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  Partner: Heritage House Museum
 Resource Type: Photograph
 Decade: 1950-1959
[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: c. 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
[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: c. 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
[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
[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
[Flood, Green Avenue at Front Street]

[Flood, Green Avenue at Front Street]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of flooding at Green Avenue and Front Street. Men are standing in knee-deep water in an empty lot surrounded by sandbags. Behind them is a Sinclair Filling Station.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
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