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  Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
 Decade: 1920-1929
[Gates Memorial Library Reading Room]

[Gates Memorial Library Reading Room]

Date: 1925
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Gates Memorial Library Reading Room. Two glass walls surround a circulation desk with a woman sitting on one side and other people standing on the opposite side of it. In the foreground, there are tables and shelves with periodicals; a girl is reading at a table. In the background, there are people sitting at tables surrounded by bookshelves.
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
[Kansas City Southern Railway Yardmaster's Office]

[Kansas City Southern Railway Yardmaster's Office]

Date: August 2, 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Kansas City Southern Railway Yardmaster's office building. One man is standing on the porch of the building, and two men are walking by it. A car is partially visible on the left side of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Lakeview Hotel]

[Lakeview Hotel]

Date: 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a wooden building identified as Lakeview Hotel on 601 Procter Street. The building is two stories high and text on the top says "Lakeview Hotel." Mrs. Sally Inman is the proprietor.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Loan Desk at Gates Memorial Library]

[Loan Desk at Gates Memorial Library]

Date: 1925
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the loan desk at Gates Memorial Library. A group of five people are gathered around the desk, and two women are sitting behind it. The two women are identified as Mrs. Mary (Donaldson) Wade and Mrs. Floy Haley Ranquetta. In the background, there are filing cabinets against the walls. A door is open behind the desk, and a woman is sitting behind another desk in a different room. Text below the photograph says "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Loan Desk - 1925."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur Armory Display]

[Port Arthur Armory Display]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a display in Port Arthur Armory for the 1923 anniversary celebration. The display consists of regional information. A sign above the display says "Port Arthur Population 20,069 'The City Next Door to the Sea.'"
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur College Float]

[Port Arthur College Float]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Port Arthur College parade float made for the twenty-fifth anniversary of Port Arthur. The float consists of paper flowers covering the sides and a paper flower covered frame on top. One woman and two men are under the frame; the woman is sitting at a desk with a typewriter, one man is sitting at another desk, and the other man is standing. There are several American flags on the top of the float. Two groups of women are holding American flags and standing on both sides of the float. In the background, there is a banner that says "Greater Port Arthur [College]...."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur Gas Company]

[Port Arthur Gas Company]

Date: 1921
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Port Arthur Gas Company on west Nineteenth Street and Terminal Road, adjacent to Texas Company Refinery. There is a tank beside a building with smoke stacks rising from it. Text below the photograph says "Port Arthur Gas Co." and "Located - West Port Arthur ... or 19th St." Accompanying material gives additional information about the company.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur High Schoo Football Lettermen]

[Port Arthur High Schoo Football Lettermen]

Date: 1929
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of six high school football lettermen. They are all wearing football uniforms. In the background, there is a building.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Portrait of Miss Mary Donaldson]

[Portrait of Miss Mary Donaldson]

Date: July 4, 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a portrait of Miss Mary Donaldson, the queen of the Port Arthur Silver Anniversary Celebration. She is wearing a crown and a long dress with sequin applique, pearl trim, and a long train. She is looking down at a scepter she is holding in her hands.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library