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[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

[Postcard with View of Several Port Arthur Buildings]

Description: Postcard with a view of Port Arthur College, First Methodist Church, High School, and Library. The multiple storied stone buildings stand along an intersection that is planted with palm trees and shrubs. The reverse side has a handwritten description by Harriet Edith Meme.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

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

Description: Photograph of a group called the Ninety-sixth expedition and their guests 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.
Date: August 10, 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[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

[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

[Photograph of Men Celebrating on a Small Island, 1899]

Description: Photograph of men gathered to celebrate the completion of the Port Arthur Canal from Sabine Pass to Taylor Bayou. From left to right: a fisherman called "Frenchy" sitting in a boat; Peter Lamp; Captain Evans; Colonel Jim Furlong; M. R. Bos; N. N. Beels (holding flag); A. N. Scott; J. W. Carr; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; Frank Cummins; Peter Stock; and L. Schuh. Sitting: Billy Farrell; A. Spence; D. L. Stump; Hans Falsenburg; and E. A. Laughlin. They are gathered on a small island, with a boat visible nearby to the right.
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Arlene Fischer and Daughter]

Description: Photograph of Arlene Fischer (Mrs. Harrison Fisher) reading a children's book with her daughter. Both are wearing white dresses. They are sitting on a chaise lounge with ferns on either side of them and a curtained window behind.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Military Group Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a military group on a field outdoors. There are a handful men in dark uniforms standing in two lines, and another group of men in white uniforms stands in the distance behind them. Large houses in a neighborhood can be seen in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates the image July 4, 1917.
Date: 1917
Creator: Carr, Edith
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Postcard of the Plaza Hotel]

Description: Postcard featuring a view of the Plaza Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas. The hotel, right, is a three story structure with grounds that have been landscaped with palm trees. It is standing along a car lined intersection, down which one can see several buildings along either side and a streetcar making a turn. A smudged circular red mark is in the upper right corner. On the reverse side is a description of the scene and the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Profession Portrait of a Young Man]

Description: Photograph of a young man taken at Trost Studio in Port Arthur. He is wearing a dark suit and a black and white tie, his hair is combed to the side, and he is looking into the camera. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Girl Wearing a Hat Standing by a Car]

Description: Photograph of a young girl wearing a hat and long white dress, standing outside in front of a car. She is holding a bouquet of flowers and her eyes are partially closed. There are houses in the background and the photograph appears to have been taken in a neighborhood.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Float in a Parade From Above]

Description: Photograph of a float in a parade from above. There is a woman on the float in what appears to be a Statue of Liberty costume, and a person walking to the right of the float waving a flag. There are crowds watching from both sides of the road and from balconies and windows on nearby buildings. Ahead of the float, more people can be seen carrying flags.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Man and Child Standing in Snow]

Description: Photograph of a man standing with a child outside in the snow. The child is wearing a coat, hat, stockings, and black shoes. The man is wearing round glasses and a suit. There is another small child near the building in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Queen of Parade Sitting on Throne]

Description: Photograph of the Queen of the Parade sitting on a throne on an elevated stage. She is seated underneath an awning with four other women. There are stairs leading up to the throne, and men in uniforms along each side. There are crowds on both sides of the walkway to the throne. There are also people watching from windows in a nearby building.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a float in a parade. Women are sitting in the float, and two men on horses are riding next to it. There are crowds of people on either side of the road, and people watching from the windows of a building in the background. People walking behind the float are carrying flags, and there is a car behind them in the distance. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Queen of Parade Walking With Crown]

Description: Photograph of the Queen of a parade walking down a street with a crowd in the background. She is wearing a crown and small girls behind her are holding her train. There are many people in the crowd watching, and a man to the right of the Queen has a large camera. There is a group of people watching from the roof of a building in the background.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade from above. There is a float with a large globe on it with three people pushing it from behind. There are crowds of people on either side of the street.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Professional Portrait of a Baby]

Description: Professional photograph of a baby in a long-sleeved white dress. The photograph is inside of cardboard oval frame, with a black border. There is a small stamp in the lower-right corner that reads, "Wenona."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Bill Hall Among Other Formally Attired People]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hall standing in the center of a group of people in formal attire. On either side of Hall stands a man with a woman. All of the men are wearing tuxedos. The woman on the left is wearing a lightly colored evening dress and carrying a fur coat. The woman to the right is wearing a dark evening dress and carrying full glass.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Bill Hall with Two People]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hall dressed in a tuxedo and standing between a woman in an evening dress and a man in a tuxedo. Both men are holding onto beverage glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast