Rocket Lounge, Ben Blackledge, Mayor for 27 years

Description:

Photograph of Ben Blackledge, the mayor of Kemah, Texas for 27 years, and the interior of Rocket Lounge. Three men sit on stools at the bar counter, and a man stands behind the bar. Cigars and beer are vended behind the bar, and several tables, chairs, and booths are placed throughout the lounge. A table shuffleboard is also visible.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Kemah
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Kemah Historical Society
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 186
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: February 15, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Kemah
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Photograph of Ben Blackledge, the mayor of Kemah, Texas for 27 years, and the interior of Rocket Lounge. Three men sit on stools at the bar counter, and a man stands behind the bar. Cigars and beer are vended behind the bar, and several tables, chairs, and booths are placed throughout the lounge. A table shuffleboard is also visible.

Physical Description:

1 film negative : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): bars | Kemah, Texas | lounges | Ben Blackledge | Rocket Lounge | mayors
Partner:
Kemah Historical Society
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: KHS_38
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth21935
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public