Crowd Waiting on U.S. Navy Torpedo Boats

Description

Photograph of a large crowd with many children on the waterfront waiting for the U.S. Navy Torpedo Boats to arrive in Orange, Texas in 1910. Most of the crowd wears hats and some carry umbrellas. In the foreground is an American Flag. In the background are telephone poles, fences, large buildings and trees.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 10.0 in. X 8.0 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1910.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Heritage House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 121 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum partnered with us to provide access to historic materials from Orange County. Materials include photographs of early citizens, homes, churches, and schools; as well as business concerns such as shipping, farming, lumber mills, and oil exploration. Funds for this project were graciously provided by the Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals.

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Description

Photograph of a large crowd with many children on the waterfront waiting for the U.S. Navy Torpedo Boats to arrive in Orange, Texas in 1910. Most of the crowd wears hats and some carry umbrellas. In the foreground is an American Flag. In the background are telephone poles, fences, large buildings and trees.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 10.0 in. X 8.0 in.

Notes

Written on the back of the photograph is, "1910 Orange Waterhouse. Orange House location today. Waiting for torpedo fleet, U.S. Navy torpedo boats."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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Creation Date

  • 1910

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • May 5, 2008, 8:08 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 13, 2011, 4:56 p.m.

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Crowd Waiting on U.S. Navy Torpedo Boats, photograph, 1910; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37089/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.