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[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

[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

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

[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

[Samuel W. Levingston Home]

Description: Photograph of the Samuel W. Levingston home at 920 W. Pine Street in the 1920s. The house has a turret on the left and a wrap around porch.
Date: 1920~
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

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