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[Forerunner of Texaco Marine Fleet]

Description: Photograph of a large ship on the water, surrounded by a flock of seagulls. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the ship "The 'Robert Sewell,' forerunner of Texaco's large Marine Fleet."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men Lined up at Bar]

Description: Photograph of Newport Bar interior, with men lined up at the counter. There are seven men at the bar wearing hats and suits, and two bartenders behind the counter. The short man near the middle of the photograph is identified as Percy Silliman. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note that reads, "Percy Silliman, 'short one,' Elton's Dad."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Interior of Newport Bar]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar with a group of men lined up at the counter. The men are wearing suits and hats; some are holding drinks and some are holding cigars. There is one man on the left side of the photograph with his back facing the camera. There are a large number of birds on a shelf that goes along the walls of the whole room, and large fish mounted behind the bar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Sarah Courts King]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Sarah Courts King, the first Anglo child born in Sabine Pass in 1836. She has dark hair and is wearing a long-sleeved black dress, black gloves, and bonnet, and looking away from the camera to the right. There is a card on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sarah Courts King. Family settled in Sabine Pass 1829. First white child born in the city, February 14, 1836. Born under Mexican Flag and lived under the Six Flags of Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men Standing on Grain Dock]

Description: Photograph of a group of men of different nationalities on a grain dock. They are standing in a line across the dock and there are two boats and a large ship in the background. Six of the men are seated. The back of the photograph has a list of each person and their nationalities. It identifies the men from left to right: E.A. Laughlin (American, Lumber Yard), unknown (Holland), Dick Schultz (American, Saloon), L. Schuh (Germany, Barber Shop & Shoe Store), D.A. Schumaker (American, Sanitary Dept.), Peter Stock (Denmark, Building & Saloon), unknown (Holland), G.M. Craig (American), Oberhotz (American, Barber Shop), Frank Ireland (Holland, Shell & Gravel), Col. Jim Furlong (Ireland, Old Sabine Hotel), Peter Lamp (American, Rooming House). Seated on dock: J.W. Carr (England, Realtor), Howe (Denmark), Alfred Spence (Sweden), D.L. Stump (American, Port Arthur News). The Barge is identified as Parague of Orange, Texas and the ship is identified as Bancroft S.S.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Interior of Newport Bar and Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar and Cafe, owned by Gus and Alice Migurski. There is a bar counter with bar stools on the left side of the photograph, and two people standing near another counter and what appears to be a cash register on the right side of the photograph. There are large windows on the right wall, and tables and chairs with one man sitting down in the back of the room. There is a woman standing in a white dress in the far background, and large fish decorate the wall. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Newport Bar & Cafe. Donated by Elton & Kathleen Silliman. Elton was nephew of Gus & Alice Migurski who owned the Bar & Cafe."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men Drinking at Bar]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar and a group of men drinking. The three men near the center of the photograph are holding up their drinks and smiling at the camera. One man near the right is laughing and looking off to the side. The bartender is leaning against the back counter and looking forward. There are large fish and birds mounted around the room.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman and Two Girls Standing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a woman and two young girls, identified as being from the Carr family. The woman is wearing a long white dress, and the two girls are wearing knee-length white dresses. They are standing outdoors on a sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Two Women and Dog]

Description: Photograph of two women identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. They are seated outside with a dog, and there are large plants behind them. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that they are at 300 5th Street.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Child Standing in Chair]

Description: Photograph of a small child identified as Edith Carr. She is wearing a long coat and gloves, and standing on a chair. There is a backdrop with a nature scene on it.
Date: 1899
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

[Portrait of Woman Wearing Glasses]

Description: Profile photograph of a woman identified as Amelia Harriet Housley Carr. Her hair is pulled back and she is looking towards the right side of the photograph. She is wearing a light colored dress with a wide collar and glasses.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of a Family on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a family together on a porch. In the back, a woman in white and a man in a collar shirt stand on either side of an open door. In front of them sit a younger male in a vest on the left, with an older couple sitting in front of the door. A man holding a book titled "Black Mountain Ranch" is leaning against a tree to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman Standing Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Harriet Carr. She is wearing a white top and long, dark skirt and standing outdoors near plants.
Date: unknown
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

[Portrait of Woman in White Top]

Description: Portrait photograph of a young woman, identified as Edith Evelyn St. Oswald car. She has dark hair that is pulled back, and is wearing a white top. There is a dark vignette around the edges that frames her from the shoulders up.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat in the Canal]

Description: Photograph of a boat going through a canal. Two smaller boats can be seen in the background behind it. There are men on a dock observing on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman in White Dress]

Description: Profile photograph of a woman in a long-sleeved white dress, identified as Harriet Housley Carr. She has dark hair that is pulled back into a bun, and is holding a glass bottle and cup. The photograph is dated 1897.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Lumber Company Float in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a C. Kramer Lumber Company float drawn by horses in a parade. There are men standing on top of the float and holding American flags. A small boy is following by the side of the float, and people are watching from the opposite side of the road.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Amelia Carr and Her Mother]

Description: Photograph of two women, identified as Amelia Carr and her mother, standing outside. Both are wearing long white dresses and white shoes. They have their arms around each other and are laughing.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Man in Suspenders and Hat]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Captain C. W. Tyrrell. He is wearing a striped shirt, suspenders, and hat, and is shown facing sideways. There are large plants in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat shaped float in a W. O. W. Parade. It is driving through the middle of a street, and children on the right side of the photograph are watching it pass in front of them. Other bystanders can be seen in the background.
Date: August 10, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Edith and Amelia Carr Posing Outside]

Description: Photograph of two young women identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. They are standing outdoors and wearing long dresses. Handwriting on the back of the photograph sends holiday greetings to a relative.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Woman on Boat With Life Ring]

Description: Photograph of a woman on a boat holding a life ring that says, "Shenandoah, Port Arthur." She is looking towards the camera and smiling. There is an awning on the right side of the photograph, and a ladder leading up to a deck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast