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[First Water Well Near Port Arthur]

[First Water Well Near Port Arthur]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men standing near the first water well near Port Arthur, TX. The well is a hand pump device with a wooden trough to take water towards a holding container. Both men are wearing hats. The man on the left is holding a small glass of water in his hand.
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
[Front View of Rose Hill Manor]

[Front View of Rose Hill Manor]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
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. A wide sidewalk leads up to the front door. The walk is bordered by rows of bushes. Two white lamps are on either side of the walk.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gates Day Memorial Celebration]

[Gates Day Memorial Celebration]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a memorial celebration in memory of John W. Gates in Port Arthur, TX. A large crowd is milling around a large open park near a building. In the middle of the park is a small gazebo. People are in the gazebo seated. Many of the people are carrying umbrellas.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Golden Jubilee Speedboat Race]

[Golden Jubilee Speedboat Race]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two photographs of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of 1948 in Port Arthur, TX, pasted back-to-back. The front photograph depicts a large group of people seated on a wooden pier on the left side of the photo. This pier is on Rue de Soldats Drive parallel to the waterway. Several boats are in the water, racing past the group of spectators. The photograph on the back is photographed from a high vantage overlooking the Rue de Soldats Drive with a number of automobiles and people in the foreground. A line of spectators runs diagonally into the background from the right foreground and disappears in the distance. The storm levee and Pleasure Island are visible across the waterway.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Oil Coke Stills]

[Gulf Oil Coke Stills]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the coke stills at the Gulf Oil Refinery in Port Arthur, TX. The coke stills are in a long building with five smoke stacks. Two cylindrical buildings are to the left of the stills. A short wire fence is between the photographer and the buildings. Railroad tracks run by the stills.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Oil Coking Operations]

[Gulf Oil Coking Operations]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the coking operations at the Gulf Oil Refinery. On the left of the picture are several tall brick storage containers. Near those are tall, brick chimneys. Two workers appear to be performing maintenance on a brick wall in the picture foreground.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Oil Docks and Refinery]

[Gulf Oil Docks and Refinery]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of The Gulf Oil Company docks and refinery. Several ships are docked at the shoreline by the refinery. A field of many storage containers is in the picture background.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Oil Machine Shops]

[Gulf Oil Machine Shops]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the machine shop at the Gulf Oil Refinery in Port Arthur, TX. Several workers are working at worktables on the right side of the factory. Several more are on a locomotive crane on the left. The shop walls are covered in windows.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Oil Plant]

[Gulf Oil Plant]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Gulf Oil Plant from the entrance in Port Arthur, TX. A man is standing by the gate, holding it open. Several smokestacks are to the right. There are several large buildings on the left.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library