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[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

[Photograph of Benny Barnes]

Description: Photograph of Benny Barnes, taken portrait style. He poses in dark clothing, his shirt open slightly revealing his chest and a chain necklace. Rings adorn two fingers on his left hand.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Bill Hall In a Row of People at a BMI Event]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hall standing fifth in a row of seven people at a Broadcast Music, Inc. event. On the left side of the photo is a woman holding a microphone at podium. Over to the right is another woman with a certificate, followed by a string of men in tuxedos and formal wear with certificates. Part of a sign printed with the letters "BMI" is visible behind the group on the right side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Country Joe Washburn]

Description: Photograph of Country Joe Washburn wearing a dark jacket, light shirt, and tie. The photograph is shot portrait style, displaying Washburn's head and shoulders.
Date: unknown
Creator: Maurice Seymour
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Bill Hall With a Group at a BMI Event]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hall standing in the center of a group at a BMI event. The first man to the right is wearing a tuxedo with a ruffled shirt. The second man is wearing a more traditional tuxedo. Bill Hall is wearing a tuxedo with a diamond pattern down the center of the shirt. A woman on the right is wearing a a leather jacket and a beaded headband. Furthest right is a man wearing a white tuxedo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Bill Hall Standing Behind People at a BMI Event]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hall standing behind a line of people at a Broadcast Music, Inc. event. He's the sixth person from the left. In the forefront from the left is a woman holding a microphone and then four men holding large paper certificates in front of them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Bill Hall with Three People]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hall wearing a jumpsuit and standing with three people. His jumpsuit has his name, Bill, embroidered on the left breast area, with "The Welk Music group" embroidered on the right. To the left of Hall is a bearded man in a suit and striped tie. To the right of Hall is a woman wearing a heart shaped pendant. Furthest to the right is a man wearing a blazer and a collared shirt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Bill Hall Showing the Back of His Jumpsuit]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hall with his back turned to show off the words "GO-FER" on the back of his jumpsuit. He is standing to the right of a laughing man in a suit and tie, and to the left of a woman wearing a heart-shaped pendant. On the far right of the photo is a man in a jacket and shirt looking on with a grin on his face.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast