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  Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
 Decade: 1940-1949
[Franklin's Dress Shop]

[Franklin's Dress Shop]

Date: 1944
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Franklin's Dress Shop, a popular ladies clothing store. Display windows in the front of the store show mannequins wearing dresses and hats. There is a smaller doorway on the left side of the store's entrance. Signs above the entrance say "Franklin's."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Girls Recreation Association]

[Girls Recreation Association]

Date: 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Thomas Jefferson High School Girls Recreation Association. The girls are wearing light colored uniforms, and are posing in five rows on a flight of stairs. In the background, there is a building with three sets of double doors.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Golden Arrow Drive - In]

[Golden Arrow Drive - In]

Date: 1946
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Golden Arrow Drive-In on 248 Seventh Street. A sign on the building says "Golden Arrow." On the left side of the building, there is a parking lot.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Golden Arrow Drive - In Staff]

[Golden Arrow Drive - In Staff]

Date: 1946
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of nine women standing in a row, identified as the Golden Arrow Drive-In service staff on 248 Seventh Street. They are all wearing uniform skirts, bolero jackets, blouses, and change purses. They are standing in front of a window of the restaurant.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Golden Jubilee Parade Float]

[Golden Jubilee Parade Float]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Murphy's Bakery parade float, made by Pete Balch for the Golden Jubilee Parade. The float consists of a four-tiered circular cake shape, with a sign on the top that says "50." On the side of the float, cursive text says "Murphy's." A man is standing in front of the float. In the background, there are houses.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Service Station]

[Gulf Service Station]

Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a Gulf Service Station on Seventh Street and Savannah Avenue. There are gas pumps underneath an awning stretching out from the front of the building. Signs in front of the building say "Vulcanizing Recapping," "Gulf," and "Flats Fixed." In the background, there is another business with cars parked outside of it. The front of the building says "Viator Auto Service - Gen'l Repairing."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[J. B. Jameson Groceries]

[J. B. Jameson Groceries]

Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of J. B. Jameson Groceries on Orange Highway and Stadium Road. Text on the building says "Drink Coca-Cola" and "J. B. Jameson Groceries Beer." Two gas pumps are under an awning in the front of the building.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Jubilee Parade]

[Jubilee Parade]

Date: 1948
Creator: Ellsworth, A. W.; Moon, George & Hansen, Einar
Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathering on the 600 block of Procter Street for the Jubilee Parade. Several businesses are lined along the street. Text below the photograph says "Before the Parade" and "By A.W. Ellsworth." On the back of the photograph, there is another photograph of the Jubilee Parade. A crowd is gathered in the street covering the view of the parade. People are sitting on the edges of the tops of the buildings lining the street. Text above the photograph says "P.F.: Celebrations Golden Jubilee- 1948;" text below the photograph says "The Jubilee Parade" and "By George Moon Printed by Einar Hansen."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Lyndon Johnson]

[Lyndon Johnson]

Date: 1948
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a man piloting a helicopter that says "Lyndon Johnson for U. S. Senator" on the side. The helicopter is hovering above a field of grass. In the background, there is a crowd of people standing in front of Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Men Waiting to Unload Train]

[Men Waiting to Unload Train]

Date: 1946
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a group of men identified as local grocers waiting to unload food from a train car. Some men are leaning on cars, and other men are standing in the doorway of a train car. In the background, a train car says "Plessala Bros. Complete Food Stores Port Arthur, Texas" on the side.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library