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  Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
 Resource Type: Postcard
[Texas Company parade float]

[Texas Company parade float]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Texas Company parade float going down a road, followed by two people carrying flags. Spectators holding umbrellas and wearing hats line the opposite side of the road, and two people watch from railroad tracks in the foreground. The float itself is shaped like the Texas Company factory, with buildings and smokestacks.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Church float in parade]

[Church float in parade]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a church float in a parade. There is a man driving and a boy sitting on the front of the car holding a sign that reads, "First Church Built in Port Arthur 1897 - Now has 33 Churches." There are spectators in the background watching from the side of the road and from a balcony on a house.
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
[Horses and float in parade]

[Horses and float in parade]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a float in a parade from behind, with horses and multiple people walking alongside. There are women sitting in the float, which is drawn by horses and covered in decorations. There is a large mast or pole on the float that has a sail attached to it. Small children wearing hats are walking behind the float carrying flags, and people observe from porches on houses in the background.
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
[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