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 126 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum is a living documentation of historic materials from Orange County, including photographs of early citizens, homes, churches, and schools; as well as business concerns such as shipping, farming, lumber mills, and oil exploration. The Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals contributed to the digitization of materials from the historic home.

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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.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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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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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Crowd Waiting on U.S. Navy Torpedo Boats, photograph, 1910; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37089/: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.