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[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange, Texas. Many of the buildings in the photograph are now gone. Mrs. Lutcher Stark of Orange bought most of the downtown properties and built a performing arts theater and museum. The buildings that did survive are mostly occupied by Lamar University, Orange extension. The Sabine River is on the lower left.
Date: 1950
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Orange Texas Shipyards]

Description: Aerial view of the shipyards at Orange Texas along the Sabine River. The bridge to Louisiana is in the upper right. Part of Levingston Island can be seen to the left and downtown Orange is at the top left. This is after WWII and before Levingston expanded to the island on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Aileen Stratton Merkle

Description: Photograph of Aileen Stratton Merkle standing in front of a wire fence with bushes behind it. She is wearing a light-colored dress, shoes, and stockings and a necklace. She is holding papers. Behind her are trees and wooden structures.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum