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  Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
 Decade: 1960-1969
[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
[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
[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
[Municipal Building]

[Municipal Building]

Date: February 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a building identified as the Municipal Building on Lakeshore Drive and Dallas Avenue. A staircase leads to the entrance, and text says "Municipal Building" above it. In the foreground, an unidentified man is standing in between two trees.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[City of Port Arthur Public Works Employees]

[City of Port Arthur Public Works Employees]

Date: August 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of City of Port Arthur Public Works employees posing in front of spools of electrical cable. The cable will be placed underwater to Pleasure Island. Five of the six men on the back row are identified as (left to right) Leo Langham, Doc Marsh, Roger Berthlot, P. R. Hollier, and Toby Duncan; the two men on the bottom row are identified as Pete Petite (of U. S. Corps of Engineers, diver) and David Petite (son of Pete Petite). In the background, there are two men standing beside a body of water.
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
[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
[Municipal Building]

[Municipal Building]

Date: 1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Municipal Building on 248 Lakeshore Drive. A staircase leads to the entrance, and text above the entrance says "Municipal Building." In front of the building, there are shrubs and trees and each side of a sidewalk. The building was formerly Mary Gates Hospital.
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
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