[Smith - May Motor Company] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Smith - May Motor Company]


  • Photographer: Everett, James
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: 3217 Allison Avenue Groves, Texas 77619 ; Date: 1948-11-19 , Number 110


  • Creation: 1948-11-19


  • English


  • Content Description: Photograph of three men identified as the owners, Leslie Cloar, Howard Smith, and Roy Cloar, standing in front of a row of cars at Smith-May Motor Company on 949 Procter Street. Behind the cars, there are buildings with signs on them that say "Smith-May Motor Co. Buick Pontiace GMC Trucks," "Serviing Port Arthur Motorists for more than a third of a Century," and "Better Used Cars."
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 14 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Automobiles
  • Keyword: Smith - May Motor Company
  • Named Person: Cloar, Leslie
  • Named Person: Smith, Howard
  • Named Person: Cloar, Roy
  • Keyword: Buick
  • Keyword: Pontiac
  • Keyword: Procter Street
  • Keyword: GMC

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1948-11-19


  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
    Code: SG09


  • Name: Port Arthur Public Library
    Code: PAPL

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: PAPL_0572
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth79465


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Epson Perfection V700 Photo