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[1885 Fire Wagon]

Description: Photograph and description of Orange's volunteer firemen standing by a fire wagon in 1885. This is the oldest known picture of an Orange scene.
Date: 1885
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[1917 Pumper]

Description: Photograph of a 1917 Pumper truck that won an award in LaFrance's 150th Anniversary Festivities in Elmira, New York.
Date: 1917
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[1946 Softball Championship Trophy]

Description: Photograph of two men holding the Dr. Pepper 1946 Championship Softball Team trophy. A list of team members is held by the man on the left. It reads, "Robert Steele, Herman Nies, Jr.,Wallace Pachar, Ezra Gordon, "Tubby" Johnson, Roy Mazzagate, Michael Blanda, J.P. Hilliard, Lawrence Parkhurst, Michael Romano, Bruce McCleland, J.S. Rougeau, Burton Simar, Woodell Grubbs, Girard Stansbury, Junious Barber, Johnie Archer - Bat Boy."
Date: 1946
Partner: Heritage House Museum

1993 OCAS Ambulance

Description: Photograph of an Orange Country Emergency Medical Services Ambulance with it's driver and two emergency workers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial view of Acheson Plant-Later]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Acheson plant in Orange Texas. There are multiple cars in rows around the facility. There is a building under construction next to the plant.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial view of Levingston Shipbuilding Co.]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Levingston Shipbuilding Facilities. There are ships and construction materials near a body of water. The text "Levingston's Shipbuilding Co. 800 Employees." is written on the front of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial view of Orange]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange, Texas. The facilities of DuPont, Goodrich Gulf, Allied and Spencer are visible as well as the Cow Bayou. The areas are marked with pen on transparent material placed over the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial view of Orange]

Description: Aerial photograph of the facilities of Allied, DuPont, Goodrich-Gulf and Spencer. There is a piece of tracing paper overlaying the black and white photograph, the paper shows the boundaries of the areas in the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Allen Buck Patillo]

Description: Photograph of Allen Buck Patillo. He is wearing a hat, glasses and a badge.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anderson Hardware]

Description: Photograph of Anderson Hardware on Fifth Street. It was adveritsed as the best hardware house in Southeast Texas. Six men and two boys stand on the sidewalk in front of the store.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anna of Orangefield]

Description: Photograph of a woman named "Anna." Oil wells at Orangefield are behind her.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Annie Bancroft at Randolph Macon College]

Description: Oval photograph of Annie Bancroft when she was at Randolph Macon College in Lynchburg, Virginia around 1899.
Date: 1899~
Creator: Hill City Gallery
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Annie Gore in her Mother's Yard in Orange, Texas

Description: Photograph of Annie Gore standing outdoors in a garden. She is wearing a dark skirt, white blouse, hat and holding a wicker basket full of flowers. She is standing in front of a porch with a banister. In front of the porch are tall rose bushes. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Annie Gore in her Mothers yard. Orange - Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Apartment Complex]

Description: Photograph of a two-story apartment complex. There are trees and an advertisement sign in front of the complex.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ray Humbert
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[APD Transport, High Speed]

Description: Photograph of an APD transport, high speed boat. This boat was part of the mothball, or reserve, fleet docked in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Archie and Josephine Sims

Description: Photograph of Archie & Josephine Sims. The two Sims children are shown standing, holding hands.
Date: unknown
Creator: Anderson's
Partner: Heritage House Museum