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

[Lewis Drive Construction]

Date: 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of construction on Lewis Drive. Four men holding shovels are standing on a section of road with no pavement. A truck and construction machinery are to the right side of the men on a paved section of the road. In the background, there are other workers and trucks.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Pleasure Island Midway and Ballroom Exterior]

[Pleasure Island Midway and Ballroom Exterior]

Date: May 1, 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Pleasure Island's Midway and Ballroom. A wide cement walkway is in between buildings. In the background, there is a building with a circular window.
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
[Maritime Guard Employees]

[Maritime Guard Employees]

Date: 1963
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Description: Photograph of a group of Maritime Guard employees transferring money from the old First National Bank to the new building on 700 Procter Street. One man identified as C. B. Douglas (co-owner) is wearing a suit and cowboy hat, and is holding a gun. Two men identified as A. Schroder and M. Tinker are wearing guard uniforms and carrying money bags. On the right, a man identified as Claude Goldsmith (owner/President) is wearing a suit and standing near a truck. In the background, signs on the side of the building say "1st National Bank" and "Time Temperature."
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
[Music of the Sea Memorial Fountain]

[Music of the Sea Memorial Fountain]

Date: 1964~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Music of the Sea Memorial Fountain at Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse. A human figure leaning over and holding a shell to its ear is in the center of the fountain. Jets of water are spraying towards it. It was presented to the city in 1940 by Edith Smith Norton (Mrs. Charles R.) in memory of her father, Charles Eugene Smith. It was created by artist, Henry Hudson Kitson.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[United States Ship Manhattan in Canal]

[United States Ship Manhattan in Canal]

Date: August 12, 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the U. S. S. Manhattan in the Sabine-Neches Canal. Text on the side of the ship says "Manhattan." It was the largest ship at the time to sail through the canal.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Ship Accident]

[Ship Accident]

Date: 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a ship accident involving the tanker, Pennsylvania Sun. The ship missed the channel through Pleasure Pier Bridge, and collided with piers. Tug boats are freeing the ship. In the background, there is a body of land and another body of water on the opposite side of it. Text on the top-right corner says "& damaged steel dolphins. Damages $ 91,370."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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