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[Band Standing in Bleachers]

Description: Photograph of the Rudolf Lambert Post No. 7 American Legion Band. They are lined up on the steps of bleachers, and are standing facing the camera. There are men with drums and cymbals in the front row.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Bank Building During Flood]

Description: Photograph of a bank building during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. There are men standing in the street in knee-deep water. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Beaumont Police Department Day Shift]

Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Police Department's day shift. There are ten men standing in front of the building, with three motorcycles in between them.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boy Scout Group]

Description: Photograph of a Boy Scout Camporee outdoors. There are parked cars on the road and what appears to be a buffet table with Boy Scouts lined up near it. There is writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "Boy Scout Camporee, 1937, near St. Mary's Hostpital. Port Arthur, Texas."
Date: 1937
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

[Boys and Teachers With Homemade Kits]

Description: Photograph of a group of teachers and boys from Carver Elementary School with homemade kites. Four boys are kneeling in the grass with their kites and four are standing. The teachers stand lined up next to the boys.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boys in Canoe During Flood]

Description: Photograph of two boys on the back of a canoe during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. Water from the flood is about knee-deep, and there are groups of people in the background around a building. The caption on the bottom dates the scene August 18th, 1915. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: August 15, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Bridge Damaged by Being Struck by Ship]

Description: Photograph of a bridge damaged by being struck by the S.S. Splendor. The bridge is upright in the air, and four men are on the dock in front of it. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that describes the scene and dates it April 26, 1916.
Date: April 16, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[C.R. Stevenson Working on Oil Rig]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as C. R. Stevenson, working on an oil rig. He is wearing a hat and tie and holding the wheel attached to a large pipe. He is looking upwards with a neutral expression. A stamp on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: unknown
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Canal Dredge]

Description: Photograph of a dredge on the water. It has a small smokestack and two flags on tall poles. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph identifies it as the dredge used to dredge the first canal in Port Arthur, and there is also a Port Arthur News stamp.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Cap Line Girls in First Aid]

Description: Photograph of a group of women standing outside of a building. They are all wearing skirts and dresses, and looking towards the camera. Writing on the back identifies them as Cap Line girls practicing first aid. Some of the women are wrapping bandages around the heads and the arms of others.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Captain Larsson Standing on Boat]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Captain Larsson Standing on a ship. He is wearing a suit and leaning against the railing, facing the camera. Writing on the back of the photograph describes the image and dates it July 2, 1916.
Date: July 2, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Captain R. D. Steele]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man, identified as R. D. Steele, one of the first pilots in Sabine Pass. He is seated and holding a pair of glasses. His hair is white and he is looking toward the camera.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Car With King and Queen of Carver School]

Description: Photograph of two children in a convertible car with a sign for the King and Queen of Carver School. The children are wearing crowns and capes, and the girl is holding a bouquet of flowers. A man in a hat and glasses is driving the car.
Date: 1955
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Cargo Boat in Canal]

Description: Photograph of a large cargo boat in a canal with smaller boats at its side. There are different types of flags flying from its masts. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "One of the first cargo boats to go down canal."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Carver Elementary Dad's Club]

Description: Photograph of a group of men dressed up in dresses. The handwriting on the photograph labels the scene as Carver Elementary School's Dad's Club, during the "Womanless Wedding." The four men in dresses are standing in a line and holding flowers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Carver Elementary School Lunch Line]

Description: Photograph of a woman taking food from the Carter Elementary School lunch line. She is wearing a white skirt and jacket. There are women behind the counter looking towards the camera and smiling.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Carver Elementary School Program]

Description: Photograph of a large group of children at a school program at Carver Elementary School. They are standing on bleachers on a stage, facing towards the left side of the photograph. The audience is partially visible at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Carver Elementary School Teachers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Carver Elementary School teachers inside a large room with brick walls. They are dressed in formal attire with flowers at their shoulders, and smiling towards the camera. They are aligned in three rows, with the first row seated in chairs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast