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[Photograph of a Rainbow Bridge Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade for the ribbon cutting ceremony of Rainbow Bridge. The procession is being lead by African American men in military uniform. On either side of the parade is a crowd watching from both the street and from the windows of nearby buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of a Sailing Ship Being Pulled by a Tugboat]

Description: Photograph of a large sailing vessel being pulled by a smaller tugboat in choppy waters. The larger sailing vessel is to the left and has nine rhomboidal and triangular sails. To the right and in front of the ship is a small tugboat in shadow.
Date: unknown
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

[Photograph of Three Women on a Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of three women sitting on a flowered parade float, holding dark ribbons attached to a pole shaped like a drilling rig. A tall brick building can be seen behind the float.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Tracy Byrd Holding a Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd holding a guitar. He is wearing white shirt, black cowboy hat, and a leaning on a black acoustic guitar.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Photography Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Factory Workers]

Description: Photograph of factory workers. They have lined up into different levels of rows to pose for the photo. Their manner of dress is varied, but most wear dark clothes. Many of their hands are covered in soot. They are posed inside of a factory, with industrial materials visible behind the men and beneath them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Marcia Ball with Bill Clinton at a Formal Event]

Description: Photograph of Marcia Ball in a black dress with a pearl necklace, standing between Bill Clinton to the right and a man in a tuxedo to the left. Additional people can be seen in the background in front of a bluish curtain speckled with points of light
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Factory Workers]

Description: Photograph of furniture factory workers stopping work to pose for a photo. Several men in work clothes stand in the foreground around machines. Dozens more can be seen in the background of a factory filled with machines and straps. Daylight pours in from high windows along the upper left quadrant of the photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Forerunner of Texaco Marine Fleet]

Description: Photograph of a large ship on the water, surrounded by a flock of seagulls. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the ship "The 'Robert Sewell,' forerunner of Texaco's large Marine Fleet."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men Lined up at Bar]

Description: Photograph of Newport Bar interior, with men lined up at the counter. There are seven men at the bar wearing hats and suits, and two bartenders behind the counter. The short man near the middle of the photograph is identified as Percy Silliman. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note that reads, "Percy Silliman, 'short one,' Elton's Dad."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Interior of Newport Bar]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar with a group of men lined up at the counter. The men are wearing suits and hats; some are holding drinks and some are holding cigars. There is one man on the left side of the photograph with his back facing the camera. There are a large number of birds on a shelf that goes along the walls of the whole room, and large fish mounted behind the bar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Sarah Courts King]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Sarah Courts King, the first Anglo child born in Sabine Pass in 1836. She has dark hair and is wearing a long-sleeved black dress, black gloves, and bonnet, and looking away from the camera to the right. There is a card on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sarah Courts King. Family settled in Sabine Pass 1829. First white child born in the city, February 14, 1836. Born under Mexican Flag and lived under the Six Flags of Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men Standing on Grain Dock]

Description: Photograph of a group of men of different nationalities on a grain dock. They are standing in a line across the dock and there are two boats and a large ship in the background. Six of the men are seated. The back of the photograph has a list of each person and their nationalities. It identifies the men from left to right: E.A. Laughlin (American, Lumber Yard), unknown (Holland), Dick Schultz (American, Saloon), L. Schuh (Germany, Barber Shop & Shoe Store), D.A. Schumaker (American, Sanitary Dept.), Peter Stock (Denmark, Building & Saloon), unknown (Holland), G.M. Craig (American), Oberhotz (American, Barber Shop), Frank Ireland (Holland, Shell & Gravel), Col. Jim Furlong (Ireland, Old Sabine Hotel), Peter Lamp (American, Rooming House). Seated on dock: J.W. Carr (England, Realtor), Howe (Denmark), Alfred Spence (Sweden), D.L. Stump (American, Port Arthur News). The Barge is identified as Parague of Orange, Texas and the ship is identified as Bancroft S.S.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Interior of Newport Bar and Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar and Cafe, owned by Gus and Alice Migurski. There is a bar counter with bar stools on the left side of the photograph, and two people standing near another counter and what appears to be a cash register on the right side of the photograph. There are large windows on the right wall, and tables and chairs with one man sitting down in the back of the room. There is a woman standing in a white dress in the far background, and large fish decorate the wall. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Newport Bar & Cafe. Donated by Elton & Kathleen Silliman. Elton was nephew of Gus & Alice Migurski who owned the Bar & Cafe."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men Drinking at Bar]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar and a group of men drinking. The three men near the center of the photograph are holding up their drinks and smiling at the camera. One man near the right is laughing and looking off to the side. The bartender is leaning against the back counter and looking forward. There are large fish and birds mounted around the room.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman and Two Girls Standing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a woman and two young girls, identified as being from the Carr family. The woman is wearing a long white dress, and the two girls are wearing knee-length white dresses. They are standing outdoors on a sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Two Women and Dog]

Description: Photograph of two women identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. They are seated outside with a dog, and there are large plants behind them. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that they are at 300 5th Street.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Child Standing in Chair]

Description: Photograph of a small child identified as Edith Carr. She is wearing a long coat and gloves, and standing on a chair. There is a backdrop with a nature scene on it.
Date: 1899
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

[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

[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