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[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

Armistice Day Parade

Description: Photograph of an Armistice Day Parade in Orange, Texas on November 11, 1918. In the foreground is an American flag covered vehicle. A large crowd is moving towards the top of the photograph. Within the crowd are uniformed men, individuals and families. On the bottom left hand corner are wooden beams.
Date: November 11, 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[J.O. Sims' House]

Description: Photograph of J.O. Sims' house, looking east, before 1919. There is a railroad track running next to the house and a body of water in the foreground of the picture.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph

[Tugboat]

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

[Atlantic Roustabouts]

Description: Photograph of four men standing by an oil derrick with a large crank behind them. Written on the photo is, "Atlantic Roustabouts, H.B. Phillips, Foreman, Orangefield, Texas"
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[Celebration in Stark Park]

Description: Photograph of large celebration. There are many people standing and seated at a long table . There is an American flag on the right side of the photograph and other people in front of houses in the background. Front of photograph: "#22 Celebration in Stark Park. Occasion unknown. Early 1920's. Stark carriage house in background."
Date: 1920~/1929~
Item Type: Photograph

[Fifth and Front Street]

Description: Photograph of Fifth and Front Streets in Orange, Texas. There are cars parked and driving on the street. There is a set of tracks in front of the building.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph