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[Auxilary Floating Dry Dock]

Description: Photograph of an auxiliary floating dry dock. This was part of the mothball, or reserve, fleet docked in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock]

Description: Photograph of an auxiliary floating dry dock. This equipment was part of the mothball, or reserve, fleet docked in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Bessie Rowland]

Description: Photographic portrait of Bessie Rowland, cousin of Annie B. Goree and Carl M. Bancroft.
Date: unknown
Creator: Underwood & Underwood
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Big Three Welding Equipment Co.]

Description: Photograph of the Big Three Welding Equipment Co. Plant. There are company trucks parked in front of the facility.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Billy garrett, 1949]

Description: Photograph of Billy Garrett in front of a service stationin 1949. He is wearing a hat and drinking a soft drink from the Coca-Cola machine behind him.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Black children playing at day care

Description: Black children playing during day care, including a boy and a girl sitting at a table and two boys sitting on the floor playing with wooden blocks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boat Named "Lutcher-S"]

Description: Photograph of the stern of the Lutcher-S boat from Orange, Texas. A flag is mounted on the rear. A man is steering the boat across the water near a shed, possible a storage shed for the boat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boating on Adams Bayou]

Description: Photograph of two women and a man canoing on Adams Bayou in Orange, Texas. Spanish moss hangs from the trees nearby.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bob and Sally Production at Royal Theater

Description: Photograph of the Royal Theater in Orange, Texas in-between presentations of the show, "Bob and Sally". The banner on the theater reads, "Ladies 2 & 7 p.m., Men Only 9 p.m. The World's Most Amazing Attraction, BOB and SALLY, concerning SEX, ALCOHOLISM, and MARRIAGE. In person Roger T. Miles". On the right side of the frame next to the theater is a Liquor Store with a neon sign that reads, "Liquor NO 2" and an old car parked in front of it. Many men are lined up from the right theater door to beyond the liquor store and several women are spilling out of the left theater door. The men are mostly wearing slacks and dress shirts while the women are wearing nice dresses. There is a telephone pole to the right of the theater. A sign that reads, "No Parking" is in front of the theater on the curb.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boiler at the Fleet Berthing Facility]

Description: Photograph of four men at a fleet berthing facilities. There are various dials, pipes and metal fixtures around the men. One man is wearing a hard hat and three of the men are in uniform. Front of negative: "Brown & Root Inc. Contract Noy 13234. Fleet Berthing Facilities, Orange/Texas. Boiler Operation/Power House 3/28/47 No. 105."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Booth at a Gumbo Cookoff

Description: Photograph of a woman ordering Duck Gumbo at a booth at the 9th Annual International Gumbo Cook-Off at Orange, Texas. It took place from May 18 - 19 in 1984.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boy leaning against a rail]

Description: Photograph of a young boy leaning against a moss-covered wooden fence. The boy is holding a long rod.
Date: unknown
Creator: Schrenk
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boy wearing a sailor uniform]

Description: Photograph of a boy wearing a sailor uniform. The boy is standing in front of a fence prop and is shown holding a rod.
Date: unknown
Creator: Schrenk
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Bridge across neches River - Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing, "Highway Bridge Across The Neches River - Highest Bridge in the South - 183 Ft. Above Water - Between Orange and Port Arthur, Tex." This cantilever bridge is also named the "Rainbow Bridge"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bridge Between Port Arthur and Orange, Texas

Description: Photographic postcard of the cantilever bridge crossing the Neches River in Southeast Texas. It connects Port Arthur with Bridge City in Orange County. It is the highest bridge in Texas and is now known as the Rainbow Bridge. The card was mailed Dec 10, 1950 from Orange, Texas.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum