Rescuing Texas History, 2007 - 469 Matching Results

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Coming to Town, Orange, Texas

Description: Color postcard picturing a country road leading into Orange, Texas with a man on a horse traveling on it. There is a small house on the left side of the road and a fenced, wooded area on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[River Front, Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard depicting the river front in Orange, Texas. Businesses line the shore and a boat is heading in towards the town. Correspondence on the back reads, "How are all at your house. We like our new home fine. go fishing and have fine luck - come over and go along. When are you going to your sisters - are you still busy on Fridays. love to all- Hattie C." It is addressed to Mrs. Hall, Jennings, La.
Date: unknown
Creator: C. T. American Art
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of Sabine River at Orange, Texas]

Description: Postcard depicting a scene on the Sabine River at Orange, Texas. Many boats full of passengers are sailing along the river at sunset. Correspondence on the back reads, "I was fishing in this river. It sure was great sport. Well how is everyone in Reading. Out here it is warm weather every tree and the grass is green. I am stopping at the New Holland State. Orange, Texas. Sis." It is addressed to Mr. Jacob Sell, 1226 Elm St., Reading, Pa. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Feb 23, 1921.
Date: unknown
Creator: C. T. American Art
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Texas Group - Atlantic Reserve Fleet]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the Texas group of the Atlantic Fleet at the U.S. Naval Station in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Pinehurst Stables]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Pinehurst Stables in Orange, Texas. They are owned by E.W. Brown, Jr. The large stables are surrounded by tall trees with Spanish moss hanging from their branches.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Where Business is Done]

Description: Color postcard picturing a the entrance to the U.S. naval Station in Orange, Texas. Guards stand at the entrance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Where Business is Done]

Description: Color postcard picturing a street scene in Orange, Texas "Where business is done" A hardware company is on the left and horse-drawn carriages are on both sides of the street. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Murray, How are you? if you see Frank will you try to find out Mrs. Pittman's address and let me know. answer this to 411 Fourth St. Mary." It is addressed to Mrs. J.B. Murray, 1492 Forsythe St., Beaumont, Tex. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Aug 20, 1908.
Date: 1908~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Garden Terrace of the Jack Tar Orange House Hotel]

Description: Photographic postcard of the "Garden Terrace at the Jack Tar Orange House [Hotel] in Orange, Texas" Their slogan on the back of the card reads, "Prepare to be Pampered" The photo shows the swimming pool area.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bridge Between Port Arthur and Orange, Texas

Description: Photographic postcard of the cantilever bridge crossing the Neches River in Southeast Texas. It connects Port Arthur with Bridge City in Orange County. It is the highest bridge in Texas and is now known as the Rainbow Bridge. The card was mailed Dec 10, 1950 from Orange, Texas.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Entrance ot DuPont Sabine River Works - Orange, Texas

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the entrance to the DuPont Sabine River Works, a power and chemical plant in Orange, Texas. Outside the entrance is a tall flag pole and a landscaped parking area full of automobiles.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Freighter on Sabine River, Orange, Texas

Description: Photographic postcard picturing a freighter ship on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. Along the river bank are docks and a large tree with Spanish moss hanging from its branches.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grogan Photo Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[View in Fifth Street, Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard of Fifth Street in Orange, Texas. Horse-drawn carriages are parked on the both sides of the street. A barber shop is on the far left with a city market next-door to it. Awnings cover the sidewalk in front of the businesses. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "will send this today will rite a letter Sunday got your letter the other day and all so the papers am [ ] I am feeling fine and awfully lazy don't now what I [ ] maybe next I can find something to do all the time. Carrie." It is addressed to Mrs. Daniel Bly in Carterville, Mo. It is postmarked Orange, Tex on Feb 4, 1910.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Street Scene - Looking North - Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing a street scene in Orange, Texas, looking north. Automobiles line the street and businesses of all sorts are on both sides of the street. The Orange Chamber of Commerce and the Holland Hotel are both in the foreground.
Date: 1945~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Men in Sports Attire]

Description: Photographic postcard depicting two unknown men in sports attire.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Baby in a Basket

Description: Photograph of a baby sleeping in a wicker clothes basket. The baby is dressed in white and on top of a white pillow. The photograph is within an oval at the top of a white vertical postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[A Merry Christmas to You]

Description: Color postcard depicting a horse and sleigh passing a home on a winter night. A image of Santa Claus is on the left of the scene along with some gold embossed bells. "A Merry Christmas to you" is printed below the scene. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Little Girl, I would love to take a peep at you about Friday morning. What a happy little one you will be when you see what old Santa has brought you - with much love, Aunt Mamie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa L. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla., P.O. Box # 838. It is postmarked Dec 24, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Bears on Saturday]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting two bears sitting in chairs and doing some mending. The male bear holds up some pants with patches on them and the female bear is sewing a small article of clothing. A spool of thread lays on the floor. Written on the card is " Busy Bears on Saturday". There is no correspondence on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Merry Makers

Description: Black and white photo postcard picturing three fluffy kittens. Two of them sit in a pot made from tree bark. "Merry Makers" is written on the card beneath them. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 205 East 5th, Okla Cy, Okla. it is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on May 12, 1907
Date: unknown
Creator: Bullard, C. I.
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Court House, Oklahoma City, Okla

Description: Color postcard picturing the Oklahoma City court house. It is a white brick building with a tower on one side. It is surrounded by small trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Carnegie Library, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Description: Color postcard depicting the Carnegie Library in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is a two-story brick and stone building with a fountain in its courtyard. Handwritten on the front, "Do hope Mr. M is better give him our love if you see him." Correspondence on the back reads, "Her is lots better missed her fever last night and acts pretty heart this A.M. a letter from you and a card from 'Auto' glad to get both love to you all Alice [ ].' It is addressed to Mr. A Bassano, #527 S. 18th St., Paris, Tex" It is postmarked Oklahoma, Oklahoma on Aug 16, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Young Girl and Dog Seated on the Grass]

Description: Color postcard depicting a young girl in a white printed dress sitting on the grass next to a dog and a toy wagon. Correspondence on the back reads, "My dear Little Darling: 'Aunto' sure does love you, and I sure do wish you were here to love me 'cause I sure do need your love. I am so blue this morning I can hardly work at all. Your loving 'Aunto' Rosa." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th St. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is postmarked Monett & Paris R.P.O. on Oct 24, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

St. Joseph's Church, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Description: Color postcard depicting St. Joseph's Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is a red brick church that has a bell tower with a steeple on top of it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes