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  Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
[Auditorium Construction]

[Auditorium Construction]

Date: December 12, 1969
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the construction of an auditorium for Stephen F. Austin High School. In the lower-left of the photograph, there is a metal frame for the building and other construction equipment.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Bowl King Kole Bowling Alley]

[Bowl King Kole Bowling Alley]

Date: 1961
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Bowl King Kole bowling alley on Gulfway Drive. The building says "Bowl King Kole" at the top, and has cut-outs of bowling balls wearing crowns on it. In the foreground, there is a parking lot with cars in it.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Circle 4 Club Actors]

[Circle 4 Club Actors]

Date: October 2, 1962
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Description: Photograph of two men identified as John Garner (Cowboy John) and Smiley Burnette. Garner was one of the hosts of The Circle 4 Club, a children's television program in the Beaumont/Port Arthur area of Southeast Texas. Garner is wearing a cowboy hat and bracelet, and Burnette is wearing a hat and bandanna. The television program played on Saturday mornings.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[City of Port Arthur Public Works Employees]

[City of Port Arthur Public Works Employees]

Date: August 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of City of Port Arthur Public Works employees posing in front of spools of electrical cable. The cable will be placed underwater to Pleasure Island. Five of the six men on the back row are identified as (left to right) Leo Langham, Doc Marsh, Roger Berthlot, P. R. Hollier, and Toby Duncan; the two men on the bottom row are identified as Pete Petite (of U. S. Corps of Engineers, diver) and David Petite (son of Pete Petite). In the background, there are two men standing beside a body of water.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Dick Dowling Monument]

[Dick Dowling Monument]

Date: August 6, 1963
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of a monument honoring Dick Dowling in Sabine Pass Battleground Park. A statue of a man is on top of a marble pedestal that has three segments containing text. The center portion of the monument, beneath the statue includes a symbol with a star and laurel leaves at the top and text that says: "In memory of Lt. Richard W. Dowling and his men. Texas remembers the faithfulness and valor of her sons and commends their heroic example to future generations. Erected by the state of Texas, 1936." Additional text is in the segment on the right and the left segment is labeled "With Dowling Were" and contains a list of names.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[The Flying Crow]

[The Flying Crow]

Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of a Kansas City Southern Lines train leaving the train depot in Port Arthur, Texas. A conductor is standing on the platform giving hand signals to the train as it pulls away. Several large trailers are in the background on the other side of the railroad tracks. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says: "Kansas City Southern Lines, 'The Flying Crow,' Port Arthur 5-10-68."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Golden Arrow Drive - In]

[Golden Arrow Drive - In]

Date: 1960
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a building identified as Golden Arrow Drive-In on Seventh Street. Signs on the side of the building say "Townsend's Ice Cream" and "Hot Fudge Sunday 30 [cents]." One man and one woman are standing in a doorway. The top of the front of the building says "Golden Arrow." A man is in a phone booth and two cars are parked outside the building.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Kansas City Southern Train Schedule]

[Kansas City Southern Train Schedule]

Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of the Kansas City Southern train schedule for May 10, 1968 in Port Arthur, Texas. The schedule shows the arrival and departure times for a train called "The Flying Crow." The board is posted on a wall next to a large window.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[KCS Administration at Train Depot]

[KCS Administration at Train Depot]

Date: September 18, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of the railway manager and two other people standing outside of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Depot in Port Arthur, Texas. Their names are (L to R): Dow Wynn, Mrs. W. F. Fredeman, and Bill White. A large sign on the front of the building reads, "K.C.S. Lines."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Lakeshore Apartments]

[Lakeshore Apartments]

Date: July 18, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of a building identified as Lakeshore Apartments, on the corner of Dallas Avenue and Lakeshore Drive in Port Arthur, Texas. The building is two stories tall and is surrounded by trees and bushes. In the background, there is a parking lot.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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