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A History of Orange

Description: This book explores the history of Orange, Texas through the eyes of Robert E. Russell. Spanning large parts of the nineteenth century, it includes information about historical events, trade, social customs, and genealogical records pertaining to Robert E. Russell. Numerous photographs and references compiled by Loren LeBlanc are also included.
Date: 1998
Creator: Orange County Historical Society (Tex.)
Partner: Orange County Historical Society

[Postcard of Bayou St. John in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a red roofed estate near a body of water with two white boats near the edge of the water. The letter is illegible but for the first sentence, "How is my dear little girl today?" The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: March 31, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Camp Nichols in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a large white house behind two people standing near the white bridge crossing a body of water. Camp Nichols was a home for Confederate soldiers. The letter on the back is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: April 2, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Charity Hospital]

Description: Postcard of a white estate with red shuttered windows and a horse-drawn cart traveling down the street along the trolley car line. The letter on the back is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: April 4, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Delta Line Cruise Ship]

Description: Postcard of a white Delta Line cruise ship on the sea with a shore in the background, planes soaring through the air, and a much smaller red and white boat sailing towards the cruise liner. Below the picture, Delta Line's logo is printed before the locations the cruise stops at, "Delta Line from New Orleans to Brazil * Uruguay * Argentina." On the back, "Illustrated on the opposite side is one of three luxurious Delta Liners now in service between New Orleans and the East Coast of South America," is written.
Date: unknown
Creator: Delta Line
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of French Market in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of blue roofed market stalls with a line of carts drawn by horses on a cobblestone street. The letter reads, "Don't you wish you were here with us? How is "Mary Cobb" be loving herself. Keep your eye on her I have a ..." the rest of the letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington, West Va."
Date: May 28, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens]

Description: Postcard of pine trees in the background with white and pink flowers in the foreground. On the back, the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana The tower on the highest level of the gardens attracts attention through the four seasons, especially in the spring when azaleas and dogwood and other seasonal flowers form interesting vistas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Advertising Mart, Inc. & Jim Hampson
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens in Fall]

Description: Postcard of rows of red, yellow, and white flowers lining a stone banked stream. On the back, the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana The exotic colors of fall attract many visitors to Louisiana's Garden in the Forest."
Date: April 15, 1968
Creator: Jim Hampson & Advertising Mart, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Motor Inn]

Description: Postcard of people sitting or swimming in an inground pool in with two umbrellas offering shade at two tables. A two story building sits in the background. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Motor Inn and Restaurant Many, Louisiana Across Highway 171 from beautiful Hodges Gardens "The Garden in the Forest" Fifty lovely, spacious rooms, free television and pool. Excellent Restaurant with Meeting and Banquet Facilities. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Williams, Co-Owners and Managers."
Date: unknown
Creator: Strykers' Western Fotocolor
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens New Daylilies]

Description: Postcard of blooming yellow daylilies beneath the shade of the treeline, while a man, woman, and child walk among them. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Garden Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana Plantations of colorful daylilies in Hodges Gardens include test beds of new types."
Date: unknown
Creator: Advertising Mart, Inc. & Carolyn Ramsey
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Pine Saplings]

Description: Postcard of pine saplings and yellow flowers with concrete walkways. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many Louisiana Summer opens with a blaze of color from the plantations of daylilies in Hodges Gardens."
Date: unknown
Creator: Advertising Mart, Inc. & Carolyn Ramsey
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Stream]

Description: Postcard of a stream winding towards the lake with scattered trees and yellow flowers along the side. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana A carpet of colorful pansies is an attraction every spring at Hodges Gardens, a year-round chain of flowers in the pine hills of Western Louisiana. Azaleas, tulips, dogwood in delicate pink and white, and masses of wild azalea and fragrant yellow jasmine form a brilliant spring show."
Date: April 15, 1968
Creator: Jim Hampson & Advertising Mart, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Little Theater]

Description: Postcard of several colorful buildings lining the street where one green car is parked. Each building has a fenced balcony. On the back, the postcard adds "The Little Theater The Little Theater with a membership of nearly 3,000 has a nation-wide reputation. It is located at 616 St. Peter Street and forms the center of the Art Colony, a prominent feature in the life of old New Orleans."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Little Theater 2]

Description: Postcard of several colorful buildings lining the street where one green car is parked. Each building has a fenced balcony. On the back, the postcard adds "The Little Theater The Little Theater with a membership of nearly 3,000 has a nation-wide reputation. It is located at 616 St. Peter Street and forms the center of the Art Colony, a prominent feature in the life of old New Orleans."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Maison Blanche in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a large white building with pink accents dwarfing the other buildings on the street. The letter on the back reads "Hello Mamie, worried o.k. Will leave here at 9:15 for OU. Be good and write soon, Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 30, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum