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[Photograph of the Furchner Family]

Description: Photograph of the Furchner family standing together in front of a building. Theresa Furchner is in a black dress to the left and August is to the far right. Between them are their children, only two of whom (Frances and Augusta) are named on the reverse side of the photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Two Young Girls in Dresses]

Description: Photograph of two young girls in white dresses, identified as Amelia and Edith Carr. They are standing with their hands at their sides on a fur rug. Both are wearing white bows in their hair and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Frances and Augusta Furchner]

Description: Photograph of Frances (left) and Augusta (right) Furchner sitting on chairs in front of a house. Both are wearing dresses and coats and are holding dolls. The reverse side of the photo gives the address as 820 7th Street in Port Arthur. In addition, Frances' name has been lined out and Augusta is written with the name Bolew.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Edgar Winter Playing a Saxophone]

Description: Photograph of Edgar Winter playing a saxophone. Wearing dark flame patterned pants and a dark shirt, he kneels and angles the instrument upward. "Edgar Winter" is written in the lower center portion of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Woman Wearing Glasses]

Description: Profile photograph of a woman identified as Amelia Harriet Housley Carr. Her hair is pulled back and she is looking towards the right side of the photograph. She is wearing a light colored dress with a wide collar and glasses.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[High School class photograph]

Description: Photograph of a Port Arthur High School class. There are three rows of students with some seated and some standing. The girls are all wearing dresses and have their hair pulled back, and the boys are wearing suits and ties. The class teacher stands in the middle of the group behind a chalkboard with each person's name written on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Series of Barrels]

Description: Photograph of a line of barrels on a railway platform outside of a building. There are six barrels, four made of wood and two of metal. Text in the lower-right corner of the photograph reads, "Plate No. 7570, 5-1-27." An accompanying card (which has the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph as "Original type asphalt product packages" and the same text is handwritten on the back of the photograph.
Date: May 1, 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Barrel Construction]

Description: Photograph of a man constructing a barrel with machinery inside of a warehouse. He is wearing protective gloves, boots, an apron, and a hat, and is working on one of two barrels on what appears to be an assembly line. There are other machines and tools shown in the background. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph "Making barrels in the Cooper shop."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Officials in Port Arthur, Texas, 1971]

Description: Photograph of a group of five suited men sitting around a table laden with paperwork. The wood paneled wall behind them has two pictures of Port Arthur hanging along either side of a nautically themed clock. A blue banner regarding Port Arthur hangs to the left.
Date: July 7, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of a Family on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a family together on a porch. In the back, a woman in white and a man in a collar shirt stand on either side of an open door. In front of them sit a younger male in a vest on the left, with an older couple sitting in front of the door. A man holding a book titled "Black Mountain Ranch" is leaning against a tree to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Officials in Port Arthur, Texas, 1971]

Description: Photograph of twelve suited men situated around a table that is covered in paperwork. Five men sit at the table, while the other seven stand in a semicircle. The wood paneled wall behind the group bears pictures of Port Arthur on either side of a nautically themed clock. On the wall to the left, there hangs a blue banner exalting Port Arthur.
Date: July 7, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman Standing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Harriet Carr. She is wearing a white top and long, dark skirt and standing outdoors near plants.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Two Young Girls in Dresses]

Description: Photograph of two young girls wearing dresses with white bibs. They are identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. One girl is standing and the other is seated. They both have braided hair and are looking towards the camera.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Woman in White Top]

Description: Portrait photograph of a young woman, identified as Edith Evelyn St. Oswald car. She has dark hair that is pulled back, and is wearing a white top. There is a dark vignette around the edges that frames her from the shoulders up.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat in the Canal]

Description: Photograph of a boat going through a canal. Two smaller boats can be seen in the background behind it. There are men on a dock observing on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman in White Dress]

Description: Profile photograph of a woman in a long-sleeved white dress, identified as Harriet Housley Carr. She has dark hair that is pulled back into a bun, and is holding a glass bottle and cup. The photograph is dated 1897.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Lumber Company Float in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a C. Kramer Lumber Company float drawn by horses in a parade. There are men standing on top of the float and holding American flags. A small boy is following by the side of the float, and people are watching from the opposite side of the road.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Man in Suspenders and Hat]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Captain C. W. Tyrrell. He is wearing a striped shirt, suspenders, and hat, and is shown facing sideways. There are large plants in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat shaped float in a W. O. W. Parade. It is driving through the middle of a street, and children on the right side of the photograph are watching it pass in front of them. Other bystanders can be seen in the background.
Date: August 10, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Edith and Amelia Carr Posing Outside]

Description: Photograph of two young women identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. They are standing outdoors and wearing long dresses. Handwriting on the back of the photograph sends holiday greetings to a relative.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman on Boat With Life Ring]

Description: Photograph of a woman on a boat holding a life ring that says, "Shenandoah, Port Arthur." She is looking towards the camera and smiling. There is an awning on the right side of the photograph, and a ladder leading up to a deck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Postcard with View of Several Port Arthur Buildings]

Description: Postcard with a view of Port Arthur College, First Methodist Church, High School, and Library. The multiple storied stone buildings stand along an intersection that is planted with palm trees and shrubs. The reverse side has a handwritten description by Harriet Edith Meme.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast