[Port Arthur Jail]

Description

Photograph of an exterior view of a wooden building identified as the first city jail of Port Arthur, Texas. There are two narrow windows with bars over them, and several shingles are missing from the roof. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "First Port Arthur Jail 11-28-30."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. November 28, 1930.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by Port Arthur Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 251 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Port Arthur Public Library

The Port Arthur Public Library provides this East Texas city with access to information and various educational programs. The Friends of the Port Arthur Public Library, a nonprofit local organization, aids the library financially.

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Description

Photograph of an exterior view of a wooden building identified as the first city jail of Port Arthur, Texas. There are two narrow windows with bars over them, and several shingles are missing from the roof. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "First Port Arthur Jail 11-28-30."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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  • November 28, 1930

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  • Feb. 20, 2010, 6:28 p.m.

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[Port Arthur Jail], photograph, November 28, 1930; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79562/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Port Arthur Public Library.