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 Resource Type: Postcard
[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
[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 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
[Debris From Gulf Tanker Explosion]

[Debris From Gulf Tanker Explosion]

Date: April 11, 1926
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the debris after the explosion of Gulf Tanker "Venezuela." The tanker can be seen by the dock in the distance. The caption written on the photograph reads, "Explosion of the Gulf of Venezuela, Pt Arthur, Tex."
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Submarine Driver]

[Submarine Driver]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a man in a diving suit standing on a dock. He is identified as Nick Kahl, a submarine driver. There are two men standing next to him, and another man in a diving suit climbing out of the water.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Fruit and Dairy Farm]

[Fruit and Dairy Farm]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of John Gates' Farm in Port Arthur, Texas. The view is from across the street and there is a small road and fence in front of the farm. There is one large, two-story building on the right with a porch. Two other smaller buildings are on the left, which appear to be barns. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "John W. Gates' Model Truck, Fruit and Dairy Farm, Port Arthur, Tex." The back of the postcard has partially illegible handwriting written on it.
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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