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Model of Tugboat 174

Description: Photograph of a model for Tugboat 174. It is set atop a wooden table and is complete with wires and lifeboats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Hanging on Front Street in Orange, Texas

Description: Photograph of a hanging on Front Street in Orange, Texas. On the left side of the frame is a tree next to a storefront from which a man is hanging from one of the limbs. On the ground are several men and boys, some in hats and vests. Across the street are more buildings and a boardwalk with a sign that reads, "Saloon". On the right side of the frame is a train and railroad tracks that lead into the foreground. Typed across the top of the photograph is, "Hanging on Front about turn of century either fourth or fifth."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Green Avenue Parade with Japanese Costumes

Description: Photograph of the Green Avenue Parade in Orange, Texas. There is a man on the left side of the frame in a black uniform, a cart full of flowers in front of him and a long line of men and women in Japanese costumes with some holding umbrellas are walking away down the street. On the right side of the frame are two women in long dresses with hats and a few little boys wearing knickers and caps. Behind the parade are several aspen trees, a house with a porch and telephone poles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Green Avenue in 1902]

Description: Photograph of a man walking on Green Avenue in 1902. Back of photograph: "Green Avenue 1902: Green Avenue was the first street in Orange to be paved. This was done with part of proceeds of the county's first road bonds, issued in 1919. This picture was taken in 1902 between Fourth and Fifth Streets. The person in foreground is J.C. Peet."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

W.E. Lea Home

Description: Photograph of the old W.E. Lea Mansion in Orange, Texas. The home has a large wrap-around porch and balcony with a smaller balcony on the third story. In the front and around the sides are columns. There are several tall trees around the house and a fence that surrounds it. Lined up in front of the house on the street are old fire trucks and in front of those are many men in dark suits with ties and hats and also some firemen in uniform. Typed across the top of the photograph is, "GREEN AVENUE MANSION - The First Baptist Church Youth Building now sits on the site where once a majestic mansion stood on Green Avenue between Fifth and Sixth Streets. It originally came from Sholars heirs to Lou Bettis. It was remodeled by George Bancroft and later became the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Lea. Still later it became Noguess Mortuary. It was torn down in 1959 to make way for the Baptists building. Occasion for line-up of firemen and trucks unknown.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange Daily Leader Building}

Description: Photograph of the Orange Daily Leader building. An automobile is parked nearby. A sign reading, "Orange Daily Leader Job Printing" hangs perpendicular to the building over the sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Nibletts Bluff Cemetary Marker

Description: Photograph of a marker at Nibletts Bluff Cemetary. The marker reads, "Nibletts Bluff Cemetery Est. 1860 Donated by Joe Runnels Orange, Tex." The marker is set atop a brick podium.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Rebecca Flickinger Receives an Award]

Description: Photograph and short article of Rebecca Flickinger as she receives the "School Bell Award" in 1968 at the Texas State Teachers Association convention.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Remodeling Job at 503 Front Street]

Description: Photograph of a remodeling job at 503 Front Street in 1950. A man is standing on a desk, lifting a board, while a woman types at a desk next to him. They both wear hardhats. The man wears a nail bag with '"Harding & Lawler Building Materials" written on it.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Parade on unpaved streets]

Description: Photograph of a parade on unpaved streets in Orange. There are people on either side of the street and men sitting on top of the building. Back of photograph: "Part of Orange History - The Orange Leader and Tribune have occupied a number of locations in Orange during the past 107 years. This photo is of the building it occupied on Fifth Street between Front and Division. The first location in 1875 w as at Second and Front, to whcih it returned in 1964. Others were on Main Street and between Fourth and Fifth, at 503-505 Front now used by Levingston Shipbuilding Co., as a boat house."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Mary Alice Lakey

Description: Photograph of Mary Alice Lakey holding a camera box and several dark slides for a large-format camera. She is wearing a long striped skirt, rubber boots, trench coat and cap. Typed below the bottom of the photograph is, "AMONG FIRST LEADER PHOTOGRAPHERS - Mary Alice Lakey, now Mrs. Elson of Hetland, S.D., was one of the first staff photographers combined with her skills as a talented news reporter and feature writer. It was not unusual for her to cover tragic events or stormy weather, take pictures and go directly to a meeting without having the time to change clothing. The photography equipment was heavy and cumbersome in addition to carrying notebook and pencils. Then, as today, all reporters double as photographers on the staff. However, thanks to the versatile and lightweight 35 MM cameras, it helps to make the work easier."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Portrait of Bob Axelson]

Description: Photograph of Bob Axelson holding a camera. Back caption; " 'Frog Strangler Rains' - Several inches of rain in less than 14 hours contributed to flash flooding throughout the Orange area in 1958. Shown here upon his return to the office is reporter Bob Axelson, now Managing Editor of The Leader, in what was standard rain gear for the editorial staff. Standard meant whatever was handy and disposable. The big 4 by 5 inch. Speed Graphic Camera, heavy but reliable, was standard equipment used in those days."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

American Bridge Fire in 1980

Description: Firemen on the crane of a firetruck spraying water on a building in flames. This was supposedly during the American Bridge Fire in 1980.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[J.W. Link Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the J.W. Link mansion at Ninth & Green St. in Orange, Texas. The house has a wrap around porch and balconies above the entrance on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Palm trees and a stone fence decorate the property.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Truck-train accident on Highway 87

Description: Photograph of a truck- train accident on Highway 87, November 1972. The 51 year old driver from Groves walked away unscathed but the truck was split in half, spilling the bags of an unknown substance on the highway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ochiltree Home on the Sabine River]

Description: Photograph of Col. Hugh Ochiltree's home on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. It is a two-story house with a turret next to the porch. A boat is moored next to the house. Sam Houston is believed to have stayed in this house.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Fifth Street in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph looking north on Front Street in Orange, Texas in 1911. Lamp posts are on the corners and automobiles drive down the street.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[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
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orangefield Oil Field in 1927

Description: Photograph of the Orangefield Oil Field. In the foreground are pipes with wheel cranks and a wooden bridge on the top of two tanks with a large tank behind that. On the ground on the right side of the frame are many fat and skinny pipes lined up. In the background are numerous spindletops.
Date: May 31, 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[1885 Fire Wagon]

Description: Photograph and description of Orange's volunteer firemen standing by a fire wagon in 1885. This is the oldest known picture of an Orange scene.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum