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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[First CavOilCade Dinner]

[First CavOilCade Dinner]

Date: October 14, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of rows of dinners seated and eating with a head table in the background. On the curtain behind reads "We Appreciate Your Faith in Port Arthur". Handwritten on the reverse of the photograph: "1st celebration of CavOilCade" "Oct. 14, 1952 - dinner to salute oil industry. Became CavOilCade in 1953." "Valuable, return picture to: Lyle Vickers, 300 Plaza Circle, Port Arthur, TX."
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Oil Appreciation Dinner]

[Oil Appreciation Dinner]

Date: 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large crowd of men and women standing during a dinner party in Port Arthur, Texas. A banner at the front of the room reads "We Appreciate Your Faith in Port Arthur".
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Million Dollar Pleasure Pier]

[Million Dollar Pleasure Pier]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large group of people walking around the Million Dollar Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, Texas. Several buildings, including concession stands, are visible in the background, and there are rides in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Reception for Governor Shivers]

[Reception for Governor Shivers]

Date: 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men at a reception for Governor Allan Shivers held by the Chamber of Commerce at the Goodhue Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas. They are identified as Brehner, Allan Shivers, Manglesdorf, and Louvier.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Four Men in Suits]

[Four Men in Suits]

Date: January 30, 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four men wearing suits standing together at a party in Port Arthur, Texas. They are, from left to right, Frank Bryan, an unknown man, Jim Rowland, and Lyle Vickers.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Reception for Oil Officials]

[Reception for Oil Officials]

Date: 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large group of men in suits mingling at a reception for oil refinery company officials held at the Port Arthur Club in the Goodhue Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas. The reception was sponsored by Port Arthur's Chamber of Commerce.
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
[Elementary School Drill Team]

[Elementary School Drill Team]

Date: 1952
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Description: Photograph of the Lamar Elementary School Drill Team. The drill team is made up of children in uniforms holding batons. Two girls in the back of the line are holding drums, and a few girls in each line are doing the splits. Handwriting on the border of the photograph dates it from 1952.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Carver School Teachers]

[Carver School Teachers]

Date: 1952
Creator: Briscoe
Description: Photograph of teachers from Carver Elementary School. They are wearing black outfits with flowers pinned to their shoulders. They are in two rows and there are flowers in vases in on the floor.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Woman With Texaco Products]

[Woman With Texaco Products]

Date: July 26, 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman wearing a white shirt advertising Texaco products. She is standing behind a table that has multiple cans of different varieties of motor oil, capella oil, havoline, and other gasoline products.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast