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[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

[Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Bos]

Description: Portrait photograph of a woman identified as Mrs. Thomas Bos. She is shown from the shoulders up, and has short dark hair. She is wearing a blouse with a thick collar.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Drawbridge in Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of a drawbridge over a river in Port Arthur, Texas. There are several boats on the river, and people cross the bridge to the right.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Exterior of House]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a house identified as the Vulstukye Home. The yard has a wire fence in front of it, and there are two large trees in bloom. The front of the house has a covered porch on the first level and balcony on the second level with white columns. There is handwriting on back of the photograph that reads, "May 1912."
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Interior of Newport Bar and Grill]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Newport Bar and Grill on Austin Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas. A man stands by the counter to the left, and several men sit on stools at the bar in the background.
Date: [1912..1930]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Man in Cigar Stand]

Description: Photograph of a man standing behind the counter of a cigar stand in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1912~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of John W. Gates]

Description: Photograph of John W. Gates sitting at a desk with one hand on the papers in front of him and the other holding a pen.
Date: 1912
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

[Swimmers in a Natatorium]

Description: Photograph of swimmers at a natatorium. There are children splashing in the water in dark bathing suits. Women in long white dresses are watching from the side of the pool.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Mail Boy at Texas Company Terminal]

Description: Photograph of a young mail boy identified as Percy Underhill. He is wearing a hat, button up shirt, and tie, and holding a large mail bag. The back of the photograph is a postcard, and has writing that says the photograph was taken at the Texas Co. Terminal on April 30, 1912.
Date: April 30, 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Inside Irvine Furniture Store]

Description: Photograph of five men in suits standing inside the Irvine Furniture Store on Houston Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas. Wicker chairs are lined up in the middle of the room, and wooden cabinets are pushed against the walls.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast