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OK, here's a bunch of pictures of interest to us. :good



TITLE: May Festival Parade, Merrill's Ranch Market Float, Orange, California, 1940-1950

PHOTO DATE: c1945

DESCRIPTION: May Festival Parade, Merrill's Ranch Market Float, Orange, California, 1940-1950. Image shows several women employees wearing bonnets and farm dresses riding in a horse-drawn wagon at the corner of Chapman Avenue and Orange Street. Reggie and wife Irene Merrill are sitting in the driver's seat. Signage on side of wagon reads "IF YER LOOKIN' FER STUFF TO EAT / MERRILL'S Ranch MARKET / JUSET CAIN'T BE BEAT!" Crowds are visible in background on the sidewalk and peering from windows of Elks Lodge building.


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TITLE: Orange Harvest Festival Parade, Orange, California, 1947

PHOTO DATE: 1947-09-13

DESCRIPTION: Orange Harvest Festival Parade in Orange, California, on Saturday, September 13, 1947. Image shows view looking east down East Chapman Avenue away from the Plaza, with the parade visible down center of street. Elks Lodge building visible at the left. Crowds line sidewalks and along street barricades, with flags draped across Chapman Avenue.


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TITLE: May Day Parade with Perkins Bakery float, Orange, California, 1949

PHOTO DATE: 1949-05

DESCRIPTION: May Day Parade with Perkins Bakery float, Orange, California, May, 1949. Image shows float decorated as a wedding cake with Darlene Harms and Erich Vollmer dressed as bride and groom standing under archway. "PERKIN'S BAKERY" is written across end of float, which is going west on East Chapman Avenue towards the Plaza, passing in front of the Elks Building (211 East Chapman). Banners hang across the street. The Union Service Station is in the rear, at the right. The May Festival, which began in 1933 and also included the May Day Parade, continued to be held until 1991.


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TITLE: Parade float truck in Plaza Square, Orange, California, ca. 1950

PHOTO DATE: c1950

DESCRIPTION: Parade float truck in Plaza Square, Orange, California, ca. 1950. Image shows truck loaded with approximately 30 youngsters proceeding down East Chapman Avenue, turning north onto Orange Street. The Elks building is visible in background. Identified riding on truck are Joan Lemberg, Annette Crouch, Dorothy Davidson, Betty Smith, June Horton, Joan Ruemont, Thelma Rushing, Jimmie Jorman, Betty Critser, Barbara McGuire, Idena Welsh, Beverly Fitschen, and Millie Parham White. Parade watchers crowd the sidewalks along the Plaza. Truck door painted with advertising for "BELFAST BEVERAGES."


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TITLE: Elks Float in the May Day Parade, Orange, California, 1950

PHOTO DATE: 1950-05-22

DESCRIPTION: Elks Float in the May Day Parade, on East Chapman Avenue in Orange, California, May 22, 1950. Signage on the float: Charity - Fidelity - Brotherly Love - B. P. O. Elks #1475."


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TITLE: May Day Parade, Orange, California, 1951

PHOTO DATE: 1951-05-21

DESCRIPTION: May Day Parade, Anaheim School Band, Orange, California, 1951. Image shows view along East Chapman with color guard of three U.S. Navy sailors marching down the street, one carrying the American flag. Elks Building visible in background left. The May Festival, which began in 1933 and also included the May Day Parade, continued to be held until 1991.


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TITLE: May Day Parade, Orange, California, 1951

PHOTO DATE: 1951-05-21

DESCRIPTION: May Day Parade, Orange, California, 1951. Image shows view down East Chapman Avenue with two white Arabian horses pulling buggy. Crowds line the street, with Elks building visible at far left. The May Festival, which began in 1933 and also included the May Day Parade, continued to be held until 1991.


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TITLE: Orange Lionettes, Orange, California

PHOTOGRAPHER: Field, Weldon

PHOTO DATE: 1951-10

DESCRIPTION: Police directing traffic as the bus carrying the World Champion Orange Lionettes moves down East Chapman Avenue to the Plaza in Orange, California, October, 1951. The Elks lodge and 76 station are on the left. First Christian Church, a cleaners and a hardware on the right.  The lot where the church stands is where current day City Hall is located.


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TITLE: Orange Lionettes, Orange, California

PHOTOGRAPHER: Field, Weldon

PHOTO DATE: 1951-10

DESCRIPTION: The Orange Fire Department truck, leading the bus carrying the World Champion Orange Lionettes into town on East Chapman Avenue, heading west towards the plaza in Orange, California, October, 1951. The Elks lodge and 76 station are on the left. First Christian Church, a cleaners and a hardware on the right. The lot where the church stands is where current day City Hall is located.


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TITLE: Members of the Orange Elks Lodge 1475, Orange, California

PHOTOGRAPHER: Buena Park Photo Shop, 877 Grand Ave., Buena Park, California

PHOTO DATE: c1958

DESCRIPTION: Members of the Orange Elks Lodge 1475, 211 East Chapman Avenue, Orange, California, ca. 1958. Only identified member is Wesley Davis, second from right, top row.


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TITLE: Orange Elks Lodge #1475, Orange, California, 1964

PHOTO DATE: 1964-06-15

DESCRIPTION: Group of members of the Orange Elks Lodge #1475, at 211 East Chapman Avenue, Orange, California, June 15, 1964. Members are left to right: Edward Cebula, Inner Guard; Gene Plaines, Chaplain; George Merriman, Tiler; Jake Ezell, Esquire; Elmer Wolfe, Esteemed Leading Knight; Russell Tanner, State Vice President; Vern Huck, State President; Robert Tunstall, Exalted Ruler; Joseph Koontz, Lecturing Knight; Wesley Davis, Acting Loyal Knight.


