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[Caution - Bad Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a sign reading, "Caution Bad Bridge 1000ft. Drive Slow" The sign is standing in water from the flood of the Sabine River in 1953.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Four men and a woman

Description: Four men and a woman standing together in formal attire in an unidentified room. The four men are all wearing matching suits.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[Observation Car of the "Texas Zephyr"]

Description: Interior view of Observation Parlor Car in the consist of Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) Railway's "Texas Zephyr"which provided service between Denver and Fort Worth and Dallas.
Date: 1953~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Photograph of Flooded Street]

Description: Photograph of flooding at Green Avenue and Front Street. Men are standing in knee-deep water in an empty lot surrounded by sandbags. Behind them is a Sinclair Filling Station.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum