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[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Tracy Byrd]

Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd wearing a white cowboy hat, a dark western style shirt, jeans, and a belt buckle bearing his name. Managerial information is printed in the bottom left corner, the lower center is printed with Byrd's name, and the lower right is printed with MCA Nashville's logo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dixon, Dean
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Tracy Byrd on a Chair]

Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd reclining in a chair. He's wearing a black hat, dark western style shirt, jeans, and dark boots. Managerial information appears in the lower left portion of the photo, his name in the lower center, and MCA Nashville's logo in the lower right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dixon, Dean
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Tracy Byrd Sitting on a Chair]

Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd sitting on a chair in reverse. He's wearing a western style shirt, jeans, and a black hat. A brick wall serves as a background. To the lower left of the photo is his managerial information. His name is written in the middle of the bottom. The "MCA Nashville" logo is in the lower right corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dixon, Dean
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of the Boat, Heinrich Schulte, at Dock]

Description: Photograph of a boat named the Heinrich Schulte at dock. The vessel is pulled up alongside a pier that has several grain elevators raised along the left side of the photo. To the right of the Heinrich Schulte is another boat with no visible name.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett Photographic Service
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Coastal Coaches Bus to Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of "Coastal Coaches, Inc." white bus displaying "Pt. Arthur" as the destination. The bus is parked on the street in a residential neighborhood in front of small clapboard sided house with a front porch.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Fred Miller Bicycle Trucks and Rairoad Car]

Description: Photograph of Fred Miller standing in front of his pick-up truck with another crate filled flat bed truck behind. In the background is a wooden "Burlington Route" box car. Advertising displayed on the door of the pick-up reads: " Fred Miller, Bicycles, Hardware & Pets, 526 Austin Ave. Dial 5519" and "Fishing tackle, We make keys" on the side.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Grave of Arthur Stilwell Smith]

Description: Photograph of a grave surrounded by a small picket fence. The tombstone identifies the grave as Arthur Stilwell Smith's and reads, "Born May 1896; Died May 1896; First Birth, First Death in Port Arthur." A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Gulf Gas Station with Tire and Service Station]

Description: Photograph of Gulf gas station with gas pumps and signs reading "Flats Fixed", "Vulcanizing, Recapping". Service station attached with signs reading "Viator Auto Service" "welding, painting, auto service, general repairing" Car being repaired with worker up under the hood, man standing in front and a few others standing around behind near other cars and a bicycle.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Hampton Furniture and Appliance Dealer with Speed Queen Wringer Washers]

Description: Photograph of interior of an appliance store showing a line of seven Speed Queen wringer washing machines. Sitting on the wash machines and on a table beside them is "Rinso" brand tub washing soap. In the background is a row of six Philco refrigerators with an advertising display for them. Handwritten on the reverse of the photo: "Hampton Furniture"
Date: 1941
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[J.B. Jameson Gas Station]

Description: Photograph of small white cinder block building with "J.B. Jameson, Groceries, Beer" painted on the side with a Coca-Cola sign also. There are two fuel pumps out front with mail boxes to the back of the building. On the reverse of the photograph is the handwritten address: "Orange Rd. & Stadium Rd."
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Franklin Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of Franklin Elementary School in Port Arthur, Texas. Standing by a street and sidewalk and surrounded by a chain link and barbed wire fence, the school is two stories tall. A sign bearing the school's name and information can be seen near the main entrance.
Date: December 1996
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Port Arthur City Bus]

Description: Photograph of a Port Arthur city bus with driver sitting in front of the First National Bank of Port Arthur on a sunny day. A man in a hat walks on the sidewalk near a lady in a dress.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Port Arthur High School Band Drum Corps]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur High School "Red Hussars" drum corps in parade. The girls are wearing skirted uniforms with parade boots. Crowd lines both sides of the street with some people viewing out the window from the upper story of a building. Some spectators are viewing the parade from the back of a pickup truck on the side street with parked cars.
Date: December 1947
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Port Arthur Train Station]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur train station depot with train engine #32 of the Kansas City Southern Line passenger train boarding. Porters and gentlemen and ladies are preparing to board the train. Train tracks and switches are in the foreground. Handwritten on the reverse of the photograph is: "prob. 50's"
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
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

[Shrimping Boats at Docks]

Description: Photograph of a fleet of shrimping boats at the docks. There are clusters of boats on the left and right side of the photograph. A lighthouse is visible in the distant background. There is a sticker on the back of the photograph that identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Staff Posing in Front of Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the staff of the Longhorn Cafe posing outside the restaurant. There are four women in white dresses in the front row, one in a light-colored dress, and four in shirts and jeans. Two men wearing suits stand on either side of the front row. The second row is a combination of men and women, with some looking away from the camera. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Staff Posing in Front of Restaurant]

Description: Photograph of a group of people identified as staff of The Schooner Restaurant standing outside. There are two women in white dresses and two men, and they are standing by the corner of the building. There are four visible cars parked in front of the restaurant. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas., and dates the image 1955.
Date: 1955
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Texaco Corner Service Station]

Description: Photograph of corner Texaco gas service station. Tanner's auto supply with signs advertising recapping, vulcanizing, and wheels aligned. Other businesses and homes are adjacent and in the background.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Train Bar Car]

Description: Photograph of a lady seated in a train car with the chairs and tables lined up along the sides to form an aisle. On the reverse in handwriting: "Southern Belle Train, Hazel Turnbull, sitting at bar"
Date: March 14, 1997
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast