April 1959, YMCA Burns to the Ground - Nothing Saved

Description:

Photograph of the remains of the YMCA on the Southeast corner of Austin Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. Fire crews are spraying the wreckage with water. All that remains is a pile of twisted steel I-beams and stone.

Creator(s): Cricchio Studio
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Creation Date: April 1959
Partner(s):
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection(s):
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Usage:
Total Uses: 19
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 1959
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 1959
Description:

Photograph of the remains of the YMCA on the Southeast corner of Austin Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. Fire crews are spraying the wreckage with water. All that remains is a pile of twisted steel I-beams and stone.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Young Men's Christian Association | fires | People - Groups
Partner:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MGC_1993-024-01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth201992
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth201992
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image