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[Beaumont Police Department]

Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Police Department. There are ten men posing in front of the building, three are seated on motorcycles and the rest are standing. The officer on the left is identified as Tommy Baxter by writing on the back of the photograph, which also dates it 1943.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Beaumont Police Department Day Shift]

Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Police Department's day shift. There are ten men standing in front of the building, with three motorcycles in between them.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Children Reading in Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a small group of children reading in a classroom. Some of the children are seated in a semicircle, two of which are raising their hands. One child is writing on the chalkboard. The teacher is seated on the right side of the photograph, holding a book.
Date: 1940-1950~
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Church Interior During Service]

Description: Photograph of the interior of St. James Catholic Church during a service. The audience is standing in the pews, and two lines are leading up to the altar. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the service as the first Holy Communion Class, in 1941.
Date: 1941
Creator: Trost Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Elementary School Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a classroom at Carver Elementary School. The children are seated in their desks and smiling towards the camera. There is a table with miniature buildings on it at the back of the room. The teacher is standing in the opposite corner of the room, behind the children.
Date: 1940-1950~
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Elementary School Performance]

Description: Photograph of a school performance at Carver Elementary School. There are children seated on a stage with various instruments. The background of the stage is painted with a landscape mural.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Elementary School Program]

Description: Photograph of a school program at Carver Elementary School. Children are seated on the stage with instruments, and a man in a black suit is standing in front of them conducting. There is a hand-painted mural in the background. The audience is partially visible in the bottom of the photograph.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Fleet of Shrimp Boats]

Description: Photograph of a fleet of shrimping boats at a dock. The names of the boats in the front row, from left to right, read, "Miss Patterson," "Frances," and "Dutch Harbor." A stamp on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: April 7, 1947
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Officer on Motorcycle]

Description: Photograph of an officer, identified as Tommy Baxter, on his motorcycle. He is wearing a full uniform and sunglasses, and driving towards the camera. Writing on the back of the photograph reads, "Seawall 1942-1949."
Date: 1942-1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Opening Scene of Play]

Description: Photograph of the opening scene of "Heaven Bound," a Dorothy Ingram production. The play is being performed at 6th Street Baptist Church. There is a large staircase build on the stage, and performers are dressed in white gowns with wings. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Flooded House, 1943]

Description: Photograph of a flooded house in Port Arthur, Texas, in 1943. The gabled clapboard house with four shuttered windows and a central door is flooded up to the walkway. A partially covered shrub can be seen in the foreground.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Dorothy Ingram Wearing Dress]

Description: Portrait photograph of Dorothy Ingram. She is wearing a black, ruffled top and a star necklace. Her hair is short and pulled back. She is looking towards the camera with a neutral expression. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Sailboats on the Water]

Description: Photograph of sailboats on the water at Pleasure Pier. Three of the boats are near the foreground, and two are further in the background. The shore can be seen in the distance.
Date: June 1, 1946
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Second Grade Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a second grade class at Carter Elementary School. The children are seated in their desks and facing towards the front of the classroom. The teacher is standing in the back corner of the room and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Second Grade Elementary School Class]

Description: Photograph of a second grade classroom at Carver Elementary School. The children are seated in their desks and facing the camera. The teacher is standing at the back of the room.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Ship Passing Through Drawbridge]

Description: Aerial photograph of a ship passing through the drawbridge of a canal in Port Arthur. The town can be seen on the opposite side of the canal, and there are many buildings and houses along the streets. Two billowing clouds of dark smoke are visible in the distant background. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: 1947
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Third Grade Class at Carver Elementary]

Description: Photograph of a third grade class at Carver Elementary School. The children are seated in their desks and smiling towards the camera. The teacher is standing at the back of the classroom behind the students.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Third Grade Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a third grade class at Carver Elementary School. The children are seated in their desks and facing towards the camera. The teacher is standing on the opposite side of the classroom with her hands on the back of two students' chairs.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of Port Arthur From Rooftop]

Description: Photograph of a view of Port Arthur, taken from the roof of a hotel. A river on the right side of the photograph and various different buildings can be seen. Writing on the back of the photograph reads, "View of Port Arthur from Goodhue Hotel roof, taken by Dad. November 1946."
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast