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Armistice Day Parade

Description: Photograph of an Armistice Day Parade in Orange, Texas on November 11, 1918. In the foreground is an American flag covered vehicle. A large crowd is moving towards the top of the photograph. Within the crowd are uniformed men, individuals and families. On the bottom left hand corner are wooden beams.
Date: November 11, 1918
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Christening of the Ship, War Marvel]

Description: Photograph of the christening and launching of the wooden ship, War Marvel, at National Shipbuilding Company in Orange, Texas. A scaffold stands at her bow holding the men and women taking part in the ceremony. Large American flags decorate her prow.
Date: 1918~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

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.
Date: 1910
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Fifth and Main]

Description: Photograph of Fifth and Main Streets in Orange, Texas, looking south. First National Bank is to the right and the Wells Fargo Office is to the left. Horse-drawn carriages are in the street.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Holland Tailor Shop

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Holland Tailor Shop at 612 Fourth Street in Orange, Texas. Five men are in the shop. One man is being measured. There are bolts of fabric and illustration of men's suits on the walls. On the back of the photo it states that Harry Merrill is the man taking measurements.
Date: 1917
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Motorized Fire Engine in 1916]

Description: Group of men standing in front of a new motorized fire engine at a fire station in Orange, Texas. George Rexes sits in the driver's seat. Others in the photo include: W.L. Adams, Mr. Caldwell, Mr. Spaull, E.P. Nies, Calvin Stakes, Shorty Gants, A.W. Barron, Wright Roan, George Caldwell, Jack Depew, Joe Crager, Jeff Guill and Dave Moskier.
Date: 1916
Creator: Hogan
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[New Holland Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the New Holland Hotel in Orange, Texas in 1910. The three-story structure has a turret on one corner with a flag pole on top of it. There are palm trees and a gazebo outside the hotel.
Date: 1910
Partner: Heritage House Museum