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  Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
 Decade: 1950-1959
[Decorated Stores]

[Decorated Stores]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of decorated stores on a road in Port Arthur, Texas. A few cars are parked in front of the buildings.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Dedication of Carver Elementary School]

[Dedication of Carver Elementary School]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the dedication of Carver Elementary School. There is a man standing behind a podium on a stage, and other people seated in chairs. The audience can be seen from behind, facing towards the stage.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Dorothy Ingram at Teaching Desk]

[Dorothy Ingram at Teaching Desk]

Date: 1956
Creator: Briscoe
Description: Photograph of Dorothy Ingram seated at her teaching desk. She has short dark hair and is wearing a black blouse. She is holding a pen in her hand and looking towards the camera.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Elementary School Drill Team]

[Elementary School Drill Team]

Date: 1952
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Description: Photograph of the Lamar Elementary School Drill Team. The drill team is made up of children in uniforms holding batons. Two girls in the back of the line are holding drums, and a few girls in each line are doing the splits. Handwriting on the border of the photograph dates it from 1952.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Employee Photograph of Dorothy Ingram]

[Employee Photograph of Dorothy Ingram]

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Employee photograph of Dorothy Ingram from Lamar Elementary School. She is shown from the side and looking forward. Her hair is short and curled, and she is wearing a patterned top.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[First Annual Baby Contest in Port Arthur]

[First Annual Baby Contest in Port Arthur]

Date: February 6, 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of people and babies, from the First Annual Baby Contest in Port Arthur. There is handwriting identifying each person, and the baby on the far left is labeled as the winner of the contest. The baby is wearing a while outfit and bonnet, and is in the lap of a man in a suit. The image is dated March 6, 1955.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[First CavOilCade Dinner]

[First CavOilCade Dinner]

Date: October 14, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of rows of dinners seated and eating with a head table in the background. On the curtain behind reads "We Appreciate Your Faith in Port Arthur". Handwritten on the reverse of the photograph: "1st celebration of CavOilCade" "Oct. 14, 1952 - dinner to salute oil industry. Became CavOilCade in 1953." "Valuable, return picture to: Lyle Vickers, 300 Plaza Circle, Port Arthur, TX."
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Fleet of Shrimping Boats]

[Fleet of Shrimping Boats]

Date: September 7, 1952
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Description: Photograph of a side view of shrimping boats from a fleet. They are stationed at a dock. A stamp on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Four Men in Suits]

[Four Men in Suits]

Date: January 30, 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four men wearing suits standing together at a party in Port Arthur, Texas. They are, from left to right, Frank Bryan, an unknown man, Jim Rowland, and Lyle Vickers.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Group in Chamber of Commerce]

[Group in Chamber of Commerce]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men and a few women sitting in chairs at a meeting in the Chamber of Commerce building in Port Arthur, Texas. A man holding a piece of paper, identified as Mack Thomas, stands at the front of the room. Two pictures of ships are balanced on top of full bookshelves, and a photo of a woman hangs on the wall in the background.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast