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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

Armistice Day Parade, Orange, Texas

Description: Photograph of an Armistice Day Parade in Orange, Texas. There is a large crowd holding a large American flag. In the bottom right hand corner is a tin roof and on the left hand side is a building under construction and a telephone pole. Written across the top is, "Nov. 11th 1918 Orange Tex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel

Description: Photograph of a river barge with a large crane on the right side of the frame. There are eleven workers in hats standing on top of the barge. In the foreground are steel beams and canisters amongst weeds. Typed on a piece of paper that is glued to the bottom of the mat is, "This is a barge, which is one of three we built for the U.S. Government in 1924. It was an all rivet barge made by the Orange Car and Steel. Mr Ben Glover was Shop foreman. It was built about half way from the shop and Livingston's ship yard. I worked as a fitter."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Barge on Water]

Description: Photograph of a large oil barge in the middle of open water. Printed on the front of the photograph is, "L.S.C. #50 - Hull 602, Steel Oil Barge, 264'x50'x10'-3", Completed June 7, 1959."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bengal Guards on Train to Chicago

Description: Photograph of the Bengal Guard on a train to Chicago. There are at least eleven women wearing light-colored coveralls with the words, "Bengal Guard, Orange, Tex." printed on the back. In the center is Lewis Gay, a man in a cowboy hat, boots, western shirt and tie leaning over another man with a small girl on his lap. Lewis Gay was the Drill Master of the Bengal Guards in the late 1930s. Another girl sits on the lap of a woman on the right side of the frame. Some of the women wear head scarves, jewelry, or glasses. In the lower left corner is an open magazine. Behind the group are open wooden blinds and a lamp is on the wall. Everybody is smiling.
Date: 1940/1941
Partner: Heritage House Museum