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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1951
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
[Back View of Water Treatment Plant]

[Back View of Water Treatment Plant]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a back exterior view of a Port Arthur Water Treatment Plant. In front of the buildings, there is a 100,000 gallon elevated storage tank. In the foreground, there are three sets of railroad tracks.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Brown Derby]

[Brown Derby]

Date: 1951~
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Brown Derby, a bar and hotel on 648 Procter Street. An awning hangs from the building, and signs on it say "Coca-Cola" and "Brown Derby." In the foreground, there is a woman standing on the sidewalk and cars parked along the curb.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Construction of Water Tower]

[Construction of Water Tower]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the construction of a one million gallon water tower in Pioneer Park. Half of the tank of the tower has not been built. There are men and construction equipment in the tank and also on the ground.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Construction of Water Tower]

[Construction of Water Tower]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the construction of a one million gallon water tower in Pioneer Park. Half of the tank of the tower has not been built. There are men and construction equipment in the tank. In the background, there are buildings; a four story tall building is identified as Saint Mary Hospital.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Dorothy Attkisson on School Porch]

[Dorothy Attkisson on School Porch]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Dorothy Attkisson on the porch of the Lower Valley School building. She is wearing a floral patterned blouse and is sitting in front of a brick column.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[Katt Family At School]

[Katt Family At School]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Katt family with Maxine Watts outside Lower Valley School. From left to right are Maxine Watts, Alma Katt, Linda Haecker Katt, Sylvia Katt, Arthur Katt, Dorothy Katt and Viola Katt. Alma Katt is the grandmother of Dorothy, Sylvia and Viola, and Linda and Arthur Katt are their parents. They are standing outside the teacherage building.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[Lower Valley School Volleyball Team]

[Lower Valley School Volleyball Team]

Date: June 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School girls volleyball team. They are kneeling on the ground in front of a tree and wooden table. They have just played against Clemens School from Zuehl, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[Pistol Range for Port Arthur Police]

[Pistol Range for Port Arthur Police]

Date: September 1951
Creator: Gulf Coast Publishers
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a new pistol range for the Port Arthur Police Department at Spoilbank on Pleasure Pier. A road leads to two buildings, and an uneven grid is marked in front of them. In the background, there is a view of Port Arthur. Text at the top of the photograph says "New Police Pistol Range 1951." The range was modeled after a Federal Bureau of Investigation (F. B. I.) Practical Pistol Course in Quantico, Virginia. There are four pistol lanes, three small-bore rifle lanes, and three machine gun lanes.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Roland Mueller]

[Roland Mueller]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Roland Mueller standing in the playground of Lower Valley School. He is wearing jeans and a plaid shirt. There is a basketball net and two individuals in the background.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
[School Christmas Tree]

[School Christmas Tree]

Date: January 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mr. Watts in the "Little Room" of Lower Valley School. He is standing next to a Christmas tree. The parents of students and the school trustees traditionally decorated the tree the night before the last day of school.
Contributing Partner: Northeast Lakeview College
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