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[Princess of Port Neches]

Description: Postcard of a man driving a woman in a convertible in a parade. The woman is sitting underneath an umbrella, and a sign on the car reads, "Princess of Port Neches." The man driving is wearing a suit and a hat and the car is decorated with streamers. There is a large building or house in the background with spectators watching from the porch. There are two other visible cars behind the one in the foreground.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of parade crowd]

Description: Postcard of a parade crowd on Proctor St. in Port Arthur. There is a large group of people on both sides of the street, and spectators are looking on from above in building windows. American flags are hanging down across the street. There is a man on a horse in the bottom-left corner of the photograph. The men are dressed in suits and hats and the women are in dresses, and many people are carrying umbrellas.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Horses and float in parade]

Description: Postcard of a float in a parade from behind, with horses and multiple people walking alongside. There are women sitting in the float, which is drawn by horses and covered in decorations. There is a large mast or pole on the float that has a sail attached to it. Small children wearing hats are walking behind the float carrying flags, and people observe from porches on houses in the background.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Church float in parade]

Description: Postcard of a church float in a parade. There is a man driving and a boy sitting on the front of the car holding a sign that reads, "First Church Built in Port Arthur 1897 - Now has 33 Churches." There are spectators in the background watching from the side of the road and from a balcony on a house.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Shipping float in parade]

Description: Postcard of a float in a parade with one large ship and one small ship on it. It is being drawn by horses, and two men sit at the front. The banner on the float reads, "Shipping Growth," and states the growth in numbers of ships. There are houses in the background with people watching from the porches, and other cars driving along the other side of the float.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of the Frank S. Schreck Family]

Description: Photograph of a family in an interior room. The room has a large rug, a piano, and multiple paintings. The group is facing the camera, with the exception of the woman in the center who seems to be playing the piano. The four boys on the right side of the photograph are each holding instruments, as well as the man standing next to them. There is an elderly man on the left side of the photograph, who is seated next to two small girls. There is a card on the back of the photograph that reads, "The F.S. Schreck Family. Left to Right: Grandfather Fuentes; name of girl unknown; Baby on floor Ursula; at piano Mother Ursula; Father Frank; Son Frank; Son Henry with his cello; Son Leo; Son Alfonso. Picture made at Matamoras, Mexico in the family home. Possibly about 1900."
Date: 1900~
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of Cannon Float in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a float with a cannon on it. There are people walking alongside the float, between crowds on either side of the road. Farther down the road ahead of the float, there is a group of people walking in straight lines wearing hats and white shirts. People are watching from the balconies of buildings in the background.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Professional Portrait of Elderly Man and Woman]

Description: Professional photograph of an elderly man woman. The man has white hair and a large beard, is wearing a black suit, and is looking towards the camera. The woman has dark hair pulled back into a bun, is wearing glasses, and is looking towards the left side of the photograph. The photograph has an oval frame with a black decorative border.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Young Girl with Flower]

Description: Photograph of a young girl resting her head on her hands and leaning on a table with a large white flower. Her hair is medium length and wavy, and pulled back with a large bow. She is wearing a white, frilly, long-sleeved shirt and is looking towards the camera.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Professional Portrait of a Man, Two Women, and Young Girl]

Description: Professional photograph of an elderly woman, a man, a woman, and a young girl. The elderly woman is seated on the right side of the photograph, and has light hair pulled back and is wearing a dark dress with white lace detail at the neck. The man is wearing a suit and has a mustache, and is standing behind the young girl. The woman has dark hair pulled back in a bun, and is wearing a dark dress. The young girl is in the center of the photograph, wearing a dress with white sleeves and a large bow on her head.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Professional Portrait of Baby Gathier A. McConnell]

Description: Professional photograph of a baby identified as Garthier A. McConnell. She is seated on a floral fabric and is wearing a long white dress. The photograph has a rectangular frame and there is black writing on the bottom-left corner. There is hand-writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "Garthier A. McConnell age 3 months 8 days."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Professional Portrait of Mary Elizabeth Donaldson]

Description: Professional photograph of Port Arthur Queen, identified as Mary Donaldson Wade. She is wearing a crown and a white dress with a long train draped in front of her. Her hands are by her side and she is looking towards the camera. The back of the photograph is dated 11/11/34 and reads, "Daughter of Dr. & Mrs. Murff F. Bledese. Mary Donaldson Wade."
Date: November 11, 1934
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boy Scout Troop]

Description: Photograph of young boys in an African American Boy Scouts Troop. The six boys are wearing uniforms and hats, and standing in a line with their hands at their sides. There are houses and telephone poles in the background. The writing at the bottom of the photograph reads, "Port Arthur, Tex. Troop #5 1920."
Date: 1920
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast