[Billboard for Safe Driving]

Description:

Photograph of Police Officer/Captain Tommy Baxter in front of a billboard for safe driving. He is looking at the billboard with another man in a suit, who is pointing towards it. The billboard reads, "Smart drivers light up at dusk." Writing on the back of the photograph describes the scene and dates it 1961. There is also a stamp that identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.

Creator(s): Watkins, J. C.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County
Creation Date: 1961
Partner(s):
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Usage:
Total Uses: 44
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1961
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1961  
Description:

Photograph of Police Officer/Captain Tommy Baxter in front of a billboard for safe driving. He is looking at the billboard with another man in a suit, who is pointing towards it. The billboard reads, "Smart drivers light up at dusk." Writing on the back of the photograph describes the scene and dates it 1961. There is also a stamp that identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 20 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): billboards | public services
Partner:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MGC_2005-6-7
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth202303
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth202303
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image