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[1946 Softball Championship Trophy]

Description: Photograph of two men holding the Dr. Pepper 1946 Championship Softball Team trophy. A list of team members is held by the man on the left. It reads, "Robert Steele, Herman Nies, Jr.,Wallace Pachar, Ezra Gordon, "Tubby" Johnson, Roy Mazzagate, Michael Blanda, J.P. Hilliard, Lawrence Parkhurst, Michael Romano, Bruce McCleland, J.S. Rougeau, Burton Simar, Woodell Grubbs, Girard Stansbury, Junious Barber, Johnie Archer - Bat Boy."
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange Texas along the Sabine River. In the foreground is the railroad tracks and storage buildings, a ship is seen to the left. In the background is the Port of Orange. The building in the foreground is an older Port of Orange. Those buildings have been replaced with a newer Port of Orange. Levingston Shipyard would eventually build on the island in center left. Above the island is the town Orange, and in the background to the discerning eye is Consolidated Steel, or American Bridge division of US Steel and today Signal International.
Date: June 26, 1948
Creator: B.A. Lang
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Pinehurst Ranch]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Pinehurst Ranch in Orange, Texas. A long driveway leads up to the ranch. Many trees and buildings are in the photo.
Date: June 26, 1948
Creator: B.A. Lang
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

[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

[Christening a Ship at Levingston]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing at the bow of a ship for a christening at Levingston Shipbuilding in Orange, Texas in June of 1949.
Date: June 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Company D, Texas State Guard]

Description: Photograph of Company D. 43rd Bn. Texas State Guard, Riot Duty - Beaumont, Tex. June 16th - 20th 1943. The soldiers stand in their uniforms outside a building in Beaumont. Front Row L-R, kneeling: Bill Stringer, H.S. Peterson, Scotty Jackson, Forrest Bass, Dick Terry, John Norwood, Douglas Peterson, Leroy Boehme, Frank Holloran, Dexter Shelly. Rear L-R, standing: Lawrence W. Hustmyre (company captain), Dr. Frank Hubert, Cecil Cole (postmaster), "Jiggs" Cormier, unknown, unknown, W.J. Mullins, unknown, Fred Mullins, E.D. Short, Henry Lee Woodworth.
Date: June 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Construction at fleet berthing facility]

Description: Photograph of construction at the fleet berthing facilities in Orange, Texas. There is a motorboat docked along the shoreline in the foreground. Text in the lower-right corner says: "Brown & Root Inc. Contract Noy 13234. Fleet berthing facilities Orange, Texas. View of Const. from across river Opp. Pier 6. 7/19/46 No. 61."
Date: July 19, 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Curtis School in 1948]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Curtis School, a three-story brick building at Division and College Streets in Orange, Texas. Later it became part of the Heritage Center.
Date: 1948
Creator: Clough's
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Elridge Hubert, 1945]

Description: Portrait photograph of Elridge Hubert in his military uniform in 1945. The name "Elridge" is inscribed below the matted photo.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Fleet Berthing Facilities]

Description: Photograph of Fleet Berthing Facilities looking N.E. from Coopers Gulley. There are multiple buildings with cars parked in front of them. Two men and a camera appear on the bottom left of the photograph. Front of Photograph: "Brown & Root Inc. Contract No. 13234. Fleet Berthing Facilities. Orange/Texas. Looking N.E. from Coopers Gulley. 2/8/46 No.4."
Date: February 8, 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[General Douglas MacArthur addresses dignitaries at the signing of the Japanese Surrender]

Description: Photograph relating to the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender which ended WWII. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander, address the crowd at the beginning of the ceremony. Behind him from left to right stand: General Hsu Yung-Chang of China; Admiral Sir Bruce A. Fraser, Royal Navy; Lt. General Kuzma Derevyanko of the U.S.S.R.; and General Sir Thomas Blamey of Australia.
Date: September 2, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum