[Postcard of Crowd During Parade, 1923]

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Postcard with view of a crowd on Proctor Street in Port Arthur, Texas, during a parade in 1923. People wearing predominantly straw hats gather on both sides of the street, with many watching from the second story windows of the shops along the way. A float shaped like a sailing vessel can be seen followed by a brass band.

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1 postcard: b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Museum of the Gulf Coast and one other and was provided by Museum of the Gulf Coast to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Museum of the Gulf Coast

The Museum of the Gulf Coast provides over 450 photographs and postcards that depict the industry, activities, and life along the Coast. The museum combines conventional and unconventional methods to tell the exciting story of the Texas/ Louisiana Gulf Coast region.

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Postcard with view of a crowd on Proctor Street in Port Arthur, Texas, during a parade in 1923. People wearing predominantly straw hats gather on both sides of the street, with many watching from the second story windows of the shops along the way. A float shaped like a sailing vessel can be seen followed by a brass band.

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1 postcard: b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Museum of the Gulf Coast

The Museum of the Gulf Coast collection contains over 400 photographs and postcards depicting Jefferson, Harris, and Orange counties from the 1890's to the present day. Musical performance photographs include Glenn Wells, Jesse James and His Boys, Johnny Winter, Tex Ritter, the Boogie Kings, and many more. Other images display various people and places such as Spindletop, Texaco refineries, parades, and beaches.

Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • Feb. 6, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

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[Postcard of Crowd During Parade, 1923], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201816/: accessed August 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.