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[Postcard of Flooded Street]

Description: Postcard of a street corner after a flood. There are children playing in the water as women watch from the stairs of a nearby house. Handwritten on the back of the postcard is, "Facing south on ninth at Green Ave. Keppler house on the right."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Little Blonde Girl]

Description: Photo postcard picturing a little blonde girl standing on a chair.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[McBride's Crew in Louisiana]

Description: Photo postcard picturing a crew of men working to gather timber in Fields, Louisiana. The card has "McBride's Crew" written on the front.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange High School]

Description: Photo postcard picturing Orange High School. Students stand outside the three-story brick building. Palm trees are in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of Neches River Bridge]

Description: Postcard of the South's tallest highway bridge built across the Neches River between Port Author and Orange, Texas. Many miles of timber lands are visible while crossing this astounding piece of engineering structure, 230 feet high, 5.7 miles long, and costing $2,750,000.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of South's Tallest Highway Bridge]

Description: Postcard of the South's tallest highway bridge built across the Neches River between Port Author and Orange, Texas. Many miles of timber lands are visible while crossing this astounding piece of engineering structure, 230 feet high, 5.7 miles long, and costing $2,750,000.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of South's Tallest Highway Bridge]

Description: Postcard of the bridge crossing the Neches River between Orange and Port Arthur, Texas. It is named the Rainbow Bridge. A ship passes under the bridge in the picture.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grogan Photo Company
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[High School, Orange Texas]

Description: Photo postcard picturing the high school in Orange, Texas. There are palm trees in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grogan Photo Company
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Freighter on Sabine River]

Description: Photograph of a freighter on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. The photo is taken from the river's edge where two docks and a large tree draped with Spanish moss are visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Sabine River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the bridge crossing the Sabine River between Texas and Louisiana in Orange, Texas. It is a truss bridge. In the foreground a cypress tree stands draped in Spanish moss.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Sunset Grove Country Club]

Description: Photo postcard picturing a view of the Sunset Grove Country Club's clubhouse. There are hedges and trees surrounding the two-story building. A rock wall covered in flowers crosses the grounds as well.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[City Hall]

Description: Photo postcard picturing the front of the City Hall building in Orange, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with ivy covering the walls. There are three arches over the entryways.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grogan Photo Company
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Sunset Grove Country Club]

Description: Postcard depicting the Sunset Grove Country Club in Orange, Texas. A footbridge crosses a pond. The club house stands in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of the Little Mexico Restaurant in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the Little Mexico Restaurant. The description on the back reads, "Little Mexico Restaurants, Inc., In the heart of Orange, on Hwy. 90, Serving the Finest of Mexican Food, Steaks, Oysters, Shrimp, and Fried Chicken. Private Dining Rooms for Banquets and Dinner Parties. Recommended by Leading Connoisseurs. Also Beaumont, Texas." The building is in a Spanish-style architecture with a tile roof. A large palm tree grows outside of the restaurant. The sign is shaped like a sombrero.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of Green Avenue]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing a view of Green Avenue in Orange, Texas around 1910.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[The Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale beached near Beaumont, Texas. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "This Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale was caught in the Gulf of Mexico 35 miles from Beaumont Texas. His dimensions are: Length 63 feet 6 inches.; Width if tail 16 feet 7 inches; Circumference of snout at end 31 feet; Circumference at back of eyes 37 feet; Length of lower jaw 10 feet 10 inches." Correspondence on the card reads, "Hello! mama, Roll-over is it finest place you ever saw. We went bathing as soon as we got here. Tell Charlie hello for me/ Blanche" It is addressed to Mrs. W.E. Reynolds, 1345 Magnolia Ave., Beaumont, Texas and is postmarked Caplan, Texas on July 3, 1921.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Rainbow & Veteran's Memorial Bridges]

Description: Color photo postcard picturing the new Veteran's Memorial Bridge in front of the older Rainbow Bridge. These bridges connect Bridge City and Port Arthur, Texas over the Neches River. Written on the back of the card, "Twin bridges span the Neches River connecting Bridg City & Port Arthur. The cable-stayed Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated on Sept. 8, 1990, 52 years after the Rainbow Bridge. The clearance of the new bridge is 143 feet; the old bridge is 176 feet." It is postmarked Bridge City, Texas on Sept 8, 1990.
Date: August 1990
Creator: Chiasson, Charlotte
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[The Pines Motel]

Description: Color postcard picturing the Pines Motel and Pitt Grill in Orange, Texas. Automobiles are parked out front and the swimming pool is visible. Printed on the back of the card, "The Pines Motel, Orange, Texas, On U.S. 90 W. Swimming Pool - Coffee Shop - TV In Rooms. 24-Hr. Switchboard - Phone TU 3-9356."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Grande Courts]

Description: Color photo postcard picturing the Grande Courts Motor Inn of Orange, Texas. There are automobiles parked along the front near the Highway. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "Grande Courts, Hi-way 90, West of Orange, Texas. 35 Modern Units. Telephone in every room. Good Food. Cafe open 24 hours, Fan in each room. Finest service."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dexter Press
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[John F. Kennedy Ferry]

Description: Color photo postcard picturing the world's most famous ferry named the, "John F. Kennedy" The ferry is a Staten Island Ferry that was built in Orange, Texas at Levingston Shipyard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange National Bank]

Description: Postcard depicting the Orange National Bank in Orange, Texas. The building is two stories high and has four Corinthian columns across the front.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum