[Burning of the White Elephant Ceremony]

Description:

Photograph of the congregation of the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, Texas. The large group of men, women, and children are posing in a semicircle in between the church and an unidentifiable building.

Creator(s): Parson Studio
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Creation Date: September 1931
Partner(s):
First Christian Church of Port Arthur
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 117
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Parson Studio

Located in Port Arthur, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: September 1931
  • Digitized: November 20, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photograph of the congregation of the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, Texas. The large group of men, women, and children are posing in a semicircle in between the church and an unidentifiable building.

Note:

"8" x 10", black/ white photo of the church congregation at the Burning of the White Elephant Ceremony, September 1931. The Church was celebrating the fact that they had paid off all their indebtedness of $8,500 on the cost of the church building."

Physical Description:

1 photograph, b & w ; 8 in. x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): First Christian Church | Men | Women | Children
Partner:
First Christian Church of Port Arthur
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: FCCPA_0004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth34945
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image