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[Aerial view of Orange]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange, Texas. The facilities of DuPont, Goodrich Gulf, Allied and Spencer are visible as well as the Cow Bayou. The areas are marked with pen on transparent material placed over the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boating on Adams Bayou]

Description: Photograph of two women and a man canoing on Adams Bayou in Orange, Texas. Spanish moss hangs from the trees nearby.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Cattle Trail across Orange County]

Description: Photograph of a map of Orange County showing Opelouses, or old cattle trails, crossing the county. The trail crossed from the Neches River ferry to the ferry on Cow Bayou and Ballou's Ferry into Louisiana.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Cattle at Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of cattle standing in a pasture at Circle Bayou. A body of water is in the background.
Date: January 17, 1911
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Catfish caught in Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of a fisherman's catch: Two freshwater catfish caught at Circle Bayou.
Date: January 19, 1911
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Bug hunters['] camp [at] Circle Bayou

Description: Photograph of a campsite at Circle Bayou in Victoria County. A man sits on a camp stool in a wooded area. A tent and buggy stand in the background. A body of water is behind the campsite.
Date: March 23, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

[Men on Blue Goose Houseboat]

Description: Photograph of men on the Blue Goose Houseboat in Port Arthur, TX. The boat is docked in Taylor Bayou near the Port Arthur Fish Plant. Thirteen men are standing and seated on the deck of the boat. Some are holding bottles in their hands. A sign on the outside of the building reads, "American Lager Beer."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel

Description: This booklet gives an overview of the history of Buffalo Bayou and of the Houston Ship Channel from 1820-1926. The text gives background on how the area became developed and eventually became an "Industrial Waterway of National importance" (p. [3]). The second half of the text focuses on Commodore Charles Morgan and the shipping aspect of the Channel. Costs of building, lists of important council members, and text of letters are included to illustrate the history.
Date: 1926
Creator: Farrar, R. M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Photograph of U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of U.S.S. Texas on display in Buffalo Bayou, taken from the shore with grass visible in the foreground. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photo, it was taken near the San Jacinto Battleground.
Date: September 1993
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[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
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of the Bayou]

Description: Postcard of a bayou in Orange, Texas. There are Cypress trees growing in the water. A bridge crosses the bayou in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, March 8, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins in Waco, Texas with a tinted photograph of Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas; the photograph shows four boats tied next to one another across the bayou. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Dear Mayme, arrived all [] and having a fine time just got home been seeing the drill it was just fine..."
Date: March 8, 1909
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

Caddo Lake State Park

Description: A map of Caddo Lake State Park created by Texas Parks and Wildlife. The map contains the features of the park such as the boundaries of Saw Mill Pond and Big Cypress Bayou, check out times, bathroom locations, parking locations, footpaths, etc. The map contains a picture of an alligator alongside men fishing in a boat.
Date: 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department