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[Aerial View of an Oil Well]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of an oil well. Hand written on the back of the photo is, "Wild cat rig near Orange field late 40s."
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Marsh]

Description: Photograph of a large open marsh field. There is a narrow river visible towards the right hand side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of the Countryside]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the countryside. There are streets, trees, open fields, and several houses visible in the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Vidor, Texas]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a residential neighborhood in Vidor, Texas. There are streets, trees, and several houses visible in the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Consolidated Western Steel Corporation]

Description: Photograph of a group of men watching as one man cuts the ribbon at a special event for the Consolidated Western Steel Corporation. The third man from the left is Arthur Simpson and the fourth man from the left is John Simmons. The men are dressed in formal attire for the occasion.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange-MacArthur]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Orange-MacArthur. There are railroad tracks, streets, and residential neighborhoods visible in the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Sabine River and Industries]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the Sabine River and industries. Printed at the bottom of the photograph is, "Aerial view Sabine River showing Higman Towing Co. (barge line operators) and Harding and Lawler (material supply business). Tracks shown are Missouri Pacific Lines."
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ship "Shirley Lykes" at Port of Orange]

Description: Photograph of a large ship by the name of "Shirley Lykes" at the dock of the Port of Orange. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "Rice Loading."
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of "G.W. Codrington" Tugboat]

Description: Photograph of a tug boat, G.W. "Codrington", crossing a body of water. A note on the back of photograph says: "LSC Hull No. 377. Tug 'G.W. Codrington' built for General Motors Corp completed 07-05-49. 143' x 33' x 17' #21945"
Date: unknown
Creator: BM Photograph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Tug "Supco VII"]

Description: Photograph of a tugboat on a body of water. Back of photograph: "LSC Hull No. 384. Tug "Supco VII", built for Superior Oil Co. Completed 8-27-46. 92' x 22' x 10'-4".
Date: unknown
Creator: BM Photograph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Tug "Supco VII"]

Description: Photograph of a tug boat crossing a body of water. Back of photograph: "LSC Hull No. 384. Tug "Supco VII", built for superior oil co. Completed 8-27-46. 92' x 22' x 10' - 4".
Date: unknown
Creator: BM Photograph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Three Members of the Dilley Rifles Company]

Description: Photograph of three members of the Dilley Rifles, Palestine. Back of photo identifies them as Warner Williams, Capt; George R. Howard, 1st Lt; and George McClintock, 2nd Lt.
Date: c. 1880
Creator: Bailey & Terry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Unidentified Couple]

Description: Photo of an unidentified couple.
Date: c. 1900
Creator: Bailey Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Unidentified Woman]

Description: Photo of an unidentified woman.
Date: c. 1900
Creator: Bailey Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Early Passenger Train in Minnesota]

Description: On a winter morning in January 1900, the Great Northern Railway's passenger train stands at the Cokato, Minnesota depot. It is headed by an American type 4-4-0 locomotive bearing the Engine No. 127. This locomotive was built by the Schenectady Locomotive Works in 1882, and scrapped in 1916. Observe this burnished locomotive and its consist of clean and well-maintained equipment.
Date: January 1900
Creator: Barnes, Dwight
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Red Riding Hood" Cat]

Description: Color postcard of a cat in a Red Riding Hood costume. Correspondence on the back reads, " Hello! Rosa Louise Your Baboo Dorothy K." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 527 S. 18th St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla on Jan 13, 1908.
Date: unknown
Creator: Barnes, G.L.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Finis Earing "Red" Fitzgerald, First Fire Chief of Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Finis Earing "Red" Fitzgerald, the first Fire Chief of Childress, Texas. Chief Fitzgerald is dressed in formal attire for his portrait. He is wearing a three piece suit, a collared shirt, tie, and a hat. His badge is pinned to his vest and is barely visible underneath his jacket. The portrait captures only the Chief's head, shoulders, and the top half of his torso. Chief Fitzgerald is posed looking straight ahead.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartlett
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Easter Greetings]

Description: Postcard with an image of a rabbit holding a heart made of flowers. Below the image is the text, "Easter Greetings." Handwritten is, "#2827 W. Van Buren [ ]." The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Cousin Alice, Will write and tell you about the big boy we have at our house. Mama and he are doing fine. And we have named him after Uncle Alfred. I guess you are all well hoping to hear from you soon. Charles Bassano." The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Alice Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Apr 8, 1912.
Date: c. 1912
Creator: Bassano, Charles
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Have a Germ Proof Kiss

Description: Black and white photo on a postcard depicting a silly scene. A young man and a young woman kneel and face each other with opposite ends of a drinking straw in their mouths. At the bottom of the picture is the title "Have a Germ Proof Kiss" They are in front of a curtain with flowers on it and kneeling on an oriental rug. Between them sits two little drums and an American flag. Correspondence on the back reads, " Your letter received. Oh yes, you will have to quit spanking my baby. Perculator, silver - metal and cost $4.00. suppose it is about 2 quts don't know how large. has a cap that goes with it so use on a gas stove." It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla P.O.B 838
Date: unknown
Creator: Bassano, Rosa
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

View of Church St. Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard depicting a view of Church St. in Paris, Texas. Homes with large front porches line the street. Correspondence on the back reads, " My dear Little Precious, 'Aunto' went to the circus yesterday and sure did wish for her baby to be there. did you go to it up there and how did you like it. Your Aunto who loves you. Rosa B." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill. 206 East 5th St., Oklahoma City, Okla. The postmark is from Paris, Texas on Oct 26, 1907.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bassano, Rosa
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes