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[Gulf Oil Tennis Club]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people sitting on the porch of a building to watch a tennis match at the Gulf Oil Tennis Club in Port Arthur, Texas. Several more people stand on the court, holding tennis rackets, and the net is visible to the right. F. E. "Gene" Gifford and his wife Florence are seated on the porch, fourth and fifth from the left.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Men with Fish, 1908]

Description: Photograph of a group of twelve men posing in front of a building with their bounty of fish. The mat side of the photo has unclear writing.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Port Arthur High School Students, 1908-1909]

Description: Photograph of freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior students of Port Arthur High School, 1908-1909. Principal Dilley is identified as standing to the far right. Superintendent J. H. Bright is standing at the far left behind a woman named Mary E. Donaldson. The students are arranged in three rows in front of a brick building with four tall windows behind them.
Date: ~1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of the First Boat Through a New Canal, January 24,1908]

Description: Photograph of the first boat to move through the new canal in Port Arthur, Texas. The center of the photo shows the lengthy vessel "Sabine" carrying lumber and several men and women in dark formal clothing, a United States flag raised fore and aft. There is a boat behind the "Sabine" and another boat with its nameplate partially hidden is over to the right. To the left is a smaller vessel covered with lumber and tools and a single man in the rear. Land runs across the left side and in the right background. On the reverse side of the photograph is a description of the photo, the date, and an incomplete list of visible people.
Date: July 24, 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of United States Destroyers, 1908]

Description: Photograph of a row of United States destroyer vessels participating in the opening of the Sabine-Neches canal in 1908. The armed destroyers are tied together across their bows, and sailors can be seen working on board. The vessels are named, from left to right, "Sterret," "Terry," "Walke," and "Monach."
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast