University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Howard C. Williams Photograph Collection, 1890-1986



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Williams, Howard C.
Title: Howard C. Williams Photograph Collection
Dates: 1890-1986
Abstract: Collection documents the town of Orange, Texas from 1890-1986, with the majority of the images in the 1900s to 1930s.
Accession No.: 90-184
Extent: 106 photographs
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

These images are copy prints from the personal collection of Dr. Howard C. Williams of Orange, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Collection documents the town of Orange, Texas from 1890-1986, with the majority of the images in the 1900s to 1930s. Included are the Lutcher and Moore Lumber Company, various churches, boats and ships both civilian and military and the Orange Leader and Daily Tribune circulation department on foot and horseback in 1904. Among the parades and gatherings portrayed are church groups and people awaiting the arrival of the U. S. Torpedo Fleet in 1910; individuals include all the sheriffs of Orange County from 1920 to 1968. The Ku Klux Klan from nearby Vidor is also depicted (in 1971). Individual homes, churches, and businesses in Orange, Texas, are identified and dated.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bass, Bob
Brown, Edgar, Jr.
Brown, Gladys
Brown, W. P.
Hilton, J. W.
Holts, Chester
Houson, Georgia
Houston, Cleopatra
Hudson, Shon
Patillo, Allen Buck
Stanfield, L. G.
Meriwether, C. H.
Michaels, George W.
Mitchell, Kasper A.
Tilley, Marion Sebastain
Subjects (Organizations)
Kirby Lumber Company
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Lutcher and Moore Lumber Company
Orange Car and Steel Company
Subjects
Courthouses
Floods
Parades
Ships
Steamboats
Places
Orange (Tex.)
Vidor (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Howard C. Williams Photograph Collection, 1890-1986 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3T233 Photographs