A History of Orange

A History of Orange

Date: 1998
Creator: Orange County Historical Society (Tex.)
Description: This book explores the history of Orange, Texas through the eyes of Robert E. Russell. Spanning large parts of the nineteenth century, it includes information about historical events, trade, social customs, and genealogical records pertaining to Robert E. Russell. Numerous photographs and references compiled by Loren LeBlanc are also included.
Contributing Partner: Orange County Historical Society
The History of Destroyers Built in Orange, Texas During W. W. II

The History of Destroyers Built in Orange, Texas During W. W. II

Date: October 2002
Creator: Orange County Historical Society (Tex.)
Description: This book discusses the naval base in Orange, Texas and shipbuilding activities, particularly focusing on World War II. It includes reprints of relevant newspaper articles, histories of action for ships built at the facility, articles on historical relevance and commemorative events, and information from other documentation.
Contributing Partner: Orange County Historical Society
[Woman with Oxen on Front and Fifth Street]

[Woman with Oxen on Front and Fifth Street]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman in a striped dress standing at Front and Fifth Street with a pair of oxen.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[View of Orange,Texas from the Sabine River]

[View of Orange,Texas from the Sabine River]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Orange, Texas seen from the Sabine River. A small steam tugboat is in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Flooded street]

[Flooded street]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an early flood at Second Street near Green Avenue. There is a man crossing the flooded street with stilts. There are houses on either side of the street.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Carnes Store]

[Carnes Store]

Date: unknown
Creator: Kropp, E.C.
Description: Photograph of the Carnes Store in Orange, Texas. The store has multiple display cases and stools lining the store. There are people seated in the back of the store. The text "Meet me at Carne's, Orange Texas."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Fifth and Front Street]

[Fifth and Front Street]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Fifth and Front Streets in Orange, Texas. There are cars parked and driving on the street. There is a set of tracks in front of the building.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Gushers in oil field]

[Gushers in oil field]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of multiple gushers in an Orange oil field. There is smoke coming from the bottom of the gushers.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Pinehurst Stables]

[Pinehurst Stables]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Row of buildings near Front and Second St.]

[Row of buildings near Front and Second St.]

Date: unknown
Creator: Howard Williams
Description: Photograph of multiple buildings near a body of water. Wingate Lumber Company is shown in the photograph. There are smoke stacks in the background. The photograph was taken in the early 1900's.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
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