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[Photograph of Officials in Port Arthur, Texas, 1971]

Description: Photograph of twelve suited men situated around a table that is covered in paperwork. Five men sit at the table, while the other seven stand in a semicircle. The wood paneled wall behind the group bears pictures of Port Arthur on either side of a nautically themed clock. On the wall to the left, there hangs a blue banner exalting Port Arthur.
Date: July 7, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Construction of Addition to Hospital]

Description: Photograph of a construction site, building an addition to St. Mary's Hospital in Port Arthur, Texas. Buildings and trees are visible in the background.
Date: August 11, 1970
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Actors on Stage]

Description: Photograph of four men and a woman, who is dressed as a maid, standing and six women sitting in chairs on a stage in a theater in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Bald Men]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of several bald men standing around signs in a hallway at the United Baldheads of America Convention in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Marching Band]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a marching band and a line of cars on a street during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. Cars are lined up behind a crowd on the right side of the street, and more people are visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Parade]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of several decorated cars driving down a street during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A crowd of people stand on either side of the street, and a row of cars are parked to the right. Buildings are visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Port Arthur Neighborhood]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of houses in a neighborhood in Port Arthur, Texas. The rest of the city is visible in the background, including other buildings, a water tower, and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Port Arthur, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Port Arthur seen from the Marconi Radio Tower, dated in the early 1900s. The panoramic view shows Lake Sabine and Port Arthur Highschool on the left, and multiple streets and houses on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
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

[Air Raid Warden George Gondron]

Description: Card certifying George Gondron as an air raid warden in Port Arthur, Texas. The front of the card has a head shot of Gondron next to his fingerprint. The text on the back of the card reads: "Port Arthur Civilian Defense Air Raid. This is to certify that George Gondron has been duly appointed an air raid warden. This is his authority to carry out the duties given wardens by the chief air raid warden."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Airplane in a Field]

Description: Photograph of two people standing to the left of an airplane in a field at an air show in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Airplane in Field]

Description: Photograph of a small airplane in a field in Port Arthur, Texas. A herd of cattle and a man on horseback are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Airplane Seeding a Field]

Description: Photograph of an airplane flying low over a flooded rice field to seed it. A man holding up a sign is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Baby with Chickens]

Description: Photograph of a baby, identified as Mary Louise, sitting on the ground with three chickens in front of a wooden fence at Goose Creek, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Band in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a marching band walking down a dirt road during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. People stand on the porches and balconies of the stores on either side of the road to watch the parade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Band Marching on Field]

Description: Photograph of the Rudolf Lambert Post No. 7 American Legion Band marching on a field. Two men at the front of the band hold large flags, and two men hold rifles. There are bleachers and a parking lot in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Band on Parade]

Description: Photograph of a marching band during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. Cars and buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Band on Stage "Cantu Serenadors"]

Description: Photograph of a band on stage with "Cantu Serenadors" with guitarist standing in front. The band members are seated posing with their instruments from left to right, drummer, standing bass player, two trumpet players, two violinists, and a pianist.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Band Standing in Bleachers]

Description: Photograph of the Rudolf Lambert Post No. 7 American Legion Band. They are lined up on the steps of bleachers, and are standing facing the camera. There are men with drums and cymbals in the front row.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Barbara Daigle in Car]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Daigle, representing the camera club, sitting on the back of a convertible during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A large crowd stands in front of the stores in the background to watch the parade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Barrel Construction]

Description: Photograph of a man constructing a barrel with machinery inside of a warehouse. He is wearing protective gloves, boots, an apron, and a hat, and is working on one of two barrels on what appears to be an assembly line. There are other machines and tools shown in the background. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph "Making barrels in the Cooper shop."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast