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  Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1948
[Clayton and Thompson Funeral Home]

[Clayton and Thompson Funeral Home]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a wooden building identified as Clayton and Thompson Funeral Home on 2105 Procter Street. Columns decorate the front of the building, and a canopy covers the walkway from the door to the street. In the yard, there are trees shrubs, and a post with handwritten text that says "2100 Procter."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Golden Jubilee Parade Float]

[Golden Jubilee Parade Float]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Murphy's Bakery parade float, made by Pete Balch for the Golden Jubilee Parade. The float consists of a four-tiered circular cake shape, with a sign on the top that says "50." On the side of the float, cursive text says "Murphy's." A man is standing in front of the float. In the background, there are houses.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Jubilee Parade]

[Jubilee Parade]

Date: 1948
Creator: Ellsworth, A. W.
Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathering on the 600 block of Procter Street for the Jubilee Parade. Several businesses are lined along the street. Text below the photograph says "Before the Parade" and "By A.W. Ellsworth." On the back of the photograph, there is another photograph of the Jubilee Parade. A crowd is gathered in the street covering the view of the parade. People are sitting on the edges of the tops of the buildings lining the street. Text above the photograph says "P.F.: Celebrations Golden Jubilee- 1948;" text below the photograph says "The Jubilee Parade" and "By George Moon Printed by Einar Hansen."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Lyndon Johnson]

[Lyndon Johnson]

Date: 1948
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a man piloting a helicopter that says "Lyndon Johnson for U. S. Senator" on the side. The helicopter is hovering above a field of grass. In the background, there is a crowd of people standing in front of Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Pleasure Pier Ballroom]

[Pleasure Pier Ballroom]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of six young people sitting at a table at the Pleasure Pier Ballroom at Pleasure Island. They are identified as Nick Carcara, Marjorie Baxley, Jerry Fontenot, Yvonne Aaron, Jimmie Robinson, and Geraldine Hillard. On the table, there are empty and half-full soda bottles, two bowls, and a paper card that says "110." In the background, there are empty tables. Accompanying material is a card from Pleasure Pier.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Smith - May Motor Company]

[Smith - May Motor Company]

Date: November 19, 1948
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of three men identified as the owners, Leslie Cloar, Howard Smith, and Roy Cloar, standing in front of a row of cars at Smith-May Motor Company on 949 Procter Street. Behind the cars, there are buildings with signs on them that say "Smith-May Motor Co. Buick Pontiace GMC Trucks," "Serviing Port Arthur Motorists for more than a third of a Century," and "Better Used Cars."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Texas Library Association Conference]

[Texas Library Association Conference]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men and three women at a Texas Library Association (T. L. A.) conference. From the left to right, the people are identified as Z. T. Fortescue (Superintendent of Port Arthur Independent School District), Buster Crow (Port Arthur Mayor), Arless B. Nixon (T. L. A. President), the Assistant Librarian of San Antonio Library, and Pearle Burr (Tyrell Public Library). In the background, there is a group of people on board "Ava," a Texaco Company yacht.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Thomas Jefferson High School]

[Thomas Jefferson High School]

Date: 1948
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as Thomas Jefferson High School. Trees and bushes surround the building. Text below the photograph says "abt 1948 Thomas Jefferson High School."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
The Yellow Jacket, Yearbook of Thomas Jefferson High School, 1948

The Yellow Jacket, Yearbook of Thomas Jefferson High School, 1948

Date: 1948
Creator: Thomas Jefferson High School
Description: Yearbook for Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, Texas includes photographs of and information about the school, student body, teachers, and organizations.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library