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[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange Texas along the Sabine River. In the foreground is the railroad tracks and storage buildings, a ship is seen to the left. In the background is the Port of Orange. The building in the foreground is an older Port of Orange. Those buildings have been replaced with a newer Port of Orange. Levingston Shipyard would eventually build on the island in center left. Above the island is the town Orange, and in the background to the discerning eye is Consolidated Steel, or American Bridge division of US Steel and today Signal International.
Date: June 26, 1948
Creator: B.A. Lang
Partner: Heritage House Museum

A History of Orange

Description: This book explores the history of Orange, Texas through the eyes of Robert E. Russell. Spanning large parts of the nineteenth century, it includes information about historical events, trade, social customs, and genealogical records pertaining to Robert E. Russell. Numerous photographs and references compiled by Loren LeBlanc are also included.
Date: 1998
Creator: Orange County Historical Society (Tex.)
Partner: Orange County Historical Society

[River Front, Orange, Texas]

Description: Color postcard depicting the river front in Orange, Texas. Businesses line the shore and a boat is heading in towards the town. Correspondence on the back reads, "How are all at your house. We like our new home fine. go fishing and have fine luck - come over and go along. When are you going to your sisters - are you still busy on Fridays. love to all- Hattie C." It is addressed to Mrs. Hall, Jennings, La.
Date: unknown
Creator: C.T. American Art
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Orange Texas Shipyards]

Description: Aerial view of the shipyards at Orange Texas along the Sabine River. The bridge to Louisiana is in the upper right. Part of Levingston Island can be seen to the left and downtown Orange is at the top left. This is after WWII and before Levingston expanded to the island on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Transcript of essay entitled, "Memoirs on the Western Boundary of the United States", no date]

Description: Copy of transcript for an essay entitled, "Memoirs on the Western Boundary of the United States", in which the author discusses the changing ownership of western and southern territories, and advocates for the United States to acquire both Texas and Santa Fe de Nuevo México.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of copy of an incomplete translation of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Political Chief of Texas, [1826?]]

Description: Copy of transcript for an incomplete translated letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Political Chief of Texas (either Rafael Gonzales or Victor Blanco) concerning the alliance of Native American tribes and Anglo American colonists, which could result in a possible uprising.
Date: [1826?]
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown recipient; 7. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to T. H. Benton; 8. a letter from Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson; and 9. a description of the boundaries and size of Texas by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 25, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Harrison County

Description: County map of the Piney Woods region covering Harrison County, Texas. The mile marks on the boundary between Texas and Louisiana is indicated on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: October 1880
Partner: Texas General Land Office