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 Resource Type: Photograph
 Decade: 1970-1979
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
[Aerial View of Ranch Buildings]
Photograph of Lambshead Ranch taken directly over four buildings and animal pens. Trucks are visible along the left side. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65700/
[Aerial View of Ranch Property]
Photograph of Lambshead Ranch taken from the air. Buildings, dirt roads, and fields are clearly visible in this view from the west. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65701/
[Aerial View of Water Tower]
Photograph of an aerial view of a 500,000 gallon water tower on Railroad Avenue. Behind the water tower, there is a train and an industrial storage lot. Text on the top-right of the photograph says "City of Port Arthur Water tower on Railroad Avenue and W. Thomas Blvd. Built 195. Capacity - 500,000 gallons. Photo - 11/13/74." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79402/
[Aerial View of Water Tower]
Photograph of an aerial view of a 300,000 gallon water tower. Trees surround the tower, and a baseball field is located behind it. Text at the bottom-left of the photograph says "City of Port Arthur Gilham Circle Water Tower. Built - 1920. Capacity - 300,000 Photo - 11/13/74." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79403/
[All American City Billboard]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79306/
[All American City Committee Members]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79307/
[All American City Delegates]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79308/
[Alongside the Coffin at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64582/
[Bugler Performing at Lyndon Johnson's Gravesite]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64583/
[Burial of Lyndon Johnson]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64586/
[Burial of Lyndon Johnson]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64588/
[Carol Channing between Watt Matthews and Joe B. Matthews]
Photograph of Carol Channing standing between Watt Matthews and Joe B. Matthews in front of a covered wagon. Watt Matthews, left, is shorter and is wearing a hat and loose tie. Channing is wearing a broad brimmed cowboy hat and a gun belt. Joe B. Matthews, right, is wearing a cowboy hat, dark rimmed glasses, a vest, and a bandana around his neck. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65703/
[Carol Channing, Watt Matthews, and Cactus Pryor in a Butterfield Stagecoach]
Photograph of Carol Channing, Watt Matthews, and Cactus Pryor in a Butterfield stagecoach. "The Butterfield Stage Line" is written across the top of the coach, and "St. Louis, Ft. Griffin, Albany, San Francisco" is written on the door. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65702/
[CavOILcade Parade]
Photograph of the princesses float for the CavOILcade Parade. One woman is sitting under an arch at the top of the float, and nineteen other women are sitting on the edges of the float. Other parades floats are behind the princesses float. In the background, there is a crowd of people watching the parade. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79327/
[CavOILcade Parade Float]
Photograph of the princess float for the CavOILcade Parade. The float consists of a girl, a boy, and a woman wearing a gown, tiara, and sash sitting on a white ramp. They are sitting in front of a structure made of columns with a gold crown shape on the front. In the background, two car floats are following, and there is a crowd of people watching the parade. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79309/
[CavOILcade Parade Float]
Photograph of a float at the CavOILcade Parade. The float consists of four older boys wearing yellow shirts and black cowboy hats, sitting around a red and yellow bee mascot in the back of a yellow Chevrolet truck. The truck is decorated with red and gold streamers. In the background, there are people watching the float. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79326/
[Chevrolet Truck with "Ole Man" Vanity Plate]
Photograph of of the grill of a Chevrolet truck with a vanity plate that says "Ole Man." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63910/
[Concrete Water Tower]
Photograph of an aerial view of a concrete water tower on Fourth Street and Dallas Avenue. A parking lot is in front of the tower, and buildings surround it from other directions. Text at the top-left of the photograph says "City of Port Arthur Concrete water tower, built 1938. At 4th and Dallas. 300,000 Gallon[,] Photo: 11/74." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79401/
[Demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building]
Photograph of the demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building. The building is partially intact with debris surrounding it. In the background, there is a crane. The building was constructed in 1909 by John W. Gates as a memorial for his mother, Mary Gates. It was used as a Municipal Building after 1930, when a new hospital was built on Ninth Avenue by the Sisters of the Incarnate Word. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79459/
[Dolphin at Seven Seas]
Slide of a dolphin performing at Seven Seas ocean life park. It is in a pool in front of people on a stage jumping to a pole held high in the air. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65122/
[Dolphins Performing at Seven Seas]
Slide of three dolphins performing at Seven Seas ocean theme park. They are jumping in unison at the command of a worker. He is on a platform with diving boards and ladders. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65120/
Downtown Arlington Ready for Demolition
Photograph of part of downtown Arlington being prepared for a demolition in 1972. It was taken from across an intersection. Among the buildings sectioned off are a pharmacy, Hutton Pianos and Organs, and Walter's Auto Supply. There is a truck by the buildings, and a car is on the road. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65048/
[Downtown Water Tower]
Photograph of a water tower in downtown Port Arthur. In the foreground, there are cars on streets, and parked cars in parking lots. In the background, there are buildings; the building directly behind the water tower is identified as the city garage. The water tower was building in 1938 and holds 300,000 gallons. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79395/
[Ethel Casey, Watt Matthews, and Lucile Brittingham]
Photograph of three elderly Matthews siblings: (left to right) Ethel Matthews Casey, Watt Reynolds Matthews, and Lucile Matthews Brittingham. The two women are standing on either side of Watt Matthews with their arms linked through his. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65709/
