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[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

[Train on Tracks]

Description: Photograph of the Kansas City Southern Train at a station in Port Arthur. There are two men walking towards the camera, and a large group of people on the platform behind them. There is a small white building at the station. 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

[Wrecked cars in front of "Frank's Wrecker Service"]

Description: Photograph of two wrecked cars sitting in front of a sign reading " 24 hour service, Frank's Wrecker Service". Gulf station and record/radio shop in the background. Handwritten on the back of the photograph, "2400 -- 16th St."
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Closeup of Pile Butt Before Driving

Description: Photograph of of a pile before driving. A man off-camera is measuring the pile with a sectioned measuring tape.
Date: May 11, 1951
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Aerial View of the Standard Brass and Manufacturing Company]

Description: Photograph of the Standard Brass and Manufacturing Company (1926-1972). The scene features a series of industrial buildings set along a dirt road and a series of railroad tracks. The fenced complex has several smaller buildings along its perimeter, as well as a scrapyard visible in the lower right corner. Several 1940s style automobiles are parked outside.
Date: unknown
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Boats at Dock]

Description: Photograph of several boats at dock. The Slade Brown to the left and the boats behind it are being worked upon. There are two arches built over the pier that contain pulleys, both with a vessel sitting underneath. The reverse side of the photo has been written with the words "Gulf Port?"
Date: unknown
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Precast Extension Hanging in Lead]

Description: Photograph of a precast extension hanging in lead from an oil derrick with a man holding chain. Company pick-up truck reading "Spence & Howe Construction Co." on the side door in the foreground. Oil tanks are in the background.
Date: May 11, 1951
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast