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  Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
[Aerial View of Port Arthur]

[Aerial View of Port Arthur]

Date: 1952~
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of buildings and streets in Port Arthur. In the foreground, there is a view of Kansas City Southern Railway. On the right side of the photograph, there is a body of water.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Aerial View of Procter Street]

[Aerial View of Procter Street]

Date: 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Procter Street in Port Arthur, Texas. Buildings, trees, and other streets are also visible. In the lower center of the photograph, the building is identified as the K. C. S. Depot.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[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
[Blanton's Laundry]

[Blanton's Laundry]

Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Blanton's Laundry on 1313 Procter Street. The building is two stories high, and signs on it say "Blanton's Laundry 20% Cash & Carry," "Fur Storage Dry Cleaning," and 19 Blanton's 39." A sign on a building to the left says "Pacific Finance Loans." Cars are parked outside of Blanton's Laundry.
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
[CavOILcade Boat Parade]

[CavOILcade Boat Parade]

Date: 1958
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Description: Photograph of a boat parade for CavOILcade taking place in the Sabine-Neches Waterway. A larger boat decorated with flags is floating beside a speed boat. A crowd is gathered along the shore. In the background, there are buildings.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[CavOILcade Queen and Princesses]

[CavOILcade Queen and Princesses]

Date: 1953
Creator: Angelle, John
Description: Photograph of the CavOILcade queen and princesses at Pleasure Pier Ballroom. The queen is standing in the center, and is wearing a crown and holding a bouquet of flowers. The princesses and escorts are standing in a row on each side of her. In the background, there is a band playing in front of a backdrop with mask shapes and text that says "Mardi Gras."
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
[Downtown Port Arthur Stores]

[Downtown Port Arthur Stores]

Date: 1956
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Dollar Department Stores in downtown Port Arthur on the 500 block of Procter Street. There are several signs on the front glass of the store, and text on the front of the building says "Dollar Department Stores." In front of the building, there are people walking on a sidewalk and cars are parked in a row. Other businesses are on each side of the store.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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