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[Children Fishing]

[Children Fishing]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of many children standing by the lake side of Sabine Lake in Port Arthur, TX. They are all fishing in the lake. In the background is a line of parked cars. Further behind is the amusement park of Pleasure Island.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Children Dressed as Book Characters]

[Children Dressed as Book Characters]

Date: 1925
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of Franklin Elementary School students celebrating Children's Book Week outside of Gates Memorial Library. The children are dressed as, left to right, Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Jo March in "Little Women," Robinson Crusoe, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Doctor Dolittle, Marigold in "The Golden Touch," Robin Hood, Heidi, and a pirate in "Treasure Island."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gates Memorial Library]

[Gates Memorial Library]

Date: 1921
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a close-up of the exterior of Gates Memorial Library. A side of a wall and a bush are visible.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gates Memorial Library]

[Gates Memorial Library]

Date: 193?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Gates Memorial Library. There are trees growing near the right side of the building. In the foreground, there is a parked along a street.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Trolley Cars in Downtown Port Arthur]

[Trolley Cars in Downtown Port Arthur]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four trolley cars in downtown Port Arthur, TX. The cars are square with a dome roof. They have two large windows on either end and each side wall has a row of windows. Large of crowds of people are standing on downtown sidewalks by the trolley cars. A line of electrical poles is running to their left alongside the tracks. The first building on the left is clearly marked as a billiards hall.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Celebrating Completion of Kansas City Railroad]

[Celebrating Completion of Kansas City Railroad]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the two financiers of the Kansas City Railroad celebrating the railroad's arrival at the Gulf of Mexico. There are several large stacks of unused railroad ties behind the men. They are standing by a cement block which holds up the end of the tracks. They are shaking hands over the block. The men are, from left, John Arthur DeGoeijen and his father, Jan DeGoeijen.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Women at Gates Memorial Library]

[Women at Gates Memorial Library]

Date: 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two women sitting at a table working at Gates Memorial Library; they are identified as students in a college library science class. There are various labeling tools and books on the table. In the background, there is a bookshelf. Text below the photograph says, "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Department of Book Preparation, Accession work and Labelling Assisted by the Library Science Class. 1918."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Whitehaven House]

[Whitehaven House]

Date: 1988
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a building identified as Whitehaven, the home of Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Morris on 2545 Lakeshore Drive. The house is two stories high, and columns in the front reach the second story. Bushes and shrubs line the house. The house was built in 1915, and is now owned and operated by Lamar State College. Facilities were donated to the college by the Port Arthur Daughters of the American Revolution in 2000.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Oil Refinery Office Building]

[Gulf Oil Refinery Office Building]

Date: December 8, 1993
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as an old Gulf Oil Refinery office building, on west Seventh Street at Gulf Docks. The building is several stories high, and a sign near the building says "Chevron Port Arthur Refinery." In front of the building, there is a truck and a fence.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Southern Pacific Depot]

[Southern Pacific Depot]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Southern Pacific Depot in Port Arthur, TX. The station is a long building with a tall roof and awning. Several carts are in front of the station. People are standing around the entrance on the right side. The tracks run in front of the depot. A large, grassy area is in front of the tracks.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library