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 County: Jefferson County, TX
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1953
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[Christmas Caroling Party 1953]

[Christmas Caroling Party 1953]

Date: 1953
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church Christmas Caroling Party in 1953. Many carolers are standing in front of two parked buses singing. Janis Joplin, who became a noted rock star in the music world in the late 1960's, is standing on the steps of the bus in a white sweatshirt.
Contributing Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur
[Chuck Wagon Youth Dinner]

[Chuck Wagon Youth Dinner]

Date: October 25, 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Chuck Wagon Youth Dinner at the First Christian Church. A large number of men, women, teenagers, and children are spread out on a yard in a residential area. Some people are standing but most are sitting on the grass.
Contributing Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur
[Photograph of Flood, Green Avenue at River]

[Photograph of Flood, Green Avenue at River]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the 1953 flood in Orange, Texas. This photo shows a couple of billboards advertising beer on Green Avenue. The signs are standing in water.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Vesper Services Camp Wildurr]

[Vesper Services Camp Wildurr]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the young campers of Camp Wildurr.
Contributing Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur
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