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[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange, Texas. Many of the buildings in the photograph are now gone. Mrs. Lutcher Stark of Orange bought most of the downtown properties and built a performing arts theater and museum. The buildings that did survive are mostly occupied by Lamar University, Orange extension. The Sabine River is on the lower left.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Crime Scene in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a crime scene. L - R : Captain L.B. Haydon, Deputy Sheriff Red Bland, Robert Charles Henderson, Alton Williams, and Sheriff Chester Holt. A victim named Mrs. Nick Leon was leaving Weingarten's on Turrett Rd. when she was robbed and stabbed. Henderson was the suspect. He was arrested on September 15, 1952 for the offence.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Dr. Siddon's Home]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Siddon's home at 509 Seventh Street in Orange, Texas. Many trees surround this two-story home.
Date: 1952~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[First Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas. This building is also know as the Lutcher Memorial Building because it was was planned, built and underwritten by Mrs. Henry Jacob (Frances Ann) Lutcher as a memorial to the Henry Jacob Lutcher Family. It is an example of classic Greek Revival architecture, completed in 1912. It was one of the earliest air-conditioned buildings in the United States. The church has a large copper dome, large granite Corinthian columns on the front, and exquisite stained-glass windows.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Frances Ann Lutcher Hospital]

Description: Photograph of the south side of the Frances Ann Lutcher Hospital in 1950. It is a four-story brick building seen from Second Street.
Date: 1950
Creator: Clough's
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Goldfine's Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Goldfine's Department Store. The shoe department is to the left and men's clothing is to the right.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Holland Hotel]

Description: Photograph of several cars in front of the Holland Hotel. Texas Optical and a jewelry store are near the hotel.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Lenore Gasow's Graduation Luncheon]

Description: Photograph of Lenore Gasow's graduation luncheon. Eleven friends stand outdoors under an awning and behind a flower garden in this group portrait. The women all wear dresses, hats and gloves.
Date: June 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Multi-story home]

Description: Photograph of the Bancroft-Lea Home. The home has two chimneys and ionic columns.
Date: April 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Opening of I-10 Bridge]

Description: Henry Jacob Lutcher Stark shakes hands with John Simmons at the opening of the I-10 bridge in Orange, Texas. Nelda Stark stands beside them.
Date: 1955~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Parade in 1950s]

Description: Photograph of a parade in Orange, Texas. Men in western wear are riding horses past a white two-story building.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Wooden Building on the River]

Description: Photograph of a building that flooded along the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. It is a long wooden building, most likely a business. Two automobiles are parked in shallow water near a side entrance to the building.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum