailing Clerk. Oct 27, 3 PM, Post Office Orange, - Texas." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36678/
[Orange High School, Orange, Texas]
Color postcard depicting the old Orange High School. It is a three-story building with steps leading to the doors all around the building. There is a flagpole on top of the roof. Correspondence on the back reads, "May 16/15, This 50 miles from Port Arthur. we came in less than 3 hours with Harvey's car I will tell you all about when I write. A.D. G." It is addressed to Miss Grace E. Cobb, 218 N 3rd St., Olean, NY. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on May 16, 1915. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36676/
[Orange High School, Orange, Texas]
Color postcard of Orange High School in Orange, Texas. It is a three-story brick building with a flag hanging above the front door. Palm trees are planted on the grounds in front of the building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36685/
[Orange National Bank]
Postcard depicting the Orange National Bank in Orange, Texas. The building is two stories high and has four Corinthian columns across the front. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36429/
[The Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale]
Color postcard depicting the Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale beached near Beaumont, Texas. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "This Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale was caught in the Gulf of Mexico 35 miles from Beaumont Texas. His dimensions are: Length 63 feet 6 inches.; Width if tail 16 feet 7 inches; Circumference of snout at end 31 feet; Circumference at back of eyes 37 feet; Length of lower jaw 10 feet 10 inches." Correspondence on the card reads, "Hello! mama, Roll-over is it finest place you ever saw. We went bathing as soon as we got here. Tell Charlie hello for me/ Blanche" It is addressed to Mrs. W.E. Reynolds, 1345 Magnolia Ave., Beaumont, Texas and is postmarked Caplan, Texas on July 3, 1921. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36257/
[Pinehurst Stables]
Color postcard depicting the Pinehurst Stables in Orange, Texas. They are owned by E.W. Brown, Jr. The large stables are surrounded by tall trees with Spanish moss hanging from their branches. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36697/
[The Pines Motel]
Color postcard picturing the Pines Motel and Pitt Grill in Orange, Texas. Automobiles are parked out front and the swimming pool is visible. Printed on the back of the card, "The Pines Motel, Orange, Texas, On U.S. 90 W. Swimming Pool - Coffee Shop - TV In Rooms. 24-Hr. Switchboard - Phone TU 3-9356." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36276/
[Postcard of Green Avenue]
Photographic postcard picturing a view of Green Avenue in Orange, Texas around 1910. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36180/
A postcard of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Orange, Texas
Postcard of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Orange, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36501/
[Postcard of the Little Mexico Restaurant in Orange, Texas]
Photographic postcard picturing the Little Mexico Restaurant. The description on the back reads, "Little Mexico Restaurants, Inc., In the heart of Orange, on Hwy. 90, Serving the Finest of Mexican Food, Steaks, Oysters, Shrimp, and Fried Chicken. Private Dining Rooms for Banquets and Dinner Parties. Recommended by Leading Connoisseurs. Also Beaumont, Texas." The building is in a Spanish-style architecture with a tile roof. A large palm tree grows outside of the restaurant. The sign is shaped like a sombrero. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36179/
Postcard showing a view of ships being built in Orange, Texas
A painted postcard shows a view of ships being built in the wharves at a facility in Orange, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36500/
[Rainbow & Veteran's Memorial Bridges]
Color photo postcard picturing the new Veteran's Memorial Bridge in front of the older Rainbow Bridge. These bridges connect Bridge City and Port Arthur, Texas over the Neches River. Written on the back of the card, "Twin bridges span the Neches River connecting Bridg City & Port Arthur. The cable-stayed Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated on Sept. 8, 1990, 52 years after the Rainbow Bridge. The clearance of the new bridge is 143 feet; the old bridge is 176 feet." It is postmarked Bridge City, Texas on Sept 8, 1990. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36275/
[A Residence in Orange, Texas]
Color postcard depicting the Link residence, a large historic home in Orange, Texas. The three-story house has large wrap-around porches and balconies. Large trees surround the residence along a city street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36686/
[Residence of J W Link, Orange, Tex.]
Photographic postcard picturing the residence of J W Link in Orange, Texas. This large home has porches and balconies that wrap around it. A wrought-iron fence surrounds the grounds. Correspondence on the back reads, "This house is where Dora and Imola Link live. If you do not know what I am talking about Thelma does. Belle" It is addressed to Miss Fay Baughman, c/o Carlisle House, Mineral Wells, Texas. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Aug 14, 1908. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36682/
[River Front, Orange, Texas]
Color postcard depicting the river front in Orange, Texas. Businesses line the shore and boats are moored along docks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36692/
[River Front, Orange, Texas]
Color postcard depicting the river front in Orange, Texas. Businesses line the shore and a boat is heading in towards the town. Correspondence on the back reads, "How are all at your house. We like our new home fine. go fishing and have fine luck - come over and go along. When are you going to your sisters - are you still busy on Fridays. love to all- Hattie C." It is addressed to Mrs. Hall, Jennings, La. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36694/
[Sabine Packing Co.]
Photographic postcard picturing the "Plant of the Sabine Packing Co., Orange, Texas" The picture shows a number of buildings and barns. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "This is where Joe Spring (Fannie's husband) is working as engineer and also helped to install the machinery in the first place. about 3 miles out on oilfield road - he goes in car - Uncles you know where [ ] lived when we lived in West Orange. Fannie now live two houses over on that Ct. and Joe is doing lots better." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36672/
[Sabine River at Orange, Texas]
Color postcard depicting a scene on the Sabine River at Orange, Texas. Many boats full of passengers are sailing along the river at sunset. Correspondence on the back reads, "I was fishing in this river. It sure was great sport. Well how is everyone in Reading. Out here it is warm weather every tree and the grass is green. I am stopping at the New Holland State. Orange, Texas. Sis." It is addressed to Mr. Jacob Sell, 1226 Elm St., Reading, Pa. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Feb 23, 1921. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36695/
[Sabine River Bridge]
Photo postcard picturing the bridge crossing the Sabine River between Texas and Louisiana in Orange, Texas. It is a truss bridge. In the foreground a cypress tree stands draped in Spanish moss. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36312/
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