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Holland Hotel Kitchen, 1902

Description: Photograph of the kitchen of the Holland Hotel in 1902. On the left side of the frame is a man with a mustache and an apron standing behind a table full of dishes and pots. On the right side of the frame are three men in white suits and hats and one man in a dark suit and tie standing around a counter. Over their heads hangs several pots, pans, and utensils. Next to the man in the dark suit is a shelf with dishes. Behind the people is a row of stoves, shelves, and ovens. In the foreground is a pillar and wooden partition. Typed below the photograph is, "The Modern Kitchen of Holland House. Chef on the left, Steward on right." This photo is from a newspaper clipping, which can be seen on either side of the image.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Holland Hotel Sculpture

Description: Photograph of a sculpture in the main corridor of the Holland Hotel. The sculpture has a cupid figure sitting on top of a half horse/half crustacean creature. The sculpture is situated on top of a pedestal. In the background is a large staircase with an ornate banister and lights hanging from the ceiling. Typed across the bottom of the photograph is, "Art in the main corridor of the Holland".
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Horse Drawn Fire Wagon]

Description: Photograph of Pearcy Adams and George Rexes driving the new horse-drawn fire wagon in Orange, Texas around 1900.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orange Leader Daily Tribune Newsboys

Description: Photograph of seven newsboys with their arms full of newspapers with Arthur Ford in front of the Orange, Texas newspaper office. The sign on the window reads, "Orange Leader, Daily Tribune". In front of that door stands a man in suspenders, hat and tie. The boys wear jackets, ties, knickers and hats. Arthur Ford wears a jacket, hat and necktie. Four of the boys are on small horses.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orange Leader Daily Tribune Newsboys

Description: Photograph of seven newsboys with their arms full of newspapers with Arthur Ford in front of the Orange, Texas newspaper office. The sign on the window reads, "Orange Leader, Daily Tribune". In front of that door stands a man in suspenders, hat and tie. The boys wear jackets, ties, knickers and hats. Arthur Ford wears a jacket, hat and necktie. Four of the boys are on small horses. Written on the bottom border is, "Orange Daily Tribune NewsBoys. October 15th, 1902". On the matte is a piece of paper with typed words that say, "1903 ORANGE DAILY LEADER - The Orange Daily Leader plant was located in the Rein building on Fifth Street, Oct. 15, 1903, at current location of Unitedbank, Orange. The Orange Daily Leader newsboys were captured in a pose with Arthur Ford, first cousin of the late W.H. Stark, Ford later became editor of American Lumber magazine of Chicago."
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange, Texas, The Gate City]

Description: Photograph of the cover to the book, Orange, Texas....The Gate City of the Great State of Texas. A picture of people in a boat on the Sabine River is on the cover. Under the picture it reads, "Watermelon Pastime on the Sabine"
Date: 1901~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Where Business is Done]

Description: Color postcard picturing a street scene in Orange, Texas "Where business is done" A hardware company is on the left and horse-drawn carriages are on both sides of the street. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Murray, How are you? if you see Frank will you try to find out Mrs. Pittman's address and let me know. answer this to 411 Fourth St. Mary." It is addressed to Mrs. J.B. Murray, 1492 Forsythe St., Beaumont, Tex. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Aug 20, 1908.
Date: 1908~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum