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[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

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Two Men in Ku Klux Klan Hoods]

Description: Photograph of two men wearing Ku Klux Klan hoods. The man closest to the camera is holding a large shotgun and has his face covered. The other man is leaning against the hood of a car in the background, and his face is not covered.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Wagon Pulled by Horses]

Description: Photograph of a group of people underneath a cover on a wagon pulled by horses. There are two young girls in white dresses standing on the rear of the wagon, and two men sitting with four other children near the front. There is a sign on the side of the wagon that reads, "Victors Victrolas and Victor Records," and has two pictures of a white dog on each side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Two Young Girls]

Description: Photograph of two young girls standing with an umbrella. They are both wearing long white dresses and have short hair. The details on their faces and clothing appears to have been outlined by hand.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Harry Choates and Jules Lamparez With a Band]

Description: Photograph of Harry Choates and "Papa Cairo" Jules Lamparez performing with a band. Choates and two other men sing into a microphone while a young man and woman stand behind them. Lamparez is sitting in front of an amplifier painted with the words "Papa Cairo." To the left of Lamparez is a man playing a base.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Bill Rogers with Frank Sinatra]

Description: Photograph of Bill Rogers standing between a bespectacled man on the left and Frank Sinatra on the right. All are wearing tuxedos and they are standing in front of a curtain.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast