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E.W. Bancroft and Dog

Description: Photograph of E.W. Bancroft wearing a white long-sleeved shirt and hat. He is bending over with his hands on a dog. In the background is a leafy tree, fence, and house.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orangefield Oil Field in 1927

Description: Photograph of the Orangefield Oil Field. In the foreground are pipes with wheel cranks and a wooden bridge on the top of two tanks with a large tank behind that. On the ground on the right side of the frame are many fat and skinny pipes lined up. In the background are numerous spindletops.
Date: May 31, 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Tugboat Baddacock]

Description: Photograph of the tugboat, Baddacock, at the dock of National Shipbuilding in Orange, Texas.
Date: August 27, 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ladies in decorated automobile]

Description: Photograph of a group of ladies in a decorated Buick. There is an episcopal church in the background behind the car. Early 1920s.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Mother & Daughter in Camp Fire Costumes]

Description: Photograph of Catherine Elizabeth Brown Griggs (daughter) and Nacy Grace Griggs (Mother) in Camp Fire Girls' Native American costumes. They are bent down in a pose.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Fifth and Front Street]

Description: Photograph of Fifth and Front Streets in Orange, Texas. There are cars parked and driving on the street. There is a set of tracks in front of the building.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Celebration in Stark Park]

Description: Photograph of large celebration. There are many people standing and seated at a long table . There is an American flag on the right side of the photograph and other people in front of houses in the background. Front of photograph: "#22 Celebration in Stark Park. Occasion unknown. Early 1920's. Stark carriage house in background."
Date: 1920~/1929~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[1920s road conditions]

Description: Photograph of a stalled car in the 1920's There are wagon wheels placed next to a barn on the right.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Steambost Harry Lee]

Description: Photograph of the Steamboat Harry Lee - later to be the Showboat - docked across the Sabine River on old Highway 90. Used as a gambling establishment in the late 1920s.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Deer Hunting in Tyler County]

Description: Photograph of five people in a buckboard wagon pulled by two horses through some trees. Writing on the back indicates this is a deer hunting expedition in Tyler County in 1926.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Gus Foyle]

Description: Photograph of Gus Foyle as a young boy in 1920.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum