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[Photograph of Men On a Dock, August 10, 1901]

Description: Photograph of the a group of men titled the Ninety-sixth expedition. The expedition members and some guests are posing for a photograph on the docks of ship number 3. Sitting on the anchor post to the left is E. A. Laughlin, with N. N. Beels on the next post. Standing from the left: Billy Farrell; L. Schuh; A. N. Scott; Peter Stock; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; F. J. Trost; Frank Cummins; M. R. Bos; Col. Jim Furlong; and Peter Lamp. Sitting from the left: John Walter Carr, hans Falsenburg, A. Spence, and D. L. Stump. Several boats can be seen to the left, with a larger vessel behind the group. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten description, and also denotes Carr as "great grandpa."
Date: August 10, 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Mother and Two Small Children]

Description: Photograph of two children, identified as Edith and Amelia Carr, with their mother. Both children are wearing white outfits, and the woman is wearing a white dress with a thick black collar. They are all seated in front of a backdrop.
Date: August 14, 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Buildings in Field]

Description: Photograph of a number of buildings, identified as the Cavoilcade offices, in a field in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Students with Port Arthur Pennants]

Description: Photograph of a group of male and female students, some of whom hold two Port Arthur pennants between them, posing in front of a brick building in Port Arthur, Texas. A handwritten note below the photo reads: "Port Arthur, Texas - High School".
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Oil Well Fire in Port Arthur, Texas, September 13, 1902]

Description: Photograph of an oil well fire, with smoke roiling into the sky as eighteen men look on. A tank to the left of the blaze is itself giving off smoke. Industrial materials litter the foreground, and two intact oil rigs can be seen in the background. On the reverse side, there is a handwritten passage stating "Kieths Ward Fire - Texas Gusher throwing 200 ft and Higgins 10000 barrel Pressure Tank."
Date: September 13, 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Home of Pioneer John Walter Carr]

Description: Photograph of a woman and two children standing on a covered porch. The woman is wearing a long black skirt and a white blouse. Two girls wearing white dresses are standing to her side. There is a wooden walkway on the side and front of the porch, and other houses can be seen in the background.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Students and Teacher in Front of the Farm School, 1906]

Description: Photograph of students and their teacher standing in front of Tyrrell School, known then as the Farm School in 1906. The gabled schoolhouse itself is a clapboard structure raised up off of the ground, with a short and broad stairway leading up to a porch. Two tall windows flank the centered door which itself is topped with a smaller window. A smaller structure can be seen in the background to the right. Standing on the porch from left to right: Alexie Bledsoe; Grace Hamilton; Jesse Hamilton; Susie Baker (teacher); W. E. Hamilton; Charles Bolyard; Archie Hamilton. The reverse side of the cardboard mat gives information regarding the names and addresses of those pictured, including the new married names of Susie Baker (Mrs. A. J. Lewis) and Grace Hamilton (Mrs. R. R. Morehead).
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of the Hayne Family, 1906]

Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Hayne, Alda, and Andy (on the pony) in front of a house labeled 248 in Port Arthur, Texas. There are several houses on the fenced in property, three with visible chimneys and two with ornamental posted awnings. Walkways made up of crushed shells have been made outside of the fence. On the reverse mat side of the photo, the address is given as Houston Avenue and Fourth Street in Port Arthur.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Two Girls in Dresses]

Description: Photograph of two young girls identified as Amelia and Edith Carr. Both are wearing white dresses and hair bows. They are standing on a fur rug and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1906
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

[Man and Daughter at Sabine Lake]

Description: Photograph of a man and his daughter at Sabine Lake, dated July 5, 1906. The two are seated under an awning on a boat, and are smiling at the camera. The man has a pipe in his mouth and one hand on his knee. The back of the photograph has a handwritten date and note (that is partially illegible) describing the people pictured.
Date: July 5, 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Outdoor Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people posing outdoors in front of a fence. There are three young girls wearing white dresses; two of them are wearing bonnets and the other is wearing a hat. There are three women standing between the children, and two men behind them. Large trees are in the background. The back of the photograph has a handwritten date and note (that is not entirely legible) about the day it was taken.
Date: July 5, 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Family Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a family group identified as the Carr family taken on July 5, 1906. There are three women, two men, and three young girls. The woman in the front is holding the hand of one of the girls wearing a white dress and bonnet. One woman is seated on the left, behind another young girl. The two men are in the very back. There is a handwritten date and note (partially illegible) on the back of the photograph.
Date: July 5, 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[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 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

[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

[Port Arthur Students]

Description: Photograph of a group of students standing and sitting in front of a brick building in Port Arthur, Texas. The teacher sits in the center of the middle row.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Two Children on Chair]

Description: Portrait photograph of a young boy and girl on a wooden chair. They are both in white outfits, and the boy is standing and smiling towards the camera. The girl has a large white bow in her hair and is sitting on the arm of the chair.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman in Garden]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Mrs. Harriett Carr. She is wearing a light blouse and dark skirt, and standing between large plants in a garden. Her hair is pulled back and she is smiling towards the camera.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men and Children by Whale]

Description: Photograph of two men standing by the jaws of a dead sperm whale on wooden boards in Port Arthur, Texas. Another man and two small children stand to the right, and buildings are visible in the background.
Date: March 18, 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men Standing Around Whale]

Description: Photograph of several men standing around a dead sperm whale laid on wooden boards in Port Arthur, Texas. A wooden fence is visible to the right, and there is a coil of rope on the boards in the foreground.
Date: March 18, 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Thomas Bos]

Description: Photograph of Thomas Bos in a suit and tie. Handwriting around the photo notes that Bos was an early property owner in Port Arthur who was originally from Holland. The reverse of the photo has a handwritten note near the top stating that this was given to J. W. Carr. Writing near the bottom of the photo, to the right of a red photographer's seal, says that Bos purchased Port Arthur property for Dutch interests and that he was a client of Carr.
Date: January 1911
Creator: Weinberg, A. S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast