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April 1959, Fire Destroyed the Port Arthur YMCA Building

Description:

Photograph of the remains of the burned YMCA building in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. All that's left are twisted steel I-beams, charred wood, and stone. Firemen can be seen working in the wreckage.

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: 129
Past 30 days: 4
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 burned YMCA building in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. All that's left are twisted steel I-beams, charred wood, and stone. Firemen can be seen working in the wreckage.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 20 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | Young Men's Christian Association
Partner:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MGC_1993-024-02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth201993
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth201993
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
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