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[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

[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

[The Orange Militia]

Description: Photograph of the Orange Rifles (Militia) in front of a restaurant. The men are shown kneeling and standing with rifles. There are people near the entries of the restaurant.
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

[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

Holland Tailor Shop

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Holland Tailor Shop at 612 Fourth Street in Orange, Texas. Five men are in the shop. One man is being measured. There are bolts of fabric and illustration of men's suits on the walls. On the back of the photo it states that Harry Merrill is the man taking measurements.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Launching Platform]

Description: Photograph of seven women and two men on a launching platform that is decorated with flags. A large ship is behind them.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Orr-Bland Addition]

Description: Photograph of a family standing outside a home. Pictured is a man, a woman and a child. The woman holds black cat. The small home has a chicken-wire fence around it and some small trees in the front yard.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Parade on Front Street in 1917]

Description: Photograph of a parade coming down Front Street in 1917. Automobiles and men on horseback are followed by a marching band. Spectators line the sidewalks as the parade passes by.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

E.W. and Carl Bancroft

Description: Photograph of E.W. Bancroft and his son, Carl M. Bancroft standing on a grassy curb in front of an old automobile. E.W. Bancroft is wearing a dark suit with a vest, necktie and hat. Carl Bancroft is wearing a navy uniform with a hat. Behind the car are telephone poles and wires, a tree and a house.
Date: December 1917
Creator: Fox Company
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

[Fourth of July Event]

Description: Photograph of a group of people at a fourth of July event in 1918. Spectators sit on benches watching speakers on a platform with an American flag behind it.
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

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

[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

[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

[Fourth of July 1918]

Description: Photograph of men and women at an Independence Day Celebration on July 4, 1918. A large American flag is in the background.
Date: July 4, 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Fourth of July 1918]

Description: Photograph of men and women at an Independence Day Celebration on July 4, 1918. A large American flag is in the background.
Date: July 4, 1918
Item Type: Photograph