Fielder House
Photograph of the back entrance of the Fielder house. The house has two levels with a balcony. It is surrounded by trees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65080/
[Funeral Procession for Lyndon Johnson]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64593/
[Groundbreaking for Bob Hope High School]
Photograph of a man identified as Bob Hope holding a framed certificate at the Bob Hope High School for Hughen School groundbreaking. He is standing wearing a suit with a lobster pin on his jacket lapel, and is standing at a microphone. Legible text on the certificate says "The Bob Hope High School for Crippled Children Diploma to Bob Hope." A crowd of people is in the background. Legible text below the photograph says "[P]2E91 4 Col N-2A." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79255/
[Group of People in a Lobby]
Photograph of a group of people standing together in a lobby. Lady Bird Johnson and another woman are wearing prairie dresses to the left, and elderly Watt Matthews stands to the right of them with a hat in his hand. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65372/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. They are on a stage decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65092/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Four men are dancing and three are playing music. They are on a stage decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65091/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three men are performing with wooden poles, two are dancing, and three are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65098/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. One of the women is on a dock platform on the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65094/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65096/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Five men and three women are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65102/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Five women in colorful grass skirts are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65106/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing, and six men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65104/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65100/
[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]
Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Five women in colorful grass skirts are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65108/
[Honor Guard at Lyndon Johnson's Burial]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64601/
[Jefferson County Sub - Courthouse Fishpond]
Photograph of a fishpond outside of Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse. In the center of the pond, there is a sculpture, entitled "Music of the Sea," consisting of a child holding a shell to their ear. It was given to the city by Edith Smith Norton in memory of her father, Charles Eugene Norton, the first mayor of Port Arthur. In the background, there is a view of Port Arthur City Hall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79442/
[Journalists at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]
Photograph of journalists standing behind a stone wall of the Johnson Family Cemetery. They observe and record the funeral of Lyndon Johnson. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64595/
[Lady Bird and Lyndon Johnson at a Book Signing]
Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson signing her 1970 book, A White House Diary. Lyndon Johnson sits to the right at the table, and other people are visible behind them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64759/
[Lady Bird Johnson and Carol Channing]
Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson and Carol Channing standing together in front of a covered wagon. Johnson, left, is wearing a yellow dress and a yellow sun hat. Channing, right, is wearing a bright yellow hat, shirt, and a belt with toy pistols. She is holding a microphone, notes, and a silver purse in her hands. The picture is autographed by Johnson on the upper right hand corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65705/
[Lady Bird Johnson and Carol Channing]
Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson and Carol Channing in front of bales of hay. Johnson is to the left and wearing a yellow dress, son hat, a pendant, and a sticker with ribbons. Channing, right, is wearing a bright yellow hat, shirt, purse, and a gun belt. Johnson autographed the photo to the upper left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65704/
[Lady Bird Johnson Standing with Award Winners]
Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson Highway Beatification Award Winners with their certificates. Johnson is standing under the Exit sign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64681/
[Lady Bird Johnson Standing with Award Winners]
Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson Highway Beatification Award winners with their certificates. Johnson is standing under the exit sign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64678/
[Lady Bird Johnson Standing with the Threadgill Family Band]
Photograph of the Threadgill Family standing with Lady Bird Johnson. Johnson stands in front with two young girls on either side. Two rows of band members stand behind her, with several carrying instruments. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64677/
[Lakeview Swimming Pool]
Photograph of Lakeview Swimming Pool in Port Arther, Texas. Several people are in the pool and others are jumping off of diving boards to the left of the photograph. In the foreground, a man is sitting in a lifeguard chair. In the background, there is a brick structure with a white awning attached. An imprint at the bottom-right of the photograph says "Watkins Studio;" handwritten text below the photograph says "Lakeview Swimming Pool - Port Arthur 1978." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79678/
[LBJ Funeral Procession]
Photograph of the Lyndon Johnson's funeral. There are several men in military regalia who are saluting the casket. In the front row: A saluting man in uniform; Luci Baines Nugent with her saluting son, Patrick; Lady Bird Johnson; Lynda and Chuck Robb with two of their children. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64590/
[LBJ Funeral Procession]
Photograph of the Lyndon Johnson's funeral. There are several men in military regalia who are saluting the casket. In the front row: A saluting man in uniform; Luci Baines Nugent with her saluting son, Patrick; Lady Bird Johnson; Lynda and Chuck Robb with two of their children. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64610/
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