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 Resource Type: Postcard
 Language: English
[Postcard of Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, Texas]

[Postcard of Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: Jumbo Post-Card Company
Description: Postcard of an aerial view of Pleasure Island in Port Arthur, Texas. Pleasure Island is near the bottom of the photo, featuring a roller coaster and several buildings along the waterway. A boulevard stretches from the Pier towards Port Arthur, wherein several buildings are visible. Along the background, oil refiners and tanks are visible. The reverse side of the postcard has a description on the upper left, the words "Jumbo Post Card" to the right, and a three cent stamp bearing the profile of Thomas Jefferson in the upper right corner.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Postcard of Crowd During Parade, 1923]

[Postcard of Crowd During Parade, 1923]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard with view of a crowd on Proctor Street in Port Arthur, Texas, during a parade in 1923. People wearing predominantly straw hats gather on both sides of the street, with many watching from the second story windows of the shops along the way. A float shaped like a sailing vessel can be seen followed by a brass band.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Postcard of Crowd During Parade, 1923]

[Postcard of Crowd During Parade, 1923]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard with view of a crowd on Proctor Street in Port Arthur, Texas, during a parade in 1923. People wearing predominantly straw hats gather on both sides of the street, with many watching from the second story windows of the shops along the way. A float shaped like a sailing vessel can be seen followed by a brass band.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Port Arthur parade float]

[Port Arthur parade float]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Miss Port Arthur parade float. The float is shaped like a boat, and there are people dressed in sailor suits aboard it. There are cars driving on the opposite side, and the parade appears to be going down a residential street. The back of the postcard is blank.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Postcard with View of Several Port Arthur Buildings]

[Postcard with View of Several Port Arthur Buildings]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard with a view of Port Arthur College, First Methodist Church, High School, and Library. The multiple storied stone buildings stand along an intersection that is planted with palm trees and shrubs. The reverse side has a handwritten description by Harriet Edith Meme.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Postcard of the Plaza Hotel]

[Postcard of the Plaza Hotel]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard featuring a view of the Plaza Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas. The hotel, right, is a three story structure with grounds that have been landscaped with palm trees. It is standing along a car lined intersection, down which one can see several buildings along either side and a streetcar making a turn. A smudged circular red mark is in the upper right corner. On the reverse side is a description of the scene and the area.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Shipping float in parade]

[Shipping float in parade]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a float in a parade with one large ship and one small ship on it. It is being drawn by horses, and two men sit at the front. The banner on the float reads, "Shipping Growth," and states the growth in numbers of ships. There are houses in the background with people watching from the porches, and other cars driving along the other side of the float.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Princess of Port Neches]

[Princess of Port Neches]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a man driving a woman in a convertible in a parade. The woman is sitting underneath an umbrella, and a sign on the car reads, "Princess of Port Neches." The man driving is wearing a suit and a hat and the car is decorated with streamers. There is a large building or house in the background with spectators watching from the porch. There are two other visible cars behind the one in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Princess of Nederland]

[Princess of Nederland]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a flower-covered automobile in a parade. A man wearing a suit and hat drives the car down a road with houses, other cars, and large plants in the background. There is a person sitting next to the driver, holding a sign that reads, "Princess of Nederland," and a woman sits in the back of the car beneath an umbrella that is also covered in flowers.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Postcard of Three Women in Hats]

[Postcard of Three Women in Hats]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of three women in a row wearing elaborate hats and lacy, white, and high collared blouses.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
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