[Port Arthur Downtown Christmas Parade]

[Port Arthur Downtown Christmas Parade]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a Christmas Parade in downtown Port Arthur, TX. A large crowd is lining either side of the street. A number of cars are also on either side. Several groups of young children are seated atop the cars. Many stores are also visible including a theater, super market, and paint store, among others.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Bowl King Kole Bowling Alley]

[Bowl King Kole Bowling Alley]

Date: 1961
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Bowl King Kole bowling alley on Gulfway Drive. The building says "Bowl King Kole" at the top, and has cut-outs of bowling balls wearing crowns on it. In the foreground, there is a parking lot with cars in it.
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
[Bluestein Department Store]

[Bluestein Department Store]

Date: 196?
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Bluestein Department Store, on the 600 block of Procter Street. The brick building is several stories high, and a sign says "Bluestein's" on the side of the building. Several people are walking on its sidewalks, and cars are parked along its curb. Cars are also driving down the street. The store was owned and operated by Frank Bluestein (President), Leon Bluestein (Vice-President), and Maurice H. Born (Secretary-Treasurer).
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Downtown Decorated for Christmas]

[Downtown Decorated for Christmas]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX decorated for the Christmas holiday. Long strands of pine garland stretch across the intersections and along the fronts of the downtown buildings. Large wreaths are dispersed along the garland. In the wreaths are stars and bells. Several downtown customers are walking up and down the car-lined street.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Downtown Business District]

[Downtown Business District]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX. The left side of the street is lined with stores, including several clothing stores. A stop light is at the intersection shown. A single man is crossing the street onto the sidewalk. Behind him are two more people. Cars line the street in front of the stores. A sign on the stop light points the way to the Western Union. There is snow on the ground.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Early Harbor City Dray Line]

[Early Harbor City Dray Line]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of an early Port Arthur business. The sign identifies it as, "Harbor City Dray Line, Hauling and Moving." A group of people is outside. Two men and a young boy are atop an empty cart hitched to two mules. To the left, man dressed in dark clothes is holding two more mules. Three young children are standing to the left of the mules.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Texas Company Employee Picnic]

[Texas Company Employee Picnic]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, TX. A large number of people are in the amusement park for Texaco's annual employee picnic. A single road leads from the amusement park to the city beyond. A prominent feature is the large roller coaster on the left. Cars are parked in large lots to either side of the amusements and also along the street leading to town.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur Christmas Parade]

[Port Arthur Christmas Parade]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a Christmas Parade in Port Arthur, TX. A large crowd of people is lining the street. A float is coming down the street that has Santa on a sleight with two reindeer. He is waving to the crowds as he passes. The stores lining the street are decorated in garland and signs all around are promoting charitable giving.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Children Fishing]

[Children Fishing]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of many children standing by the lake side of Sabine Lake in Port Arthur, TX. They are all fishing in the lake. In the background is a line of parked cars. Further behind is the amusement park of Pleasure Island.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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