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[Contestants in Beard Judging Contest]

[Contestants in Beard Judging Contest]

Date: unknown
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Description: Photograph of a group of men who have entered a beard competition for a celebration of the founding of Port Arthur, TX. All the men are gathered in a room surrounded by a group of spectators. The men are looking up at the photographer in front of them.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[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
[Cotton Baling Plant]

[Cotton Baling Plant]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a storage area for cotton bales. The bales are made in a cotton baling plant in Sabine, TX. Large piles of bales are placed around the room. In the middle of the room, there is a machine that appears to be forming the cotton coming in on a conveyor belt into bales.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[County Courthouse and Pleasure Pier]

[County Courthouse and Pleasure Pier]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse and Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, TX. The Pleasure Pier bridge, which spans the Sabine-Neches Canal from the courthouse to the amusement park, is raised. Pleasure Pier can be seen in the distance on the shore of Sabine Lake. The roller coaster is the tallest structure on the right.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[DeQueen Boulevard Residential Area]

[DeQueen Boulevard Residential Area]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a residential area in Port Arthur, TX. The main street running down the center is DeQueen Boulevard. Houses surround the boulevard for about four blocks in either direction.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Downtown Port Arthur Aerial]

[Downtown Port Arthur Aerial]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the town of Port Arthur and surrounding area. The downtown area is in the center. In the back is the Sabine-Neches Canal and Pleasure Island. A ship is sailing the canal past the Pleasure Pier Bridge.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Downtown Port Arthur in Snow]

[Downtown Port Arthur in Snow]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of Port Arthur, TX in January 1948. A ship is passing through the raised canal bridge. On land, the ground is covered in a layer of snow.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Dredge Digging Canal]

[Dredge Digging Canal]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an Army Corps of Engineers dredge digging the Sabine-Neches Canal in 1908. The digging apparatus is on the back of the boat, being dragged along the bottom of the canal.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Early Port Arthur Aerial]

[Early Port Arthur Aerial]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Port Arthur. Mary Gates Hospital, the engineers' office, and Port Arthur's first power plant are all visible. In the far background, the smoke off the Gulf Oil and Texaco Oil Refineries is visible. Several houses can also been seen near the hospital and power company.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[First Presbyterian Church]

[First Presbyterian Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church in Port Arthur, TX. The church is a tall building with a bell tower on the front, left corner. Several palm trees are in the churchyard surrounding the building.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library