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[Band on Stage "Cantu Serenadors"]

Description: Photograph of a band on stage with "Cantu Serenadors" with guitarist standing in front. The band members are seated posing with their instruments from left to right, drummer, standing bass player, two trumpet players, two violinists, and a pianist.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Barbara Daigle in Car]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Daigle, representing the camera club, sitting on the back of a convertible during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A large crowd stands in front of the stores in the background to watch the parade.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Barrel Construction]

Description: Photograph of a man constructing a barrel with machinery inside of a warehouse. He is wearing protective gloves, boots, an apron, and a hat, and is working on one of two barrels on what appears to be an assembly line. There are other machines and tools shown in the background. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph "Making barrels in the Cooper shop."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Basketball Team]

Description: Photograph of boys in basketball uniforms in two rows in front of a building in Port Arthur. Four of them sit on a bench with a basketball between the middle two boys, and four more boys and their coach stand behind the bench. The logos on the boys' uniforms and the text on the basketball have been colored yellow.
Date: 1922
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Beaumont Police Department]

Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Police Department. There are ten men posing in front of the building, three are seated on motorcycles and the rest are standing. The officer on the left is identified as Tommy Baxter by writing on the back of the photograph, which also dates it 1943.
Date: 1943
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Billboard for Safe Driving]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer/Captain Tommy Baxter in front of a billboard for safe driving. He is looking at the billboard with another man in a suit, who is pointing towards it. The billboard reads, "Smart drivers light up at dusk." Writing on the back of the photograph describes the scene and dates it 1961. There is also a stamp that identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: 1961
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat Advertising Whale]

Description: Photograph of several men standing on the deck of a ship at a dock in Port Arthur, Texas. Banners hanging from the top of the boat advertise a 78 foot long sperm whale on display, calling it a "monster of the briny deep".
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[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
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat in a River]

Description: Photograph of two men in a rowing boat on a river in Port Arthur, Texas. Another man sits on a tree trunk to the right, and there are trees with long branches bending over the river.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat in the Canal]

Description: Photograph of a boat going through a canal. Two smaller boats can be seen in the background behind it. There are men on a dock observing on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat With Flags at Dock]

Description: Photograph of a boat beside a dock and a building. It has tall masts with flags hanging across them, and a large American flag on the front mast. A few people are visible near the front of the boat. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph identifies it as the first cutter boat to come to Port Arthur.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast