[Demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building]

Description:

Photograph of the demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building. The building is partially intact with debris surrounding it. In the background, there is a crane. The building was constructed in 1909 by John W. Gates as a memorial for his mother, Mary Gates. It was used as a Municipal Building after 1930, when a new hospital was built on Ninth Avenue by the Sisters of the Incarnate Word.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Creation Date: August 1, 1970
Partner(s):
Port Arthur Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Usage:
Total Uses: 161
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 1, 1970
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 1, 1970
Description:

Photograph of the demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building. The building is partially intact with debris surrounding it. In the background, there is a crane. The building was constructed in 1909 by John W. Gates as a memorial for his mother, Mary Gates. It was used as a Municipal Building after 1930, when a new hospital was built on Ninth Avenue by the Sisters of the Incarnate Word.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 22 cm.

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Keyword(s): Mary Gates Hospital | Municipal Building | buildings | John W. Gates | Mary Gates | demolitions
Partner:
Port Arthur Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PAPL_0566
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth79459
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image