[Port Arthur Trolley Tracks]

[Port Arthur Trolley Tracks]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the trolley tracks leading from downtown Port Arthur, TX to Pleasure Island. Beside the tracks is the US Army Corps of Engineers weather station. The Pleasure Island roller coaster and dance hall are visible in the distance.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Pleasure Pier]

[Pleasure Pier]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Pleasure Pier dance hall on in Port Arthur, TX. Several vehicles are parked near the pier and there are people standing under the awning of the hall. A large sign outside the dance hall reads, "Re-elect W.W. Bill Richardson, Sheriff."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
Between the Cracks of History: Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore

Between the Cracks of History: Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore

Date: 1997
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains twenty-one essays about folklore in Texas, including essays about police burials, railroads, graffiti, folk music, dance halls, and other folklore. The index begins on page 279.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Heritage, Volume 04, 2010

Heritage, Volume 04, 2010

Date: 2010
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Foundation
[Soldiers and Women Dancing]

[Soldiers and Women Dancing]

Date: 1950
Creator: United States. Army.
Description: Photograph of uniformed American soldiers dancing with women on a dance floor. The photograph is taken from an angle above the group. Soldiers and women can be seen in the background sitting on a low stone wall or pieces of furniture.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell