[List of emigrants going from Antwerp to Galveston, January 21 and April 1, 1846]

[List of emigrants going from Antwerp to Galveston, January 21 and April 1, 1846]

Date: 1846-01-21/1846-04-01
Creator: D'Hanis, Guillaume
Description: List of emigrants going from Antwerp to Galveston. Signed Guillaume D'Hanis and dated January 21 and April 1, 1846 in Antwerp. "Ledger of the emigrants embarked this day on the ship "Diamond".
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Document detailing several financial transactions]

[Document detailing several financial transactions]

Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
Description: Document detailing several financial transactions, including passage from Port la Vacca to Galveston, a horse for the guide and other expenses.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Document listing payments received from colonists toward their passage from Galveston to Port Lavaca]

[Document listing payments received from colonists toward their passage from Galveston to Port Lavaca]

Date: unknown
Creator: Huth, Louis
Description: Document listing payments received from colonists toward their passage from Galveston to P. Lavacca, totaling f.391.--/$78.20.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Texas City harbor in 1919]

[Texas City harbor in 1919]

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of the port of Texas City from the docks in 1919. A one story wooden building with a lean-to porch is in the foreground. To the left, up the shoreline, a horse-drawn wagon stands near a series of small boats. A number of men, piles of boxes and kegs, are on the wooden wharves alongside the small boats. Beyond the small boats is a tug boat. On shore, a loading crane stands near an Ice wagon. On the other side of the slip, large cargo ships are at anchor. In the lower left hand corner of the photograph is written "Texas City Tex. Copyright E. E. Schlueter".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Boaters at the Texas City Dike in 1929]

[Boaters at the Texas City Dike in 1929]

Date: September 1929
Creator: unknown
Description: Two children sit in a wooden boat near the edge of the bay. In the background, around the bay inlet are other boats pulled up onshore, an open-air, but covered pavilion, some smaller wooden buildings, and a pier.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel

Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a river barge with a large crane on the right side of the frame. There are eleven workers in hats standing on top of the barge. In the foreground are steel beams and canisters amongst weeds. Typed on a piece of paper that is glued to the bottom of the mat is, "This is a barge, which is one of three we built for the U.S. Government in 1924. It was an all rivet barge made by the Orange Car and Steel. Mr Ben Glover was Shop foreman. It was built about half way from the shop and Livingston's ship yard. I worked as a fitter."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
 [Man holding on to a boat]

[Man holding on to a boat]

Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Description: A photograph of an unidentified man holding on to a boat. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Devastation at the docks after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Devastation at the docks after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of the devastation on the docks and along the shoreline near the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. This photograph was taken from out on the water. Huge clouds of black smoke, interspersed with smaller white smoke clouds rise from behind the piers and dock areas. Structures along the shoreline have been totally destroyed and huge hunks of metal, damaged pier structures and piles of debris are visible. In the far left, the metal framework from a warehouse can be seen.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial 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
[Chamber of Commerce Cruise]

[Chamber of Commerce Cruise]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur, TX Chamber of Commerce preparing for a cruise on a yacht identified as, "Ilderim Baltimore." A line of men, all in shirt and tie, are leaning against the side rail of the boat. Several life boats are tied to metallic arms above the boat's awning. A life-preserver on the side of the yacht bears the boat's name.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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