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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

[Attendant at a Humble Gas Station]

Description: Photograph of a Humble gas station attendant standing next to a gas pump around 1950. His uniform has a "Humble" patch on the shirt.
Date: 1950~

[Caution - Bad Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a sign reading, "Caution Bad Bridge 1000ft. Drive Slow" The sign is standing in water from the flood of the Sabine River in 1953.
Date: 1953

[Classroom at Tilley School]

Description: Photograph of two students in a classroom at the Tilley School in Orange, Texas. They are pointing to a poster of book covers of American biographies. Looking on are Principal Myrtle Richardson ans teacher Mary Lynn Weir.
Date: 1950

[Crime Scene in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a crime scene. L - R : Captain L.B. Haydon, Deputy Sheriff Red Bland, Robert Charles Henderson, Alton Williams, and Sheriff Chester Holt. A victim named Mrs. Nick Leon was leaving Weingarten's on Turrett Rd. when she was robbed and stabbed. Henderson was the suspect. He was arrested on September 15, 1952 for the offence.
Date: 1952

[Dr. Siddon's Home]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Siddon's home at 509 Seventh Street in Orange, Texas. Many trees surround this two-story home.
Date: 1952~

[First Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas. This building is also know as the Lutcher Memorial Building because it was was planned, built and underwritten by Mrs. Henry Jacob (Frances Ann) Lutcher as a memorial to the Henry Jacob Lutcher Family. It is an example of classic Greek Revival architecture, completed in 1912. It was one of the earliest air-conditioned buildings in the United States. The church has a large copper dome, large granite Corinthian columns on the front, and exquisite stained-glass windows.
Date: 1950

[Frances Ann Lutcher Hospital]

Description: Photograph of the south side of the Frances Ann Lutcher Hospital in 1950. It is a four-story brick building seen from Second Street.
Date: 1950
Creator: Clough's

[Goldfine's Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Goldfine's Department Store. The shoe department is to the left and men's clothing is to the right.
Date: 1950~

[Holland Hotel]

Description: Photograph of several cars in front of the Holland Hotel. Texas Optical and a jewelry store are near the hotel.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Gunn's Studio

[IOOF Hall in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the IOOF Hall the corner of Main and Fourth Streets. Beneath the club is a Toyland store. Automobiles are parked on the curbs.
Date: 1950~

[Lenore Gasow's Graduation Luncheon]

Description: Photograph of Lenore Gasow's graduation luncheon. Eleven friends stand outdoors under an awning and behind a flower garden in this group portrait. The women all wear dresses, hats and gloves.
Date: June 1958

[Multi-story home]

Description: Photograph of the Bancroft-Lea Home. The home has two chimneys and ionic columns.
Date: April 1958

[National Guard Armory]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the National Guard Armory at Fourteenth and Cypress Streets. It was used as the USO headquarters during World War II. A flag pole stands in the courtyard area.
Date: 1950

[Opening of I-10 Bridge]

Description: Henry Jacob Lutcher Stark shakes hands with John Simmons at the opening of the I-10 bridge in Orange, Texas. Nelda Stark stands beside them.
Date: 1955~

Orange Leader Editor Cullen Browning in a small office

Description: Cullen Browning, editor of the The Orange Leader sits in a small make-shift office at 503-505 Front Ave. Another worker named Ken Freuden can be seen in the back of the room. This was around 1950, when the original office was undergoing renovation.
Date: 1950~

[Orange Tigers "B" Squad, 1951]

Description: Photograph of the Orange Tigers Football "B" Squad. They are in front of a building with "Orange High School Tigers" written on it.
Date: 1951
Creator: Flickinger, B.D.

[Parade in 1950s]

Description: Photograph of a parade in Orange, Texas. Men in western wear are riding horses past a white two-story building.
Date: 1950~