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 Decade: 1970-1979
 Year: 1973
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
[All American City Billboard]

[All American City Billboard]

Date: 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a billboard advertising Port Arthur being selected as an All American City. The billboard consists of an illustration of a building and a seal with stars, stripes, and text that says "All America City Port Arthur, Texas 1973." Text on the billboard says "Congratulations Port Arthur Citizens On Being Selected All America City." A woman and man standing in front of the billboard are identified as Mrs. Leola King and W. J. Dickerson. Accompanying material gives information about the award.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[All American City Committee Members]

[All American City Committee Members]

Date: 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the All American City committee members. They are posing in three rows. In the background, a panel hanging above them says "Grand Ballroom." Text at the bottom of the photograph identifies them as "Left to right: Fred Huber [City Councilman], Claude Ellis [Private citizen], George Wikoff [City Attorney], Bill Maddox [Publisher Port Arthur News], Mrs. Leola King [Private citizen], Pat DeBlanc [citizen], Lyle Vickers [Manager P.A. Chamber of Commerce], James Marshall Green, Sr. [Senior Citizen], W. L. Dickinson [Senior Citizens Group], George Dibrell [City Manager], Maurice Conerly [City Councilman], Van Buckner [Businessman], Arthur Guidry [City Councilman], Reverend Ransom Howard [Minister], Charles Freeman [Businessman], Ernest Meyer [City Secretary] Sam Monroe [Lamar University], Bernis Sadler [Mayor] R. L. Jones, Dave Smith."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[All American City Delegates]

[All American City Delegates]

Date: 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of All American City delegates. In the background, a seal is under a wall consisting of stars, stripes, and text that says "Finalist All American City Port Arthur, Texas." The delegates are identified as S. G. Carruth, Arthur Craft, Reverend Emmitt Barrow, Roy Shotts, Sam Aquilina, Mrs. H. P. Weber, Mrs. W. F. Frederman, Mrs. Gordon Swartz, Mrs. Guy Tritico, Mrs. Thomas F. Hogan, Mrs. M. C. Franklin, Mrs. R. J. Domatti, Mrs. Gloria Freeman Robinson, Mrs. [Mars] Gillman, V. J. Constantine, Mrs. D. R. Cotham, Mrs. Arthur Klebba, Jeff Riley, Mrs. Edward Ladmer, Sam Monroe, Gus DeLee, Mrs. E. J. Baron, Jr., John Hill (State Attorney General), Bernis W. Sadler (Mayor), Ed Watson, John Oden, Thomas F. Hogan, III, William Maddox, Randy Halton, and Jerry O. Jones.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Alongside the Coffin at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

[Alongside the Coffin at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Date: 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of people standing to the left of Lyndon Johnson's casket. Men in military uniforms salute and two women hold their children close by as they face the military personnel holding a United States flag over the coffin. A young boy salutes.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Bugler Performing at Lyndon Johnson's Gravesite]

[Bugler Performing at Lyndon Johnson's Gravesite]

Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of a marine in his dress uniform playing a bugle at Lyndon Johnson's gravesite. A man with his hands in his pockets stands to the right of the marine. A United States flag and a tombstone are seen in the foreground, and a line of trees behind a low metal fence fills the background.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Burial of Lyndon Johnson]

[Burial of Lyndon Johnson]

Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of Lyndon Johnson's burial in the Johnson Family Cemetery. Military personnel stand around Johnson's casket to the left, while a man stands with his hand over his chest near tombstones. Military personnel can be seen behind a low stone wall in the background.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Burial of Lyndon Johnson]

[Burial of Lyndon Johnson]

Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of the burial of Lyndon Johnson at the Johnson Family Cemetery. Military personnel are arranged around Johnson's casket to the lower left. A man stands among tombstones and a U. S. flag to the right. Military personnel are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Funeral Procession for Lyndon Johnson]

[Funeral Procession for Lyndon Johnson]

Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of people lined up under a bridge for the funeral procession of Lyndon Johnson. Lady Bird Johnson is standing near the center of the photo with a saluting man in uniform, and her daughters' families. A photo is sandwiched between this photograph and a largely obscured photograph of mourners.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Honor Guard at Lyndon Johnson's Burial]

[Honor Guard at Lyndon Johnson's Burial]

Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of a military honor guard attending to the burial of Lyndon Johnson. Behind a headstone, two uniformed men in front carry rifles while a third man carries a U. S. flag. A clergyman in a black robe stands behind them, and men in uniform act as pallbearers to Johnson's casket behind him. A crowd of onlookers is visible to the right.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Journalists at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

[Journalists at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of journalists standing behind a stone wall of the Johnson Family Cemetery. They observe and record the funeral of Lyndon Johnson.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
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