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[Frenzel Cafe in Orangefield]

Description: Photograph of the Frenzel Cafe in Orangefield, Texas. In front of the cafe are Eddie Frenzel Jr., Eddie Frenzel, Sr. and Ruby. The picture is from the early 1920s.
Date: 1921~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Men and a Dog by an Oil Derrick]

Description: Photograph of twelve men and a dog at the base of an oil derrick in Orangefield, Texas around 1920. The man 2nd from the left is Tom Toal, Sr., 7th from left is Oscar Winfree, 8th from left is Charlie Schriebner, 11th from left is Dave Craft. They worked for the Toal Independent Oil Company.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Ward Jaycox
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Atlantic Roustabouts]

Description: Photograph of four men standing by an oil derrick with a large crank behind them. Written on the photo is, "Atlantic Roustabouts, H.B. Phillips, Foreman, Orangefield, Texas"
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Oil Flowing from Humble Well]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing oil flowing out of a well. Written on the card, "Giant Humble well yields 428,000 bbls [barrels] oil in 42 days. Humble Well, Orange, Texas 3=788=731212" The oil flows from a pipe into a trough.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Men in Orangefield]

Description: Photograph of four men turned from the camera and one man laying on the deck. Written on the photo, "K.O.'d. Wood alcohol and fists (No he is not dead) Orange Oil Field Tex."
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Gas Blowout at Orangefield, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a derrick with steam shooting up from it. Description on the photo reads, "Gas blowout, July 29, 1921, Orange, Texas, Tremendous fog of gas, sand, rock, and oil. Could be seen and heard for ten miles. Hogan"
Date: July 29, 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ladies in decorated automobile]

Description: Photograph of a group of ladies in a decorated Buick. There is an episcopal church in the background behind the car. Early 1920s.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Celebration in Stark Park]

Description: Photograph of large celebration. There are many people standing and seated at a long table . There is an American flag on the right side of the photograph and other people in front of houses in the background. Front of photograph: "#22 Celebration in Stark Park. Occasion unknown. Early 1920's. Stark carriage house in background."
Date: 1920~/1929~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Fifth and Front Street]

Description: Photograph of Fifth and Front Streets in Orange, Texas. There are cars parked and driving on the street. There is a set of tracks in front of the building.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[1920s road conditions]

Description: Photograph of a stalled car in the 1920's There are wagon wheels placed next to a barn on the right.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orangefield Oil Field in 1927

Description: Photograph of the Orangefield Oil Field. In the foreground are pipes with wheel cranks and a wooden bridge on the top of two tanks with a large tank behind that. On the ground on the right side of the frame are many fat and skinny pipes lined up. In the background are numerous spindletops.
Date: May 31, 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

E.W. Bancroft and Dog

Description: Photograph of E.W. Bancroft wearing a white long-sleeved shirt and hat. He is bending over with his hands on a dog. In the background is a leafy tree, fence, and house.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Deer Hunting in Tyler County]

Description: Photograph of five people in a buckboard wagon pulled by two horses through some trees. Writing on the back indicates this is a deer hunting expedition in Tyler County in 1926.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum