[Postcard of Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, Texas]

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Postcard of an aerial view of Pleasure Island in Port Arthur, Texas. Pleasure Island is near the bottom of the photo, featuring a roller coaster and several buildings along the waterway. A boulevard stretches from the Pier towards Port Arthur, wherein several buildings are visible. Along the background, oil refiners and tanks are visible. The reverse side of the postcard has a description on the upper left, the words "Jumbo Post Card" to the right, and a three cent stamp bearing the profile of Thomas Jefferson in the upper right corner.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 18 x 23 cm.

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Jumbo Post-Card Company Creation Date: Unknown.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Museum of the Gulf Coast 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 1791 times , with 83 in the last month . 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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Description

Postcard of an aerial view of Pleasure Island in Port Arthur, Texas. Pleasure Island is near the bottom of the photo, featuring a roller coaster and several buildings along the waterway. A boulevard stretches from the Pier towards Port Arthur, wherein several buildings are visible. Along the background, oil refiners and tanks are visible.

The reverse side of the postcard has a description on the upper left, the words "Jumbo Post Card" to the right, and a three cent stamp bearing the profile of Thomas Jefferson in the upper right corner.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 18 x 23 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.

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  • Feb. 6, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

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  • April 16, 2012, 10:54 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Jumbo Post-Card Company. [Postcard of Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, Texas], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201980/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.