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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1953
 Collection: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Decorated Stores]

[Decorated Stores]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of decorated stores on a road in Port Arthur, Texas. A few cars are parked in front of the buildings.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Parade Queen]

[Parade Queen]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Barbara Putnam sitting on the back of a convertible during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A crowd of people stand in front of the building in the background.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Plaque on Chamber of Commerce Building]

[Plaque on Chamber of Commerce Building]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a plaque on the Chamber of Commerce building in Port Arthur, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
Texaco Main Gate 1953

Texaco Main Gate 1953

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the main gate of Texaco in 1953. The gate is attended by a single guard. To the left of the gate is a building bearing a large sign declaring that there has been 1,594,538 man hours since the last "lost time injury." There is also a sign requesting that no reading material be carried inside, and other sign on the gate that requests that no matches be carried inside. Two boxes written with the words "Red Head Matches" stand in front of the building.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Woman Sitting on Small Car]

[Woman Sitting on Small Car]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman in a long dress with flowers in her hair sitting on a small car driven by a young boy in a cowboy hat, during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A man walks beside them, and a crowd of people stand in front of the building in the background.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast