[Photograph of Men in Front of a Texaco Station in Port Arthur, Texas, June 22, 1932]

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Photograph of a group of thirteen men standing in front of a Texaco gas station. The men stand in two rows. The first row features three men in suits and a fourth man in a shirt and bow tie. The second row is primarily composed of men in white shirts and ties, with the third and eighth man wearing suits. Behind them, the Texaco station flies a Texaco and United States flag side by side. A single pump can be seen just behind the group, and a Texaco shaped like a question mark is further to the right. A body ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 28 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. June 22, 1932.

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This photograph 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 310 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this photograph 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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Photograph of a group of thirteen men standing in front of a Texaco gas station. The men stand in two rows. The first row features three men in suits and a fourth man in a shirt and bow tie. The second row is primarily composed of men in white shirts and ties, with the third and eighth man wearing suits. Behind them, the Texaco station flies a Texaco and United States flag side by side. A single pump can be seen just behind the group, and a Texaco shaped like a question mark is further to the right. A body of water can be seen in the right background. The reverse side of the photograph identifies Fred P. Dodge as the person on the far right of the front row.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 28 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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  • June 22, 1932

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  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

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[Photograph of Men in Front of a Texaco Station in Port Arthur, Texas, June 22, 1932], photograph, June 22, 1932; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221871/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.