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[Battleship at Dock]

[Battleship at Dock]

Date: 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a battleship at a dock in Port Arthur, Texas. Buildings are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Beaumont Police Department]

[Beaumont Police Department]

Date: 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Police Department. There are ten men posing in front of the building, three are seated on motorcycles and the rest are standing. The officer on the left is identified as Tommy Baxter by writing on the back of the photograph, which also dates it 1943.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Beaumont Police Department Day Shift]

[Beaumont Police Department Day Shift]

Date: 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Police Department's day shift. There are ten men standing in front of the building, with three motorcycles in between them.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Bill of Sale of a Slave Named Adam (or Tircis), December 15, 1859]

[Bill of Sale of a Slave Named Adam (or Tircis), December 15, 1859]

Date: December 15, 1859
Creator: New Orleans (La.)
Description: Bill of sale witnessed by notary Selim Wagner, containing details of the sale of a slave named Adam or Tircis. Adam was sold for $1,225 by auctioneer for the estate of the deceased Pierre Riviere of New Orleans as directed by his executor, Nicolas Tourne. The buyer was Lucretia Van Woert of Sabine Pass, Texas, though her husband, Theodore Gripon, accepted on her behalf.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Billboard for Safe Driving]

[Billboard for Safe Driving]

Date: 1961
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Description: Photograph of Police Officer/Captain Tommy Baxter in front of a billboard for safe driving. He is looking at the billboard with another man in a suit, who is pointing towards it. The billboard reads, "Smart drivers light up at dusk." Writing on the back of the photograph describes the scene and dates it 1961. There is also a stamp that identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Bills of Sale of a Slave Named Nancy, June 18, 1838]

[Bills of Sale of a Slave Named Nancy, June 18, 1838]

Date: June 18, 1838
Creator: New Orleans (La.)
Description: Bills of sale of a slave named Nancy. The initial bill was written by notary William Christy in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jacob Sevy is selling Nancy, approximately 15, to John Covington Thomas of Gainsville, Alabama, for $1,200. Handwritten bills are added explaining that John C. Thomas sells Nancy to James Chessher in August 1838 for $3,000, who in turn sells her to Stephen Jackson of Jefferson County, Texas, in 1840 for $1,000. A separate paper is included with a description of this document.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Birds Over Field]

[Birds Over Field]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of birds flying over a field in Port Arthur, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Board of Directors 1931 Texaco Welfare League]

[Board of Directors 1931 Texaco Welfare League]

Date: March 23, 1931
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Board of Directors for the Texaco Welfare League in 1931. Fifteen men wearing suits and ties are standing on the steps of a building between two light posts.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Boat Advertising Whale]

[Boat Advertising Whale]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several men standing on the deck of a ship at a dock in Port Arthur, Texas. Banners hanging from the top of the boat advertise a 78 foot long sperm whale on display, calling it a "monster of the briny deep".
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Boat by the Docks]

[Boat by the Docks]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two large ships in the ocean by a wooden dock in Port Arthur, Texas. There are two people in a smaller boat to the left.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast