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[1935 Board of Education]

Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur Independent School District Board of Education in 1935, standing on the steps of a building.
Date: 1935
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Actors on Stage]

Description: Photograph of four men and a woman, who is dressed as a maid, standing and six women sitting in chairs on a stage in a theater in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Ad for Jaycee Fishing Pier]

Description: Photograph of a long pier with rocks on either side of it, jutting out into the ocean. The text at the top of the photo reads, "Jaycee Fishing Pier Reopens Saturday May 11th."
Date: 1945
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View City and Waterways]

Description: Photograph of aerial view of Port Arthur with boat in the waterway and Lake Sabine in the background. Handwritten on the reverse: "Urban Renewal" "Tenth St., Look East, 7-28-20"
Date: July 28, 1920
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Bald Men]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of several bald men standing around signs in a hallway at the United Baldheads of America Convention in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Drawbridge]

Description: Aerial photograph of Pleasure Pier Drawbridge. A large ship has just passed through the bridge and it is still drawn. There are cars waiting for the ship to pass, and the town can be seen on the other side of the river. A stamp on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: September 17, 1955
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Flood]

Description: Aerial photograph of the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. The streets are covered in water, and houses can be seen into the distance. The caption on the photograph reads, "Looking west from wireless tower at college. August 16-17 Flood, 1915."
Date: 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Marching Band]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a marching band and a line of cars on a street during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. Cars are lined up behind a crowd on the right side of the street, and more people are visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Neighborhood]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a neighborhood immediately before a flood in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Parade]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of several decorated cars driving down a street during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A crowd of people stand on either side of the street, and a row of cars are parked to the right. Buildings are visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of buildings and trees in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Port Arthur After Flood]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Port Arthur after a flood. Trees and buildings are visible to the right and in the background.
Date: 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Port Arthur Neighborhood]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of houses in a neighborhood in Port Arthur, Texas. The rest of the city is visible in the background, including other buildings, a water tower, and trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of an aerial of view of Procter Street from the Kansas City Southern Train Station, in Port Arthur, Tx. A handful of cars can be seen on the street, which is in the center of the photograph and extends into the distance. There are other intersecting streets with buildings lining them that create a grid layout. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Ship Passing Through Drawbridge]

Description: Aerial photograph of a ship and a town on the edge of a river. The ship is passing through a bridge identified as Please Pier Drawbridge, and cars can be seen waiting for it to pass. The buildings extend into the background.
Date: 1955
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Airplane in a Field]

Description: Photograph of two people standing to the left of an airplane in a field at an air show in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Airplane in Field]

Description: Photograph of a small airplane in a field in Port Arthur, Texas. A herd of cattle and a man on horseback are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Airplane Seeding a Field]

Description: Photograph of an airplane flying low over a flooded rice field to seed it. A man holding up a sign is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Airport in Jefferson County]

Description: Photograph of an airplane in front of the first airport building in Jefferson County, Texas.
Date: 1945
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Amelia Carr and Her Mother]

Description: Photograph of two women, identified as Amelia Carr and her mother, standing outside. Both are wearing long white dresses and white shoes. They have their arms around each other and are laughing.
Date: 1917
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Annual Red Cross Meeting Officers]

Description: Photograph of two men in suits and one woman in a dress, at the Annual Red Cross Meeting. They are Officers identified from left to right as Vice Chair Bernis W. Sadler, Treasurer Ross James, and Secretary Dorothy Ingram. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates it June 24, 1964.
Date: June 24, 1964
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

April 1959, Fire Destroyed the Port Arthur YMCA Building

Description: Photograph of the remains of the burned YMCA building in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. All that's left are twisted steel I-beams, charred wood, and stone. Firemen can be seen working in the wreckage.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

April 1959, YMCA Burns to the Ground - Nothing Saved

Description: Photograph of the remains of the YMCA on the Southeast corner of Austin Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. Fire crews are spraying the wreckage with water. All that remains is a pile of twisted steel I-beams and stone.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Artist Maudee Carron With Sculpture]

Description: Photograph of artist Maudee Carron seated next to a sculpture. She is wearing a hat and glasses, and holding a tool to the sculpture. The sculpture is a series of stacked circles.
Date: October 14, 1977
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast