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[First Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas from the west side. 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. An intricate wrought-iron fence surrounds the property.
Date: 1965
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Camp Wildurr]

Description: Photograph of Camp Wildurr and it's young campers. Front row center are (with long pants and dark shirt) Mark Cater and (with white socks and legs crossed) Al Reese. They and two others were high school counselors and officers in the district youth group of the Disciples of Christ Christian Church.
Date: 1965~/1966~
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Wedding

Description: Mrs. Benson Rivera feeds her husband a piece of the wedding cake while both families look on
Date: February 19, 1965
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Hurricane Betsy Relief

Description: Austin Telephone Co. Pioneers hold up parcels of supplies to be sent on truck to supply the victims of Hurricane Betsy in New Orleans
Date: September 23, 1965
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library