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 Decade: 1950-1959
The Eagle, Yearbook of Stephen F. Austin High School, 1950

The Eagle, Yearbook of Stephen F. Austin High School, 1950

Date: 1950
Creator: Stephen F. Austin High School
Description: Yearbook for Stephen F. Austin 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
[Garbage Dump on Pleasure Island]

[Garbage Dump on Pleasure Island]

Date: 1950~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a garbage truck at a garbage dump on Pleasure Island. The truck is dumping garbage into a larger pile of garbage. The side of the truck says "City of Port Arthur Garbage Dept." In the background, there is a field of garbage.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Parade in Downtown]

[Parade in Downtown]

Date: 1950~
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a crowd of people watching a parade. This section of the parade consists of men in military uniforms walking. There are parked cars behind the crowd of people. In the background, there is a row of businesses; signs in front of the businesses say "Central Hotel," "Walgreen Drugs," and "Strand." A banner hung across the road says "Baseball 8 P.M."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Red Hussars]

[Red Hussars]

Date: 1950
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of the all-girl honor organization, known as the Red Hussars of Thomas Jefferson High School. They are marching down Procter Street in a parade. People are gathered on both sides of the street to watch. Businesses also line the street. In the top-left of the photograph, text says "Port Arthur Telephone Directory September, 1961." The corps was best known for its quick "double time" step of 360 steps per minute. Members were selected and invited into the corps after passing five tests. The corps dissolved in 1993. In 1995, the Red Hussar Alumni Association was formed to be involved in community affairs and lead the Mardi Gras parade every February.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Townsend Dairy and Ice Cream Company]

[Townsend Dairy and Ice Cream Company]

Date: 1950
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Townsend Dairy and Ice Cream Company. A sign above a row of windows on the building says "Townsend Ice Cream Company." In the foreground, there are cars parked along the curb.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Townsend Quality Milk]

[Townsend Quality Milk]

Date: 1950
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Townsend Quality Milk on 2545 Procter Street. A decorative glass panel on the corner of the building says "Townsend" at the top. Townsend Quality Milk was the home of the famous Roscoe Bar, a vanilla ice cream dipped in chocolate on a stick. About one in five bars would have the word "Free" printed on the stick. This treat was popular with grade school children.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Back View of Water Treatment Plant]

[Back View of Water Treatment Plant]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a back exterior view of a Port Arthur Water Treatment Plant. In front of the buildings, there is a 100,000 gallon elevated storage tank. In the foreground, there are three sets of railroad tracks.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Brown Derby]

[Brown Derby]

Date: 1951~
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Brown Derby, a bar and hotel on 648 Procter Street. An awning hangs from the building, and signs on it say "Coca-Cola" and "Brown Derby." In the foreground, there is a woman standing on the sidewalk and cars parked along the curb.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Construction of Water Tower]

[Construction of Water Tower]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the construction of a one million gallon water tower in Pioneer Park. Half of the tank of the tower has not been built. There are men and construction equipment in the tank and also on the ground.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Construction of Water Tower]

[Construction of Water Tower]

Date: 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the construction of a one million gallon water tower in Pioneer Park. Half of the tank of the tower has not been built. There are men and construction equipment in the tank. In the background, there are buildings; a four story tall building is identified as Saint Mary Hospital.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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