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[Photograph of a Museum Display of the First Queen of Port Arthur, Texas]

[Photograph of a Museum Display of the First Queen of Port Arthur, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: Watkins Photography
Description: Photograph of a museum display depicting the first queen of Port Arthur, Texas, 1923. A mannequin wearing a tiara and ornate dress stands between a display case to the left and a document display case and chair to the right. Small signs amid the mannequin's feet note the dressmaker, Ida Griffin, and the first queen of Port Arthur, Mary Donaldson. Near the bottom of the photo is a photo of the original queen wearing the dress. To the far right is a sign urging pioneer families to display at least one item from the case.
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 Men in Front of a Texaco Station in Port Arthur, Texas, June 22, 1932]

[Photograph of Men in Front of a Texaco Station in Port Arthur, Texas, June 22, 1932]

Date: June 22, 1932
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of thirteen men standing in front of a Texaco gas station. The men stand in two rows. The first row features three men in suits and a fourth man in a shirt and bow tie. The second row is primarily composed of men in white shirts and ties, with the third and eighth man wearing suits. Behind them, the Texaco station flies a Texaco and United States flag side by side. A single pump can be seen just behind the group, and a Texaco shaped like a question mark is further to the right. A body of water can be seen in the right background. The reverse side of the photograph identifies Fred P. Dodge as the person on the far right of the front row.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of Flooded House, 1943]

[Photograph of Flooded House, 1943]

Date: 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a flooded house in Port Arthur, Texas, in 1943. The gabled clapboard house with four shuttered windows and a central door is flooded up to the walkway. A partially covered shrub can be seen in the foreground.
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 Three Women on a Parade Float]

[Photograph of Three Women on a Parade Float]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three women sitting on a flowered parade float, holding dark ribbons attached to a pole shaped like a drilling rig. A tall brick building can be seen behind the float.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of Sydalise Fredeman With a Plate]

[Photograph of Sydalise Fredeman With a Plate]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Sydalise Fredeman showing off a plate. She is wearing a dark dress and standing in front of a columned building on a lawn. The reverse side of the photograph bears her name and a description.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Tracy Byrd Holding a Guitar]

[Tracy Byrd Holding a Guitar]

Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Photography Studio
Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd holding a guitar. He is wearing white shirt, black cowboy hat, and a leaning on a black acoustic guitar.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
Description: Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.
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
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