[Gulf Service Station]

Description

Photograph of an exterior view of a Gulf Service Station on Seventh Street and Savannah Avenue. There are gas pumps underneath an awning stretching out from the front of the building. Signs in front of the building say "Vulcanizing Recapping," "Gulf," and "Flats Fixed." In the background, there is another business with cars parked outside of it. The front of the building says "Viator Auto Service - Gen'l Repairing."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Everett, James 1944.

Context

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

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  • Everett, James 3217 Allison Avenue Groves, Texas 77619 ; Date: 1944 , Number 1353

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Photograph of an exterior view of a Gulf Service Station on Seventh Street and Savannah Avenue. There are gas pumps underneath an awning stretching out from the front of the building. Signs in front of the building say "Vulcanizing Recapping," "Gulf," and "Flats Fixed." In the background, there is another business with cars parked outside of it. The front of the building says "Viator Auto Service - Gen'l Repairing."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 14 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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  • 1944

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  • Feb. 20, 2010, 6:28 p.m.

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Everett, James. [Gulf Service Station], photograph, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79652/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Port Arthur Public Library.