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[Annie Bancroft]

Description: Oval photograph of Annie Bancroft printed on cardboard.
Date: 1898

[First Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Market and Polk in Orange, Texas, prior to 1900. It is a wooden building with a tall steeple.
Date: 1890~

[H.J. Lutcher Home]

Description: Photograph of the H.J. Lutcher home in Orange, Texas around 1898. A horse and carriage stand in the road by the house.
Date: 1898~

Mrs. A.J. Bancroft and Son Arthur

Description: Studio photograph of Mrs. A.J. Bancroft and her son Arthur. She is standing and wearing a dark dress with a jacket, leather gloves, a scarf and decorative hat. Arthur is seated in an elaborately carved chair and wearing a suit with a vest and necktie. His hair is white and he has a mustache. Mrs. Bancroft's hand is on her son's arm. Printed across the bottom of the mat is, "Sellman & Co. The Studio, Huddersfield and St. Annes on the sea."
Date: 1893
Creator: Sellman and Company

[Old Wingate Sawmill on the Sabine River]

Description: Photograph of the Sabine River at Orange, Texas in 1898. In the center is the old Wingate Sawmill, to the right are three ketch-type sailboats that are gaff rigged near the bank.
Date: 1898

[Photograph of Orange, Texas in 1895]

Description: Photograph of Fifth and Main Street location in Orange, Texas in 1895. Main was only a bayou crossed by the Fifth Street bridge. The First Baptist Church is under construction in the background. Wooden fences surround nearby homes.
Date: 1895

School Children in 1894

Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-five schoolchildren posed with their female teacher. There are fourteen girls and eleven boys. The girls wear dresses, four wear pinafores, and one has bows in her hair. The boys wear knickers with jackets and large collars. The school teacher wears a black dress. Behind the group is dark open doorway and a shuttered window.
Date: 1894

[Snow Scene]

Description: Photograph of a rare occurrence in Orange, Texas, a snowy day. Trees, homes and yards are blanketed in snow during the winter of 1895.
Date: 1895