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  Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
 Decade: 1940-1949
[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
[Wallings Dairy Farm]

[Wallings Dairy Farm]

Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of wooden buildings identified as Wallings Dairy Farm, located on the north side of State Highway 365 in Nederland, Texas. There are two silos in front of a wooden building. To the right of the silos, there is a wooden house with a car parked in front of it. Several cows are spread out through the grounds. In the foreground, there is a wire fence.
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
[Businesses at Four Corners]

[Businesses at Four Corners]

Date: 1940
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of businesses at Four Corners in Sabine Pass, Texas. Signs on the front of a building facing to the front say "Grand Prize," "The Jetties Sea Food Inn," "Sea Food Dinners 50 [cents] 75 [cents] $1.00," and "Entrance." Signs on a building facing to the right side say "The Jetties Seafood Inn" and "Coca-Cola." A row of cars are parked outside the buildings.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Smith - May Motor Company]

[Smith - May Motor Company]

Date: 1946~
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a brick building identified as Smith-May Motor Company on 900 Procter Street. An awning hangs from the building. A sign on the front of the building says, "Smith-May Motor Co." A sign facing the sidewalk says, "Smith - May Motor Co. Buick - Pontiac." One man is walking on the sidewalk and cars are parked along its curb.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[J. B. Jameson Groceries]

[J. B. Jameson Groceries]

Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of J. B. Jameson Groceries on Orange Highway and Stadium Road. Text on the building says "Drink Coca-Cola" and "J. B. Jameson Groceries Beer." Two gas pumps are under an awning in the front of the building.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Bookie's Service Station]

[Bookie's Service Station]

Date: September 26, 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a building identified as Bookie's Service Station on 2500 Procter Street. Several gas pumps are under an awning extending from the front of the building. Automotive repair supplies are scattered underneath the awning. Several men are working around the building. A sign in front of the building says "Texaco" above a "T" and star logo. In the background, a carport says "Bookie's Motor-Tune-Up-Brake Service." In the bottom right of the photograph, text says "25850 9-26-41."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Men Waiting to Unload Train]

[Men Waiting to Unload Train]

Date: 1946
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a group of men identified as local grocers waiting to unload food from a train car. Some men are leaning on cars, and other men are standing in the doorway of a train car. In the background, a train car says "Plessala Bros. Complete Food Stores Port Arthur, Texas" on the side.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Jubilee Parade]

[Jubilee Parade]

Date: 1948
Creator: Ellsworth, A. W.; Moon, George & Hansen, Einar
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
[Webster School]

[Webster School]

Date: 1947
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Description: Photograph of a building identified as a Port Arthur Independent School District administration office. Several men are working on top of the roof. A sign on the front of the building says "School Administration School Taxes." In the foreground, there are trees and a street. The number "1947" is handwritten at the top of the photograph. This building was built in 1900 with a $15,000 bond. It was formerly an elementary school, and since students found it hard to use the stairs, it became the administration building. A business card for Mac Roofing and Supplies, Inc is attached to the back of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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