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 Resource Type: Photograph
[Tug Boat Christening]

[Tug Boat Christening]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of release of the tub boat Margaret C. after christening. The boat is splashing side first into the water after being released from her ties. The tug being released after just having finished construction.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Brick Complex at Texaco Refinery]

[Brick Complex at Texaco Refinery]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a brick complex at the Texaco Refinery in Port Arthur, TX. Three workers are walking around the building. A tall storage tank is on the left with a ladder leaned against it. An object that appears to be an oven is in the picture foreground with a tall pipe protruding from the top.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Sabine Seafood Fishing Docks]

[Sabine Seafood Fishing Docks]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of the Sabine Seafood Company in Sabine, TX. The building is attached to a wooden pier on a body of water. Several rows of fishing boats are docked next to the pier. They are covered in nets.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Photograph of George M. Sims]

[Photograph of George M. Sims]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of George M. Sims. Sims was the Superintendent of Schools in Port Arthur, TX from 1914-1944. He was one of the first to use the 12-year school grade system. He is posed wearing a suit and tie. Only his head is photographed. He is also wearing glasses.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Tugboat Preparing to Pull Tanker]

[Tugboat Preparing to Pull Tanker]

Date: August 9, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of the Texaco tugboat "Havoline" assisting a full Texaco tanker to the sea with its load. The tanker is labeled as the "Wyoming" out of Wilmington, Delaware. One large smokestack on the bow of the ship carries the Texaco logo. An American flag is also flying from a pole on the bow. Another tanker, the "Nautica" out of Monrovia, is docked nearby.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Photograph of Frank Trost]

[Photograph of Frank Trost]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Frank Trost. Trost was the fire chief of Port Arthur, TX from 1899-1919. He is seen here dressed in suit and tie and wearing glasses.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Seafers - Whigham Home]

[Seafers - Whigham Home]

Date: 1976-07~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Seafers-Whigham home. Preston Seafer's family came to Port Arthur in 1897. The house is two stories high, with columns in the front. Bushes line the front of the house.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Aerial of Mary Gate Memorial Hospital]

[Aerial of Mary Gate Memorial Hospital]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mary Gates Memorial Hospital in Port Arthur, TX. The hospital is a three story building at the far left. Residential neighborhoods are to the right of the hospital. According to accompanying information, the hospital was converted and used as a city hall from 1930-1970.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Office of J.M. Guffey Oil Company]

[Office of J.M. Guffey Oil Company]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of original office of the J.M. Guffey (Gulf) Oil Company in downtown Port Arthur, TX. The building has three floors. A covered balcony extends from the second floor. It is supported by wooden columns on a porch around the first floor. The second floor balcony has pieces of fabric draped around it.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Crowd in front of the StrandTheater]

[Crowd in front of the StrandTheater]

Date: 1926
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a crowd of people outside the front doors of the Strand Theatre in the 500 block of Procter. The marquee says "John Barrymore-Dolores Costello and George O'Hara in The Screen Classic 'The Sea Beast.'" In the foreground, there is a row of cars.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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