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[War Marvel]

Description: Photograph of the wooden-hulled ship, War Marvel, just after being launched. The photo shows her stern. There are tugboats moving her in the Sabine River and docks to the left side. Flags decorate her deck.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Photograph

[Christening of the Ship, War Marvel]

Description: Photograph of the christening and launching of the wooden ship, War Marvel, at National Shipbuilding Company in Orange, Texas. A scaffold stands at her bow holding the men and women taking part in the ceremony. Large American flags decorate her prow.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Photograph

[War Marvel in the Water]

Description: Photograph of the ship "War Marvel" in the river near Orange, Texas. The ship is decorated with flags. Two tugboats are working to move her. Two people are in a rowboat near her bow.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Photograph

[Hill Motor Company]

Description: Photograph of the Hill Motor Company in Orange, Texas in 1918. Lined up in front of the building are eleven Fords. The front is landscaped with palm trees.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Orange Depot]

Description: Photograph of the Orange Depot in 1915. Passengers stand on the platform as the steam engine pulls the train into the station.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Tugboat]

Description: Photograph of two men and the tugboat Smyth. The man standing is named McCarver.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Fifth and Main]

Description: Photograph of Fifth and Main Streets in Orange, Texas, looking south. First National Bank is to the right and the Wells Fargo Office is to the left. Horse-drawn carriages are in the street.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[New Holland Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the New Holland Hotel in Orange, Texas in 1910. The three-story structure has a turret on one corner with a flag pole on top of it. There are palm trees and a gazebo outside the hotel.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Touring Car on a Train]

Description: Photograph of a touring car being transported on a railroad car from Orange, Texas to a vacation site. The owner is probably Lutcher Stark, taken in 1914.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[The Stark Building]

Description: Photograph of the Stark Building in Orange, Texas in 1910. It is a two-story brick building. Horse-drawn carriages and carts stand outside in the street.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Business Houses on Front Street]

Description: Photograph of a corner on Front and Fourth Street in Orange, Texas. Horse-drawn carts are on the streets. Where Smith Cleaners is now. Once was the longest bar in Texas. The Stark Building is to the right.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[View in Fifth Street, Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard of Fifth Street in Orange, Texas. Horse-drawn carriages are parked on the both sides of the street. A barber shop is on the far left with a city market next-door to it. Awnings cover the sidewalk in front of the businesses. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "will send this today will rite a letter Sunday got your letter the other day and all so the papers am [ ] I am feeling fine and awfully lazy don't now what I [ ] maybe next I can find something to do all the time. Carrie." It is addressed to Mrs. Daniel Bly in Carterville, Mo. It is postmarked Orange, Tex on Feb 4, 1910.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Postcard

[1917 Pumper]

Description: Photograph of a 1917 Pumper truck that won an award in LaFrance's 150th Anniversary Festivities in Elmira, New York.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Ochiltree Home on the Sabine River]

Description: Photograph of Col. Hugh Ochiltree's home on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. It is a two-story house with a turret next to the porch. A boat is moored next to the house. Sam Houston is believed to have stayed in this house.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Orange Leader Staffers and Printers in 1915]

Description: Photograph of staffers and printers at the Orange Leader around 1915. Three of them are identified: Matt Larson, far right, Mike Claybar, fourth from right, and Meredith Smith, second from right. They are standing outside the Post Office.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Motorized Fire Engine in 1916]

Description: Group of men standing in front of a new motorized fire engine at a fire station in Orange, Texas. George Rexes sits in the driver's seat. Others in the photo include: W.L. Adams, Mr. Caldwell, Mr. Spaull, E.P. Nies, Calvin Stakes, Shorty Gants, A.W. Barron, Wright Roan, George Caldwell, Jack Depew, Joe Crager, Jeff Guill and Dave Moskier.
Date: 1916
Creator: Hogan
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Flooded Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a view of Main Street in Orange, Texas during a flood in 1916. There are people standing in the knee-deep water. Tall telephone poles, houses and trees line the road. A sign is in the foreground on the left side of the frame. "Main St." is written and faded on the right side.
Date: 1916
Creator: Ferris, C.K.
Item Type: Photograph

Plowed Land, Tractors and Cars

Description: Photograph of a group of men in hats standing on or around old cars, tractors, and buggies. In the foreground is a plowed field. Written on the bottom is, "About 1918".
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph