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Aerial View of the Firestone Plant Under Construction

Description: Aerial photograph of the Firestone Plant under construction. There are four dirt roads leading to the plant. There are several large buildings, a few smokestacks, a tower, and a parking lot filled with automobiles.
Date: unknown
Creator: T.L. Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of the Port of Orange]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the Port of Orange. Also visible in the photograph is the Weaver's Shipbuilding at the left hand side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: T.L. Gunn's Studio
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

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Albert "Cowboy" Adams]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Sesquicentennial parade on Fifth Street in downtown Orange, Texas in 1986. Albert "Cowboy" Adams is riding a brown horse and waving. Automobiles are parked behind him. In the background is the Lutcher Theatre (Left) and the Stark House (Right).
Date: March 1986
Creator: Toal, Margaret
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Album page of young Alexander Stuart]

Description: Multiple photographs of young Alexander Stuart on a photo album page. Left to Right Front: 1. Photograph of a man in uniform and Stuart next to each other on a porch. 2. Photograph of an unknown woman holding Stuart next to a tree. 3. Photograph of man and Stuart seated on steps. Stuart is pointing. 4-6. Photographs of young Stuart pointing in various directions on a beach. 7. Photograph of Stuart wearing a white coat and hat while holding a rod. Back: 1. Photograph of young Stuart running with a toy in front of a house. 2. Photograph of Stuart touching the wheel of a bike resting on the side of a building. 3. Photograph of woman sitting on a bench with Stuart in front of a tree. 4. Photograph of Stuart standing on steps and playing with a string and box. 5. Photograph of Stuart running in a yard with a toy. 6. Photograph of Stuart and a man playing with a toy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Alfred Peveto

Description: Photograph from the waist-up of a shirtless Alfred Peveto. His brow is furrowed and he has a long mustache, beard, and is wearing a hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Allen Buck Patillo]

Description: Photograph of Allen Buck Patillo. He is wearing a hat, glasses and a badge.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Allie Bland's House and Cove School

Description: Photograph of the Cove School at left and Ms. Allie Bland's house on the right. There is a white-picket fence surrounding the yard of the house and the school. In front of the fence is a man in a dark suit and hat. Within the house yard are two women in long skirts and a man in a vest and hat. There are large trees with moss surrounding the buildings.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Alyce Claire Cheatham Howell in her Wedding Dress

Description: Photograph of Alyce Cheatham Howell in her wedding dress. The dress is white with lace, a high collar, and puffed sleeves. There is a flower corsage pinned to her chest and large bow in her hair. Her left hand is on her hip and she is wearing a wedding ring. Her right hand is on a wooden chair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[American Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a large industrial cylinder tied to a platform. There is an automobile in the foreground and electrical poles in the background. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "American Bridge."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[American Bridge Division]

Description: Photograph of the transportation of a bridge component. A man is standing on top of the large metal structure and there is a sign that reads, "American Bridge Division, ABC of Safety, Always Be Careful." Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "American Bridge, Chesapeake Bay Tunnel."
Date: unknown
Creator: T.L. Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

American Bridge Fire in 1980

Description: Firemen on the crane of a firetruck spraying water on a building in flames. This was supposedly during the American Bridge Fire in 1980.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anderson Hardware]

Description: Photograph of Anderson Hardware on Fifth Street. It was adveritsed as the best hardware house in Southeast Texas. Six men and two boys stand on the sidewalk in front of the store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anderson School]

Description: Photograph of the Anderson School in Orange, Texas in 1961. Mary Lynn Weir was principal at that time.
Date: April 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anderson School]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance to the Anderson School in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clough's
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum