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[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

[Cannon Balls on Floor]

Description: Photograph of nine cannon balls and another munition on the floor of a library or museum with taxidermy animals in the background.
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 During Parade]

Description: Photograph of a woman sitting in the back of an old car during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A boy runs alongside the car to the left, and a crowd of people stand in front of the stores to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Car on Parade]

Description: Photograph of several people sitting in an old car during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A crowd stands in front of the stores in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Car Pulling Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a car pulling a parade float with a seated woman down a road during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A crowd of people stand on both sides of the street.
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

[Cars at Waco Avenue]

Description: Photograph of several cars and horse-drawn buggies parked in front of stores on the 400 block of Waco Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas. A woman walks across the street to the right.
Date: [1920..1929]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Cars by Texas Company Plant]

Description: Photograph of several cars, including one built in 1910, in front of the entrance to the Texas Company plant in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Cars Crossing Rainbow Bridge]

Description: Photograph of several cars driving across the Highway 87 Rainbow Bridge crossing the Neches River in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Cars Outside Store]

Description: Photograph of several cars and men outside a store building in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Cars Outside the Coastal Inn]

Description: Photograph of three cars parked outside the Coastal Inn restaurant in Port Arthur, Texas. The text on the side of the building advertises its sea foods and barbecued crabs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Cars Waiting for Ferry]

Description: Photograph of cars waiting to cross the Neches River with billboards and small store in the background with a Coa-Cola sign. Handwritten on the reverse of the photograph: "Waiting for the ferry to cross the Neches River before PA - Orange bridge was built -- 1934".
Date: 1934
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