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[Photograph of Ship "Catatumbo" in Water]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Catatumbo", being launched into open water. A group of men watch from the shore and the platform from which the ship was launched is in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Ship "Catatumbo" in Water]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Catatumbo," being launched into open water. A group of men watch from the shore and the platform from which the ship was launched is in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Ship "Catatumbo" in Water]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Catatumbo," in open water. A few men are on board and there are various poles and buildings visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Ship "Catatumbo" in Water]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Catatumbo", in open water. A few men are on board and there are various poles and buildings visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Ship "Catatumbo" in Water]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Catatumbo," in open water. A few men are on board and there are various poles visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Ship "Catatumbo" in Water]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Catatumbo," in open water. A few men are on board and there are buildings and a crane visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Ship "Catatumbo" in Water]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Catatumbo," in open water. A few men are on board and there are buildings and a crane visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[The Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale beached near Beaumont, Texas. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "This Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale was caught in the Gulf of Mexico 35 miles from Beaumont Texas. His dimensions are: Length 63 feet 6 inches.; Width if tail 16 feet 7 inches; Circumference of snout at end 31 feet; Circumference at back of eyes 37 feet; Length of lower jaw 10 feet 10 inches." Correspondence on the card reads, "Hello! mama, Roll-over is it finest place you ever saw. We went bathing as soon as we got here. Tell Charlie hello for me/ Blanche" It is addressed to Mrs. W.E. Reynolds, 1345 Magnolia Ave., Beaumont, Texas and is postmarked Caplan, Texas on July 3, 1921.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Rainbow & Veteran's Memorial Bridges]

Description: Color photo postcard picturing the new Veteran's Memorial Bridge in front of the older Rainbow Bridge. These bridges connect Bridge City and Port Arthur, Texas over the Neches River. Written on the back of the card, "Twin bridges span the Neches River connecting Bridg City & Port Arthur. The cable-stayed Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated on Sept. 8, 1990, 52 years after the Rainbow Bridge. The clearance of the new bridge is 143 feet; the old bridge is 176 feet." It is postmarked Bridge City, Texas on Sept 8, 1990.
Date: August 1990
Creator: Chiasson, Charlotte
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Choraliers Visit Avery Island, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of the choraliers visit to Avery Island, Louisiana. Left to right: Sharon (Mary Ann Murphy's granddaughter), Margret Anne Blitch, Dan and Audrey Daniel, Lois Bryan, Angie Bowers, Rose Merriman, Mary Ann Murphy, Jack Cansler, and Lois Copeland.
Date: May 13, 1998
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Choraliers Visit Avery Island, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of the Choraliers visit to Avery Island, Louisiana. Left to right: Angie Bowers, Bill Kettrick, Lois Copeland, Bob Bowers, Edna Nixon, Rex Copeland, Audrey Daniel, Lois Bryan, Jim Sutherline, and Bill Hauck, minister.
Date: May 13, 1998
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Loyal Women's Sunday School Class Luncheon]

Description: Photograph of the Loyal Women's Sunday School Class luncheon. Minister John Hughes is standing at the back of the room behind the head table. Left side of left table, beginning at the closest end: Mrs. J.C. Safley, Mrs. J.H. (Zola) McDonald, not known, Mrs. Scott, Mrs. J.D. (Olga) Eidom, Mrs. A. J. (Alta) Barton. Right side of left table, beginning at closest end: not known, Mrs. John (Thelma) Chapman, Mrs. Bert (Minnie) Loy; not known, Mrs. Alta Chapman, Mrs. Marie Harmon. Left side of right table, beginning at closest end: Rena Cloutman, Clara Hine, not known, not known, Mrs. Henry (Bertie) Davis, Mrs. Terry Prince. Right side of right table: Cora Bell Draughon, Ethel Akkerman, Mary Harbert, Mary Dillinger, Virginia Little, Ida Jean Perry, Oza Pray. Head Table left to right: Sadie Davis, Mrs. C.E. (Bessie) Lauer, Elizabeth Powell, Kate Pearson, Mildred Smith, Mrs. Ellerbee, Mrs. O.P. Pearce. Standing: Minnie Youngblood, Lottie Millikin, Florence McDonald, Alta Newton, and Minister John Hughes.
Date: unknown
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Camp Wildurr]

Description: Photograph of Camp Wildurr and it's young campers. Front row center are (with long pants and dark shirt) Mark Cater and (with white socks and legs crossed) Al Reese. They and two others were high school counselors and officers in the district youth group of the Disciples of Christ Christian Church.
Date: 1965~/1966~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Camp Wildurr]

Description: Photograph of Camp Wildurr and the many young people who attended the summer camp. There are a few personal messages and signatures on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1957
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Members of the First Christian Church]

Description: Photograph of the members of the First Christian Church. Left to right: Julia Jones, Glenn Lowther, Mark Hockett, Dr. D. Ray Lindley (Interim Minister), and Olive Fern Arisco. Event not known.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[First Christian Church Greeters for Sunday Morning Service]

Description: Photograph of greeters for the Sunday Morning Worship Service at First Christian Church. They are shown here in the narthex of the church at 620 Woodworth Blvd. Front row, left to right: Robert A. Bowers, Johnny Edgerton, and Leatrice Huber. Back row, left to right: Glynn Lowther, Len Caillouet, and Fred Day.
Date: April 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Mother's Day at First Christian Church]

Description: Photograph of three women on Mother's Day at the First Christian Church. Joan Edwards presented flowers to the oldest and youngest mothers. Left to right are Joan Edwards, Mrs. G.W. Cline (the oldest mother present), and Vicki Cropper (the youngest mother present).
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur