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  Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
 Decade: 1900-1909
 Language: English
[Photograph of Men with Fish, 1908]

[Photograph of Men with Fish, 1908]

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of twelve men posing in front of a building with their bounty of fish. The mat side of the photo has unclear writing.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of Men on a Dock, August 10, 1901]

[Photograph of Men on a Dock, August 10, 1901]

Date: August 10, 1901
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group called the Ninety-sixth expedition and their guests posing for a photograph on the docks of ship number 3. Sitting on the anchor post to the left is E. A. Laughlin, with N. N. Beels on the next post. Standing from the left: Billy Farrell; L. Schuh; A. N. Scott; Peter Stock; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; F. J. Trost; Frank Cummins; M. R. Bos; Col. Jim Furlong; and Peter Lamp. Sitting from the left: John Walter Carr, hans Falsenburg, A. Spence, and D. L. Stump. Several boats can be seen to the left, with a larger vessel behind the group.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of Men On a Dock, August 10, 1901]

[Photograph of Men On a Dock, August 10, 1901]

Date: August 10, 1901
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the a group of men titled the Ninety-sixth expedition. The expedition members and some guests are posing for a photograph on the docks of ship number 3. Sitting on the anchor post to the left is E. A. Laughlin, with N. N. Beels on the next post. Standing from the left: Billy Farrell; L. Schuh; A. N. Scott; Peter Stock; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; F. J. Trost; Frank Cummins; M. R. Bos; Col. Jim Furlong; and Peter Lamp. Sitting from the left: John Walter Carr, hans Falsenburg, A. Spence, and D. L. Stump. Several boats can be seen to the left, with a larger vessel behind the group. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten description, and also denotes Carr as "great grandpa."
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of August and Theresa Furchner, 1900]

[Photograph of August and Theresa Furchner, 1900]

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of August and Theresa Furchner posing for a portrait. August Furchner is sitting in a wicker chair to the left, wearing a suit and hat. His wife Theresa is standing to the right with a hand on her husband's shoulder. She is wearing a floral embroidered dress with a striped collar and a floral hat.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of Port Arthur High School Students, 1908-1909]

[Photograph of Port Arthur High School Students, 1908-1909]

Date: ~1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior students of Port Arthur High School, 1908-1909. Principal Dilley is identified as standing to the far right. Superintendent J. H. Bright is standing at the far left behind a woman named Mary E. Donaldson. The students are arranged in three rows in front of a brick building with four tall windows behind them.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of Oil Well Fire in Port Arthur, Texas, September 13, 1902]

[Photograph of Oil Well Fire in Port Arthur, Texas, September 13, 1902]

Date: September 13, 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an oil well fire, with smoke roiling into the sky as eighteen men look on. A tank to the left of the blaze is itself giving off smoke. Industrial materials litter the foreground, and two intact oil rigs can be seen in the background. On the reverse side, there is a handwritten passage stating "Kieths Ward Fire - Texas Gusher throwing 200 ft and Higgins 10000 barrel Pressure Tank."
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of the Hayne Family, 1906]

[Photograph of the Hayne Family, 1906]

Date: 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Hayne, Alda, and Andy (on the pony) in front of a house labeled 248 in Port Arthur, Texas. There are several houses on the fenced in property, three with visible chimneys and two with ornamental posted awnings. Walkways made up of crushed shells have been made outside of the fence. On the reverse mat side of the photo, the address is given as Houston Avenue and Fourth Street in Port Arthur.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of United States Destroyers, 1908]

[Photograph of United States Destroyers, 1908]

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a row of United States destroyer vessels participating in the opening of the Sabine-Neches canal in 1908. The armed destroyers are tied together across their bows, and sailors can be seen working on board. The vessels are named, from left to right, "Sterret," "Terry," "Walke," and "Monach."
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of Students and Teacher in Front of the Farm School, 1906]

[Photograph of Students and Teacher in Front of the Farm School, 1906]

Date: 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of students and their teacher standing in front of Tyrrell School, known then as the Farm School in 1906. The gabled schoolhouse itself is a clapboard structure raised up off of the ground, with a short and broad stairway leading up to a porch. Two tall windows flank the centered door which itself is topped with a smaller window. A smaller structure can be seen in the background to the right. Standing on the porch from left to right: Alexie Bledsoe; Grace Hamilton; Jesse Hamilton; Susie Baker (teacher); W. E. Hamilton; Charles Bolyard; Archie Hamilton. The reverse side of the cardboard mat gives information regarding the names and addresses of those pictured, including the new married names of Susie Baker (Mrs. A. J. Lewis) and Grace Hamilton (Mrs. R. R. Morehead).
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of the First Boat Through a New Canal, January 24,1908]

[Photograph of the First Boat Through a New Canal, January 24,1908]

Date: July 24, 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the first boat to move through the new canal in Port Arthur, Texas. The center of the photo shows the lengthy vessel "Sabine" carrying lumber and several men and women in dark formal clothing, a United States flag raised fore and aft. There is a boat behind the "Sabine" and another boat with its nameplate partially hidden is over to the right. To the left is a smaller vessel covered with lumber and tools and a single man in the rear. Land runs across the left side and in the right background. On the reverse side of the photograph is a description of the photo, the date, and an incomplete list of visible people.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast