Rescuing Texas History, 2007 - 120 Matching Results

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[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

[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

[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

[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

[Palestine - Jacksonville Highway]

Description: Postcard of the highway going from Jacksonville to Palestine. This highway is now U.S. 79
Date: 1940~
Creator: George A. McDonald
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[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

[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

[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

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

[Levingston Shipyards]

Description: Color postcard with photograph of the Levingston Shipyards in Orange, Texas. This was on Levingston Island near the Orange river front.
Date: unknown
Creator: Longstreet, Orman S.
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Young Men's Christian Association]

Description: Color postcard with an image of the Young Men's Christian Association building in Paris, Texas. The correspondence reads, "My dear little precious. Auntie is so sorry you are sick hurry and get well. Auto loves you, do you still love Auntie? Loving 'Auntie' Rosa Bassano." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Oct 17, 1907.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rosa Bassano
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[First Methodist Church in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the First Methodist Church in Orange, Texas. It is a large brick Gothic structure that was completed in 1921. It is located at 502 Sixth Street.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stryker, John A.
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas]

Description: Color postcard with an image of the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. The correspondence reads, "My Sweet Baby- Mother sure did miss you last night- but I know you were all right with Auntie and Uncle. be good and keep well. We are in Dallas now will will be on our way in a little while to go to Marlin and I will either write you from Waco or when we get to Marlin- it's awful cold here this morning - Love to you all three. Loving Y- Mud." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa S. Dill, c/o "Moter Inn", R,D. Stean Co, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Dallas, Texas on Feb 20, 1918.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Anderson School in Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Anderson School in Orange, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with a dome on top. Three African American children stand in front of the school. Correspondence on the back reads, "I'm sorry you've been missing Sunday School. Hope to see you there this Sunday. Bring Carrol with you. Lovingly yours, Mrs. McDaniel" It is addressed to Mr. Bess Lyons, Orange, Texas. The postmark reads, Orange, Texas on July 8, 1914.
Date: unknown
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

Birdseye View of Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard showing an aerial view of downtown Paris, Texas. Correspondence on the back reads,"Hello Precious, how are you today, why don't you say how you like the new postals. I am sending Mud's hat to her - this morning and will put you something in. Pappa wanted to send you a 'tabbie' but when he priced them they were $7.00 so you will have to wait a while. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Oct 18, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Bridge across neches River - Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing, "Highway Bridge Across The Neches River - Highest Bridge in the South - 183 Ft. Above Water - Between Orange and Port Arthur, Tex." This cantilever bridge is also named the "Rainbow Bridge"
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

City Hall, Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Color postcard picturing City Hall in Fort Worth, Texas. It is a large stone building with a red roof. Horses and carriages stand in the driveway of the building. Correspondence on the back reads, "My Dear baby dady Received [ ] papers and a letter this morning and will wright a letter tomorrow your Dady." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High St., Okla City. It is postmarked Decatur, tex on Jan 26, 1909.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["The City of Orange" Cargo Ship]

Description: Color postcard depicting the river front in Orange, Texas. Along the far shore is "The City of Orange" a five-masted sailing ship that was build in the Orange shipyard to carry cargo all around the world.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

City Park, Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Color postcard depicting the City Park in Ft. Worth, Texas. Flower beds are created in shapes such as stars and horse shoes. handwritten on the front of the card is,"Beats Delmar doesn't it?" Correspondence on the back reads, " Hello Bro. Your card received. was glad to hear from you and especially so when you said you had been out with the girls. Presume you and Kitty have buried the hatchet and are still lovers in the same old way. Be a good boy and let me hear from you. Your sis". It is addressed to Mr. Will Miatt, Oklahoma City, Okla. c/o S. Cotton Oil Mill. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Tex. Aug 29, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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

[Confederate Monument, Paris, Tex.]

Description: Postcard with an image of a Confederate monument located in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "My own Baby, Aunt Rosa sure want to see you tonight."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes