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[Proctor Street to KCS Depot]

[Proctor Street to KCS Depot]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX. Proctor Street runs down the middle of the downtown area. Cars are parked at the sides of the street. At the end of Proctor is the Kansas City Southern Railroad Depot.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Contestants in Beard Judging Contest]

[Contestants in Beard Judging Contest]

Date: unknown
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Description: Photograph of a group of men who have entered a beard competition for a celebration of the founding of Port Arthur, TX. All the men are gathered in a room surrounded by a group of spectators. The men are looking up at the photographer in front of them.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Golden Jubilee Speedboat Race]

[Golden Jubilee Speedboat Race]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two photographs of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of 1948 in Port Arthur, TX, pasted back-to-back. The front photograph depicts a large group of people seated on a wooden pier on the left side of the photo. This pier is on Rue de Soldats Drive parallel to the waterway. Several boats are in the water, racing past the group of spectators. The photograph on the back is photographed from a high vantage overlooking the Rue de Soldats Drive with a number of automobiles and people in the foreground. A line of spectators runs diagonally into the background from the right foreground and disappears in the distance. The storm levee and Pleasure Island are visible across the waterway.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Photograph of Young College Girls]

[Photograph of Young College Girls]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of six college girls in Port Arthur, TX. They are lined up all holding each other from the back. They are wearing the same clothing of a dark skirt, white blouse and dark neckerchief. One of the girls has a large bow holding up her hair. Several appear to be laughing about something. A single person wearing a dark suit and hat is standing in the background.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church]

[Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church in Port Arthur, TX. A set of pipes from the organ are along the back wall. Three rows of chairs are in front of the pipes. Two doors are on either side of the pulpit area. Pews are at the bottom of the picture.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Contestants in Queen Contest]

[Contestants in Queen Contest]

Date: unknown
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Description: Photograph of fourteen young women competing for the queen title during Port Arthur's anniversary celebration. Most of the women are standing in a line, wearing white dresses. In the middle is a large throne where of the women is seated with a tall, ornate crown on her head. She is named at Miss Gloria Antone. To her left is one woman in a dark dress. She wears a smaller crown and a very long, dark cape with white, furred edges. She is named as runner-up, Thelma Tadlock.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Front of Rose Hill Manor]

[Front of Rose Hill Manor]

Date: unknown
Creator: Vernon Davis Photo
Description: Photograph of Rose Hill Manor in Port Arthur, TX. The manor is a large, two story white house. Large covers and porches extend in all directions. Large white columns support the front porch and balcony. The manor is surrounded by foliage and trees and an expansive lawn extends from the front porch. A single lamp post is by the walk leading to the front door.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Photograph of Queens Float]

[Photograph of Queens Float]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur Diamond Jubilee Parade. The Queen's float is at the center in the middle of the crowds. It is a large float with a cloth cover. Buildings are lining the sides of the street.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Front View of Rose Hill Manor]

[Front View of Rose Hill Manor]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Rose Hill Manor in Port Arthur, TX. The manor is a large, two story white house. Large covers and porches extend in all directions. Large white columns support the front porch and balcony. A wide sidewalk leads up to the front door. The walk is bordered by rows of bushes. Two white lamps are on either side of the walk.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[St. Mary's Catholic Church]

[St. Mary's Catholic Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Port Arthur, TX. A bell tower is on the left. There are three doors into the church. A statue is on the awning above the church entrance.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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