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[Photograph of John and Harriet Carr, September 25, 1919]

Description: Photograph of John Walter Carr and his wife Harriet on their 23rd wedding anniversary. They're wearing white formal wear and are standing in front of vegetation. The reverse side of the photo contains a brief Christmas note from John Carr. The photo is contained inside of a hand-painted frame depicting a butterfly and flowers.
Date: September 25, 1919
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph John Walter Carr]

Description: Photograph of John Walter Carr wearing a dark suit, pocket square, and polka dot tie. The portrait style photo shows Carr in middle age with a beard. On the back of the mat is information regarding Carr's lifespan and children.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of People at Port Arthur College, 1914]

Description: Photograph of men and women on the steps of Port Arthur College. They are arranged in six rows that decline upward, with the final row being comprised of a single man. Men in the photograph are wearing suits and ties, whereas the women are wearing blouses and skirts. Two separate pieces of a paper have been taped above and below the photo. Over the photo is a description of the image and the date. Below the image is the name of the donor, Maccie Barrier LaGrone.
Date: 1914
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Flooding Outside Post Office]

Description: Photograph of people pushing boats and standing in high flood waters in front of the post office in Port Arthur, Texas. Several people sit in a horse-drawn wagon to the right, and a large group of people stand on the post office's steps.
Date: August 18, 1915
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
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
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Refugees Leaving T. T. Co. Plant]

Description: Photograph of several people wading through high waters after a flood to leave the T. T. Co. plant in Port Arthur, Texas. A man drives a wagon pulled by two horses through the water, and a boat follows behind him. There is a train to the right, and buildings in the background.
Date: August 20, 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[People in Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people standing in flood waters after a hurricane in Port Arthur, Texas. Two boys push a boat to the left, and a carriage is visible to the right. A group of people stand on the steps of the building in the background.
Date: August 18, 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[People Standing in Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in knee-high water in front of a building after a flood in Port Arthur, Texas. An overturned tree is visible to the left in front of the building, and there are several other buildings in the background.
Date: August 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men on Wells Fargo Wagon]

Description: Photograph of two men standing with a Wells Fargo wagon pulled by two horses on a road in Port Arthur, Texas. One man sits in the driver's seat, and the other, identified as Earl Gautreaux, stands on the tailgate. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1914
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[The Cumberland Telephone Company]

Description: Photograph of several women sitting at a switch board at the Cumberland Telephone Company in Port Arthur, Texas. The women at the switch board are identified, from left to right, as Daisy Neal, an unidentified woman, Lillian Frost, and Flora Tucker. The woman at the desk to the left is Mrs. Stanley, and the man standing in the background is Mr. Toples.
Date: 1914
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Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast