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[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

[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

[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

[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

["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

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

[Court House, Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard depicting an old Orange County Court House - this one was built in 1899. It has four tall Corinthian columns near the entrance and figures on the top of the roof. Correspondence on the back reads, "Madill, Okla. Dear Daughter how are you all this leaves us all well hope you the same I have been lookin' for you to send me them cabbage plants pleas drop me a card and let me no you are going to send them on return mail. Lula said to put her in a few cabbage plants Jim is at home now John and Andrew and Arthur is at henderson, texas got a big job down ther building briges ben gon 3 weeks pleas let no if you are going to send the plants your Mother J A Ables" It is addressed to Mrs. W. L. Warrock, Rosebud, Texas. It is postmarked Madill, Okla. on Mar 16,.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[A Favorite Drive, Orange, Texas]

Description: Hand-colored postcard depicting a scenic lane passing through the woods in Orange, Texas. A small bridge is in the foreground and the sun is setting in the sky. A house is on the left side of the road nestled in the trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Fifth Street in Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard depicting Fifth Street in the downtown area of Orange, Texas. Automobiles drive down the street that is lined with businesses. A flag waves above one of the stores.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[First Methodist Church in Orange, Texas]

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

[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

[First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas. It is also called the Lutcher Memorial Building. This landmark building of Italian marble and Texas granite was one of the first air-conditioned buildings in the United States. A copper dome with stained-glass windows sits atop of the building and an ornate wrought-iron fence surrounds the building. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "4/12/20 Daddy: A nice little town, its public buildings are wonderful but it is dead. There are as many bricks as Fords. We leave for Galveston in a few days. Love, Stan." It is addressed to Mr. Eisenhard, 1512 Gordon St., Allentown, Penna. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on April 12, 1920.
Date: unknown
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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Men in Sports Attire]

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

Orange County Court House

Description: Color postcard depicting the Orange County Court House in Orange, Texas. Automobiles are in the street outside the building and pedestrians are on the sidewalks.
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