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 Decade: 1970-1979
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
[Tugboat Preparing to Pull Tanker]

[Tugboat Preparing to Pull Tanker]

Date: August 9, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of the Texaco tugboat "Havoline" assisting a full Texaco tanker to the sea with its load. The tanker is labeled as the "Wyoming" out of Wilmington, Delaware. One large smokestack on the bow of the ship carries the Texaco logo. An American flag is also flying from a pole on the bow. Another tanker, the "Nautica" out of Monrovia, is docked nearby.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Seafers - Whigham Home]

[Seafers - Whigham Home]

Date: 1976-07~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Seafers-Whigham home. Preston Seafer's family came to Port Arthur in 1897. The house is two stories high, with columns in the front. Bushes line the front of the house.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Railroad Tracks and Grain Elevator]

[Railroad Tracks and Grain Elevator]

Date: 1976-07~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of sets of railroad tracks leading to a grain elevator in the background.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[The Monrovian Ship "Nautica"]

[The Monrovian Ship "Nautica"]

Date: 1971~
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of the "Nautica," a tanker owned by the Texas Company, out of Monrovia, Liberia. The ship has has one smokestack as well as many tall cranes, each of which is connected by a large amount of rigging. It is flying the American flag from a pole on the stern.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Stilwell Grain Elevator]

[Stilwell Grain Elevator]

Date: 1976-07~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Stilwell grain elevator, built in 1900, located adjacent to Texas Company Island. A body of water is on the left side of the elevator. Handwritten text at the top of the photograph says "N-6003 9x [full]" and "[546]."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Tugboats Pulling Tanker to Sea]

[Tugboats Pulling Tanker to Sea]

Date: August 9, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of the Texaco tugboats "E. M. Black" and "Havoline" assisting a full Texaco tanker to the sea with its load. Various crew members of all three ships are one the decks. The tanker is labeled as the Wyoming out of Wilmington, DE. One large smokestack on the bow of the ship carries the Texaco logo. An American flag is also flying from a pole on the bow.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Groundbreaking for Bob Hope High School]

[Groundbreaking for Bob Hope High School]

Date: 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Lincoln High School Cheerleaders]

[Lincoln High School Cheerleaders]

Date: October 26, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a parade float consisting of a group of Lincoln High School cheerleaders sitting on top of a car at the CavOILcade parade. The girls are wearing yellow cheerleader uniforms, and some have yellow and purple ribbons tied in their hair. The girls are also holding yellow and purple pom-poms in their laps. A small child is standing up through the window of the car. In the background, there is a man dressed as a clown, and a crowd watching the parade.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Lakeview Swimming Pool]

[Lakeview Swimming Pool]

Date: 1978
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Snow in Port Arthur]

[Snow in Port Arthur]

Date: January 11, 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of snow on the corner of Waco Avenue and Procter Street in Port Arthur, Texas. There are car tracks in the street, and snow on top of the parked cars lining it. Businesses line each side of the street. On the right side, there are signs that say "Hotel Sabine" and "Pool Beer Port Lounge" on the side of a building.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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