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[Youth Round Up Parade]

Description: Photograph of the Youth Round Up Parade in Port Arthur, Texas. The parade is being led by a car pulling a wagon, three cars are following the first car. The parade is being led down a busy streets with a lot of stores and eateries.
Date: June 26, 1954
Creator: Beryl Crist Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Dossman-Rueter Wedding #9]

Description: Photograph of a group of people, identified as the wedding party in the Dossman-Rueter wedding, posing together in front of a church alter. The bride and groom are standing in the center of the front row, with three women to the right and three men to the left. Behind them is a second row of two women (left) and two men (right). In the background, decorative woodwork is visible on the wall behind the alter, as well as a crucifix, lit candles, and windows on either side of the alter area.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[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
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit; he's holding a piece of paper in one hand and has his other hand on a trunk lid that is covered in writing and stickers. Behind him, musicians seem to be tuning various instruments. They appear to be in a gymnasium; a basketball hoop is visible on the wall to the left.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony

Description: Photograph of a group people moving packed-up instruments and musical equipment from the NBC Symphony. They appear to be inside a gymnasium; a basketball hoop is on the wall to the left.
Date: April 29, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Kiddieland Park

Description: Photograph of Kiddieland Park in Austin, Texas. There is a wooden structure with a sign that says "Kiddie Dude Ranch" and benches to the right. A small train full of passengers is passing by. To the far left, an automobile is partially visible and there are trees, tents, and other attractions in the background.
Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Shriners giving Christmas gifts

Description: Photograph of several members of the Shriners organization handing out Christmas gifts to children. There are four men wearing suits and hats with the Shriners logo. Several children of various ages are seated in chairs or wheelchairs; Illustrious Imperial Potentate Andrew A. D. Rahn is handing a gift to acrippled African-American child on the right side of the image. A woman in a nurse's uniform is in the back of the photo, near several wall lockers.
Date: December 15, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas Bus Lines

Description: Wide shot photograph of a large group of people standing in a line on the street in front of three Texas Bus Lines buses. They are at the intersection of San Jacinto and 24th streets, in front of the Texas Natural History Museum at the University of Texas campus. A sculpture with several horses and a staircase leading up to the stone building are visible behind them.
Date: March 20, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Sabine River Authority Offices Drawing]

Description: Photograph of an architectural drawing of the Sabine River Authority Office Building, Canal Division, in Orange, Texas. The drawing is by Dimitri Demopulos. The building was designed by Golemon & Rolfe A.I.A. Architects and Engineers.
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Golemon and Rolfe A.I.A. Architects and Engineers
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[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

[First Christian Church Chuck Wagon Supper]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church Chuck Wagon Supper on grounds of the historic home, Rose Hill, adjacent to the Sabine-Neches Waterway and at foot of Woodworth Blvd. at Lakeshore Drive. A large number of people are congregating around several picnic tables and chairs.
Date: August 30, 1957
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur