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[Boat in Hotel Lobby]

Description: Photograph of several boys sitting in a boat in the side lobby of the Lake View Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas after a flood.
Date: August 18, 1915
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 on Ocean]

Description: Photograph of several people in a sailboat on the Gulf of Mexico near Port Arthur, Texas. A bird flies directly above the boat.
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

[Boats on a River]

Description: Photograph of several rowing boats on a river beneath a bridge in Port Arthur, Texas. Trees are visible on the opposite river bank.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boats on Ocean]

Description: Photograph of a large boat in the water just off the coast of Port Arthur, Texas. A smaller boat is visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boats on the Water]

Description: Photograph of three boats with flags flying from their rigging on the water off the Port Arthur shore. People are visible on the boat to the far right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boy in a Suit]

Description: Photograph of a boy posing in a suit with a sprig of flowers in the pocket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boy Leaning Against Pole]

Description: Photograph of a young boy leaning against a wooden pole on the beach, looking out at a lighthouse across the Gulf of Mexico in Port Arthur, Texas.
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

[Boy Sitting on a Log]

Description: Photograph of a young boy sitting on a log on a beach looking out at a lighthouse across the Gulf of Mexico in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
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

[Building Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people sitting next to a building under construction in Port Arthur, Texas. Several horse-drawn wagons are visible to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Buildings and People in Port Arthur]

Description: Two photographs taken in Port Arthur, Texas. The top photograph shows the exterior of the old Sabine Hotel. A horse-drawn carriage is stopped in front of the porch, where a group of people stand. In the bottom photo, a large group of men and boys in swimming outfits sit and stand on the grass.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Buildings During Flood]

Description: Photograph of high waters at the corner of 7th Street and Shreveport Avenue after a flood in Port Arthur, Texas. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: August 18, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Buildings in Field]

Description: Photograph of a number of buildings, identified as the Cavoilcade offices, in a field in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Buildings in Port Arthur]

Description: Two photographs taken in Port Arthur, Texas. The top photograph shows two people riding horses, viewed from the porch of the Sabine Hotel. The bottom photo shows the first school house in Port Arthur, Texas
Date: [1895, 1896]
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