[First Christian Church High School Seniors]

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Photograph of graduating seniors from the high schools local to the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, Texas. They are wearing graduation caps and gowns, standing together in three rows inside the church. They are, from left to right: Front row: Mary Scott, Port Neches-Groves High School; Sandy Ellis, Thomas Jefferson High School; Elizabeth Anne Sutherlin, Thomas Jefferson High School; Patricia Trahan, Thomas Jefferson High School. Middle row: Sandra Reeder, Port Neches-Groves High School; Kay Houck, Nederland High School; Susan Davis, Thomas Jefferson High School; Patti Farley, Thomas Jefferson High School; Patricia Gayle Snider, Thomas Jefferson. Back row: Pete Huber, ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Watkins Studio May 26, 1968.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by First Christian Church of Port Arthur to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 194 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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First Christian Church of Port Arthur

The church, which is part of the Disciples of Christ, has been in Port Arthur since 1904. In addition to the important role they play in their community, the church is known for famous musician Janis Joplin, who sang with the youth choir in the early 1950s. They received a Rescuing Texas History grant in 2007 to aid in digitization.

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Photograph of graduating seniors from the high schools local to the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, Texas. They are wearing graduation caps and gowns, standing together in three rows inside the church. They are, from left to right:

Front row: Mary Scott, Port Neches-Groves High School; Sandy Ellis, Thomas Jefferson High School; Elizabeth Anne Sutherlin, Thomas Jefferson High School; Patricia Trahan, Thomas Jefferson High School.

Middle row: Sandra Reeder, Port Neches-Groves High School; Kay Houck, Nederland High School; Susan Davis, Thomas Jefferson High School; Patti Farley, Thomas Jefferson High School; Patricia Gayle Snider, Thomas Jefferson.

Back row: Pete Huber, Thomas Jefferson High School; Ronnie Musgrove, Thomas Jefferson High School; Marc Huber, Thomas Jefferson High School; Dr. James R. Wright, Jr., Minister; Tommy Tuttle, Nederland High School; James R. Wright, III, Thomas Jefferson High School.

Seniors not present when picture was taken were: Mike Harmon and Dianne Petry from Thomas Jefferson High School.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • May 26, 1968

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  • Feb. 19, 2008, 7:07 p.m.

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  • May 24, 2013, 4:07 p.m.

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Watkins Studio. [First Christian Church High School Seniors], photograph, May 26, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34907/: accessed July 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting First Christian Church of Port Arthur.