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TITLE: Orange Elks Lodge #1475 in Orange, California, 1965

PHOTO DATE: c1965

DESCRIPTION: The Orange Elks Lodge #1475 located at 211 East Chapman Avenue in Orange, California, 1965. A furniture store occupied the ground level, and the Elks meeting rooms and lodge hall on the upper levels of the building. The building was constructed in 1925 for the Orange Odd Fellows but they lost their building in foreclosure, and the Elks took over at the end of 1925.


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TITLE: George McIntyre presents a plaque to Wesley W. Davis in the Elks Lodge, Orange, California, 1968

PHOTO DATE: 1968-12

DESCRIPTION: Exalted Ruler, George McIntyre presenting Past Exalted Ruler, Wesley W. Davis with a plaque honoring him for his many years of service to the Orange Elks Lodge #1475, Orange, California, December, 1968. Wesley Davis served as Exalted Ruler of the Orange Lodge during 1945 - 1946.


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TITLE: East Chapman Avenue looking east from Orange Plaza, Orange, California, ca. 1970

PHOTOGRAPHER: City of Orange staff

PHOTO DATE: c1970

DESCRIPTION: Looking east from the Orange Plaza down East Chapman Avenue, Orange, California. Visible on left are First National Bank, Matthew Furniture, BPOE [Elks Building], Union 76; on right are Cringle, Swift, Jordan & Company, Watson's Drugs, World Travel Bureau, Orange Savings & Loan.


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TITLE: May Festival Parade with Elks Club Float, Orange, California, ca. 1970

PHOTO DATE: c1970

DESCRIPTION: May Festival Parade with Elks Club Float, Orange, California, ca. 1970. Image shows view from the east with the two-piece floal in front of the First National Bank. The first float has signage that reads "ELKS COMMUNITY PROJECTS"and is decorated with the image of an elk's head. The second has a several children seated on the float, with a mission archway and friar on a raised platform at the back of the float, with signage that reads, "CONTINUING THE WORK OF FATHER SERRA" along the side.


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TITLE: East Chapman Avenue, Orange, California, 1970

PHOTO DATE: 1970-02-18

DESCRIPTION: East Chapman Avenue from the Orange Plaza, Orange, California, February 18, 1970. Image shows view looking east, with the First National Bank visible at the left, and past North Orange Street at the corner is the Elks building, with the Union 76 Gas Station at the next corner.


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TITLE: East Chapman Avenue, Orange, California, 1970

PHOTO DATE: 1970-02-18

DESCRIPTION: East Chapman Avenue from the Orange Plaza, Orange, California, February 18, 1970. Image shows view looking east, with the First National Bank visible at the left, and past North Orange Street at the corner is the Elks building, with the Union 76 Gas Station at the next corner. Watson Drugs is visible on the right.


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TITLE: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, 1980

PHOTOGRAPHER: Gould, Dick, Orange Camera Shop

PHOTO DATE: 1980-10-22

DESCRIPTION: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley held in the Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks in Orange, California, October 22, 1980. Arrival of guest of honor escorted by Art Green, esquire, Orange Lodge.


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TITLE: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, 1980

PHOTOGRAPHER: Gould, Dick

PHOTO DATE: 1980-10-22

DESCRIPTION: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, held in the Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, in Orange, California, October 22, 1980. Bartley is being escorted by Thomas Towns and Garland Coltrane, life members.


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TITLE: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, 1980

PHOTOGRAPHER: Gould, Dick

PHOTO DATE: 1980-10-22

DESCRIPTION: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley held in the Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks in Orange, California, October 22, 1980. Left to right: Ivan Swanger, Celebration Chairman [at podium]; John Mace, Chaplain; Marlin Dustin, Exalted Ruler of the Orange Lodge.


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TITLE: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, 1980

PHOTOGRAPHER: Gould, Dick

PHOTO DATE: 1980-10-22

DESCRIPTION: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley held in the Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks in Orange, California, October 22, 1980. Left to right: John Mace, Marlin Dustin, George Bartley, Thomas Towns and Garland Coltrane.


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TITLE: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, 1980

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PHOTO DATE: 1980-10-22

DESCRIPTION: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley held in the Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks in Orange, California, October 22, 1980. R. Leonard Bush, William Brunner, Richard, Striley, Oscar Stutheit, Art Green, and Ivan Swanger on stage at celebration.


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TITLE: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, 1980

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PHOTO DATE: 1980-10-22

DESCRIPTION: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley held in the Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks in Orange, California, October 22, 1980. Left to right: Marlin Dustin, George Bartley [seated], and R. Leonard Bush.


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TITLE: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, 1980

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PHOTO DATE: 1980-10-22

DESCRIPTION: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley held in the Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks in Orange, California, October 22, 1980. George Bartley is sitting in the chair. Behind him, left to right: Oscar Stutheit, R. Leonard Bush, Marlin Dustin and Ivan Swanger.


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TITLE: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, 1980

PHOTOGRAPHER: Gould, Dick

PHOTO DATE: 1980-10-22

DESCRIPTION: 100th Birthday Celebration for George M. Bartley, Orange Lodge No. 1475, B. P. O. Elks, Orange, California, October 22, 1980. Life Member Lynn B. Wallace (O.U.H.S. Class of 11/27/23) is standing at the right of honoree George Bartley (October 21, 1880-March 5, 1982).


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