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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1955
 Collection: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Aerial View of Drawbridge]

[Aerial View of Drawbridge]

Date: September 17, 1955
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Description: Aerial photograph of Pleasure Pier Drawbridge. A large ship has just passed through the bridge and it is still drawn. There are cars waiting for the ship to pass, and the town can be seen on the other side of the river. A stamp on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[First Annual Baby Contest in Port Arthur]

[First Annual Baby Contest in Port Arthur]

Date: February 6, 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of people and babies, from the First Annual Baby Contest in Port Arthur. There is handwriting identifying each person, and the baby on the far left is labeled as the winner of the contest. The baby is wearing a while outfit and bonnet, and is in the lap of a man in a suit. The image is dated March 6, 1955.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Aerial View of Ship Passing Through Drawbridge]

[Aerial View of Ship Passing Through Drawbridge]

Date: 1955
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Description: Aerial photograph of a ship and a town on the edge of a river. The ship is passing through a bridge identified as Please Pier Drawbridge, and cars can be seen waiting for it to pass. The buildings extend into the background.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Car With King and Queen of Carver School]

[Car With King and Queen of Carver School]

Date: 1955
Creator: Briscoe
Description: Photograph of two children in a convertible car with a sign for the King and Queen of Carver School. The children are wearing crowns and capes, and the girl is holding a bouquet of flowers. A man in a hat and glasses is driving the car.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of "Big Bopper" J. P. Richardson and Teetsie]

[Photograph of "Big Bopper" J. P. Richardson and Teetsie]

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of J. P. and Adrianne Richardson sitting at a diner table and drinking.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Staff Posing in Front of Restaurant]

[Staff Posing in Front of Restaurant]

Date: 1955
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a group of people identified as staff of The Schooner Restaurant standing outside. There are two women in white dresses and two men, and they are standing by the corner of the building. There are four visible cars parked in front of the restaurant. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas., and dates the image 1955.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast