[Men and Women on the Steps of the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, Texas]

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Photograph of a large group of men, women, and children posing on the balcony and steps of the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, Texas.

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

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Creator: Unknown. 1946.

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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 122 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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Description

Photograph of a large group of men, women, and children posing on the balcony and steps of the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, Texas.

Physical Description

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

Notes

"Winnie Vaught (right balcony last girl), between 1940-1949 (1946)"

"8" x 20", brown tone image, taken on steps of FCC, 5th Street, about 1943-1944. Some of those on front row are: left to right, Ola Mae (Benson) Keating with daughter Patricia, women in light-colored suit is Gertrude Hunter, standing directly behind her left shoulder is her husband, Tom Hunter; lady in black dress and hat is Maude Blitch; next lady is Mozelle Phillips and her husband is standing directly behind her; man in suit in middle of front row is Martin Dooley and his wife, Clarice, is standing directly behind him; lady in printed dress on front row not known, do not know lady in black dress; lady next to her in black hat and light-colored dress holding infant is Osene Neel; lady sitting on church pillar holding small child is Bill Kettrick with her daughter Carolyn; next to her black dress, hat, and long black gloves is Grace Foote; then Mrs. Irene Anglemyer and her husband, the Reverend Shelvy H. Anglemyer church minister."

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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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  • 1946

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  • Feb. 19, 2008, 6:55 p.m.

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  • Feb. 24, 2009, 10:10 a.m.

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[Men and Women on the Steps of the First Christian Church in Port Arthur, Texas], photograph, 1946; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34947/: accessed July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting First Christian Church of Port Arthur.