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[Christmas Caroling Party 1953]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church Christmas Caroling Party in 1953. Many carolers are standing in front of two parked buses singing. Janis Joplin, who became a noted rock star in the music world in the late 1960's, is standing on the steps of the bus in a white sweatshirt.
Date: 1953
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Chuck Wagon Youth Dinner]

Description: Photograph of the Chuck Wagon Youth Dinner at the First Christian Church. A large number of men, women, teenagers, and children are spread out on a yard in a residential area. Some people are standing but most are sitting on the grass.
Date: October 25, 1953
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

["Texas Zephyr" dining car]

Description: Interior view of the dining car in the consist of Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) Railway's "Texas Zephyr" which made the run between Dallas and Denver in about seventeen hours, a rail distance of 834 miles.
Date: 1953~
Creator: Plummer, R.S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad