[Port Arthur Civilian Defense Card]

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Card certifying A. J. Krohn as an air raid warden in Port Arthur, Texas. A head shot of Krohn and his fingerprint are visible on the front of the card. The text on the back of the card reads: "Port Arthur Civilian Defense Air Raid. This is to certify that A. J. Krohn has been duly appointed an air raid warden. This is his authority to carry out the duties given wardens by the chief air raid warden."

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Creator: Unknown. January 10, 1942.

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Located in the coastal city of Port Arthur, the museum gives a glimpse into Texas' natural and cultural history. Materials cover notable eras in the state's past, from prehistoric times to the Civil War. It also includes materials on famous musicians and athletes from the Gulf Coast.

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Card certifying A. J. Krohn as an air raid warden in Port Arthur, Texas. A head shot of Krohn and his fingerprint are visible on the front of the card. The text on the back of the card reads: "Port Arthur Civilian Defense Air Raid. This is to certify that A. J. Krohn has been duly appointed an air raid warden. This is his authority to carry out the duties given wardens by the chief air raid warden."

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1 card : b&w

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[Port Arthur Civilian Defense Card], paper, January 10, 1942; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth202313/: accessed April 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.