[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, ...

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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 191 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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First Christian Church of Port Arthur

The First Christian Church of Port Arthur contributes to the Rescuing Texas History, 2007 collection and materials from their collections include two history books of their congregation, as well as photos revealing the legacy of the church. Rock star Janis Joplin sang with the youth choir in the early 1950s, and photos from that time in her life are also included.

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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

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • May 26, 1968

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  • Feb. 19, 2008, 7:07 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 December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting First Christian Church of Port Arthur.