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[Crescent City Saloon]

Description: Photograph of men standing outside the Crescent City Saloon on the corner of Fourth and Front Streets in Orange, Texas.
Date: August 18, 1888
Item Type: Photograph
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[Hanging Tree - Orange, Texas]

Description: Sepia photograph picturing a lynching in the "hanging tree" at Fifth and Front Street in Orange, Texas in 1888. Across the street is a saloon. Many spectators are watching, including children. A steam engine is standing by in the background.
Date: August 18, 1888
Item Type: Photograph

[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~
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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~
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade around 1900. Horses pull carts, one carries a man who is talking through a megaphone. Children run alongside of the parade on the street.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[Orange, Texas, The Gate City]

Description: Photograph of the cover to the book, Orange, Texas....The Gate City of the Great State of Texas. A picture of people in a boat on the Sabine River is on the cover. Under the picture it reads, "Watermelon Pastime on the Sabine"
Date: 1901~
Item Type: Photograph

Holland Hotel Kitchen, 1902

Description: Photograph of the kitchen of the Holland Hotel in 1902. On the left side of the frame is a man with a mustache and an apron standing behind a table full of dishes and pots. On the right side of the frame are three men in white suits and hats and one man in a dark suit and tie standing around a counter. Over their heads hangs several pots, pans, and utensils. Next to the man in the dark suit is a shelf with dishes. Behind the people is a row of stoves, shelves, and ovens. In the foreground is a pillar and wooden partition. Typed below the photograph is, "The Modern Kitchen of Holland House. Chef on the left, Steward on right." This photo is from a newspaper clipping, which can be seen on either side of the image.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph