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[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
[Group of Student at Train Depot]

[Group of Student at Train Depot]

Date: unknown
Creator: Rice Studio
Description: Photograph of a group of second graders from Travis Elementary School waiting for a train for a school field trip. The students are arranged in two long rows. Four teachers are standing behind them. A rail car behind the group reads, "Baggage and Express, Railway Express Agency Inc." All the students and teachers are dressed in coats and winter clothing.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur Businesses]

[Port Arthur Businesses]

Date: 1912~
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of two businesses on the corner of Seventh Street and Austin Avenue. A sign on the left building says "Hotel Nash" above a balcony. The building on the right is taller. In the background, there are other buildings. Text below the image says "Port Arthur Buildings - Corner Seventh St. and Austin. Ave.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gates Memorial Library]

[Gates Memorial Library]

Date: 1925~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Gates Memorial Library loan desk. Three women are sitting behind the desk, and bouquets of flowers are sitting on top of it. To the right of the desk, there is a set of glass panels with images attached to the glass. In the background, there are windows, a door, and bookshelves.
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
[National Guard Armory]

[National Guard Armory]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as a National Guard Armory on Lakeshore Drive. The building is one story high, and has four entrance ways in the front. In the foreground, there is a yard with small trees. The armory was built in the 1920s and served as home of the original Texas National Guard units, the 111th Engineers, and the Thirty-Sixth Division. They were assigned to Port Arthur shortly after Pearl Harbor.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Horses in Port Arthur Parade]

[Horses in Port Arthur Parade]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of group of people riding horses for a parade in Port Arthur, TX. There are a variety of age groups on horseback. The horses are a multitude of colors. Most of the people are wearing cowboy hats. A fire engine is in the back, behind the group of horses.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur Downtown Parade]

[Port Arthur Downtown Parade]

Date: unknown
Creator: Moon Photographic Service
Description: Photograph of a parade in downtown Port Arthur, Texas. A float is in the middle of a large crowd. The float is filled with young women. Three girls in light dresses are standing at the back. A young girl is standing with her hands on what appears to be a large birthday cake. Several more girls in dark dresses are seated at the front of the float. A large paper star is on the very back of the float.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Photograph of Golden Jubilee Queen]

[Photograph of Golden Jubilee Queen]

Date: unknown
Creator: Miler, Gordon
Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur Golden Jubilee queen, Miss Gloria Antone. She is wearing a large, white dress. On her head is a tall, ornate crown. She is holding a white scepter.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gates Memorial Library]

[Gates Memorial Library]

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Gates Memorial Library. There are stairs and columns on the front of the building. A girl is walking up the stairs. Trees and shrubs surround the building.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library