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[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
[School Friends Group Photo]

[School Friends Group Photo]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of adults who attended school together. They are all dressed in formal attire. Three are seated in the front. The other seven are standing in the back. A neutral curtain is hanging behind the group.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Downtown Business District]

[Downtown Business District]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX. The left side of the street is lined with stores, including several clothing stores. A stop light is at the intersection shown. A single man is crossing the street onto the sidewalk. Behind him are two more people. Cars line the street in front of the stores. A sign on the stop light points the way to the Western Union. There is snow on the ground.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Sutherlin Jewelry Store]

[Sutherlin Jewelry Store]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Sutherlin Jewelry Store in downtown Port Arthur, TX. The store is filled with many items, including jewelry, watches, instruments, clocks, china, and silverware. The people pictured, from left to right, are Mrs. Urcy Harman, Charles Morgan, Jim Sutherlin, and Edgar B. Sutherlin. The young girl is Elizabeth Ann Sutherlin.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur Silver Jubilee Queen]

[Port Arthur Silver Jubilee Queen]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur Diamond Jubilee Queen. Her name is Mary Donaldson. She is wearing a white dress with a long, white runner. On her head is a thin, white crown. She is holding a scepter in her hand.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[High School Students at Gates Memorial Library]

[High School Students at Gates Memorial Library]

Date: 1925~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of high school students posing outside of Gates Memorial Library. One woman on the left front row is identified as Grace Wendling Foote, married to Henry Foote. Text below the photograph says, "front row- l. to r. Grace Wendling (Foote)," and "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. (Pupils receive full school credit for work done at library)."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur Public Library West Side Branch]

[Port Arthur Public Library West Side Branch]

Date: unknown
Creator: Beryl Crist Photography
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Port Arthur Public Library - West Side Branch on 740 West Seventh Street. The building is made of brick, and signs to the right of the entrance say "Memorial Library West Side Branch." The building was constructed in May of 1955 by Straub, Rather, and Howze at a cost of $30,000. It began with 4,285 volumes of reading materials; Mrs. Illen Sessions was a librarian there.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Sanspariel Club Tacky Party]

[Sanspariel Club Tacky Party]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of couples in the Sabine Hotel in Port Arthur, TX. Many are wearing what appears to be nautical attire. Some have eye patches. Several are also smoking as the picture is taken. Several lights are hung from ceiling fans above. Those named are identified in the attached photocopy.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Early Harbor City Dray Line]

[Early Harbor City Dray Line]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an early Port Arthur business. The sign identifies it as, "Harbor City Dray Line, Hauling and Moving." A group of people is outside. Two men and a young boy are atop an empty cart hitched to two mules. To the left, man dressed in dark clothes is holding two more mules. Three young children are standing to the left of the mules.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Texas Company Employee Picnic]

[Texas Company Employee Picnic]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, TX. A large number of people are in the amusement park for Texaco's annual employee picnic. A single road leads from the amusement park to the city beyond. A prominent feature is the large roller coaster on the left. Cars are parked in large lots to either side of the amusements and also along the street leading to town.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library