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Bridge Between Port Arthur and Orange, Texas

Description: Photographic postcard of the cantilever bridge crossing the Neches River in Southeast Texas. It connects Port Arthur with Bridge City in Orange County. It is the highest bridge in Texas and is now known as the Rainbow Bridge. The card was mailed Dec 10, 1950 from Orange, Texas.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange High School, Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard picturing the original Orange High School in Orange, Texas. There are many students standing out side of the entrance while some ride away on bicycles. A picket fence surrounds the school grounds. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "Would be pleased to have a card from you Yours." It is addressed to Frank Brimmer, Greenfield, Mass., 15 Allen St. The postmark reads Orange, Tex. on Oct 27, 1909. There is a stamp in the back reading, "S.M. Depwe, Jr., Mailing Clerk. Oct 27, 3 PM, Post Office Orange, - Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Orange, Texas. The building is constructed of stone and it has a large bell tower over its entryway. The address is 1401 W Park Ave. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "Dear Betty , Les & [ ], We arrived safely Friday afternoon to find beautiful weather, all the roses in bloom, the dogwood just heavenly. I'll write a long letter soon. Love to all, Nat" It is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Herbert, 65 Century Rd., So. Weymouth, 90, Massachusetts. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Mar 25, 1957.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Sunset Grove Country Club in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the Sunset Grove Country Club in Orange, Texas. There is a rock wall in the foreground. Correspondence in the back reads, "Wed. Morn. We spent last nite in Beaumont - went to Port Arthur & eating breakfast in Orange, Texas. Leaving for La - now. Has been cloudy most of time. Magnolia trees as big as big elm trees in Rogers - Love, Eliz & Don" It is addressed to Mrs. W. Province, 2607 N. Shortel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on May 22, 1940.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Sabine Packing Co.]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the "Plant of the Sabine Packing Co., Orange, Texas" The picture shows a number of buildings and barns. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "This is where Joe Spring (Fannie's husband) is working as engineer and also helped to install the machinery in the first place. about 3 miles out on oilfield road - he goes in car - Uncles you know where [ ] lived when we lived in West Orange. Fannie now live two houses over on that Ct. and Joe is doing lots better."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange High School, Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard depicting the old Orange High School. It is a three-story building with steps leading to the doors all around the building. There is a flagpole on top of the roof. Correspondence on the back reads, "May 16/15, This 50 miles from Port Arthur. we came in less than 3 hours with Harvey's car I will tell you all about when I write. A.D. G." It is addressed to Miss Grace E. Cobb, 218 N 3rd St., Olean, NY. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on May 16, 1915.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas. It is also called the Lutcher Memorial Building. This landmark building of Italian marble and Texas granite was one of the first air-conditioned buildings in the United States. A copper dome with stained-glass windows sits atop of the building and an ornate wrought-iron fence surrounds the building. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "4/12/20 Daddy: A nice little town, its public buildings are wonderful but it is dead. There are as many bricks as Fords. We leave for Galveston in a few days. Love, Stan." It is addressed to Mr. Eisenhard, 1512 Gordon St., Allentown, Penna. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on April 12, 1920.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Pinehurst Stables]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Pinehurst Stables in Orange, Texas. They are owned by E.W. Brown, Jr. The large stables are surrounded by tall trees with Spanish moss hanging from their branches.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Residence of J W Link, Orange, Tex.]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the residence of J W Link in Orange, Texas. This large home has porches and balconies that wrap around it. A wrought-iron fence surrounds the grounds. Correspondence on the back reads, "This house is where Dora and Imola Link live. If you do not know what I am talking about Thelma does. Belle" It is addressed to Miss Fay Baughman, c/o Carlisle House, Mineral Wells, Texas. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Aug 14, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum