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[Aerial View of Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of buildings and streets in Port Arthur. In the foreground, there is a view of Kansas City Southern Railway. On the right side of the photograph, there is a body of water.
Date: 1952~
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial View of Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Procter Street in Port Arthur, Texas. Buildings, trees, and other streets are also visible. In the lower center of the photograph, the building is identified as the K. C. S. Depot.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Airplane Flying

Description: Negative of an airplane flying over Odessa, Texas during a military parade in 1956. The building on the left side of the picture is the Ector County courthouse.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Back View of Water Treatment Plant]

Description: Photograph of a back exterior view of a Port Arthur Water Treatment Plant. In front of the buildings, there is a 100,000 gallon elevated storage tank. In the foreground, there are three sets of railroad tracks.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Baseball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School baseball team posing with a trophy. In the back row are Alfred Seiler, Amada Frias, Harvey Seiler, Paul Gleilz and Roland Mueller. In the front row are James Stolte, Melvin Katt, Mr. Watts and Franklin Shotie.
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Blanton's Laundry]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Blanton's Laundry on 1313 Procter Street. The building is two stories high, and signs on it say "Blanton's Laundry 20% Cash & Carry," "Fur Storage Dry Cleaning," and 19 Blanton's 39." A sign on a building to the left says "Pacific Finance Loans." Cars are parked outside of Blanton's Laundry.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Brown Derby]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Brown Derby, a bar and hotel on 648 Procter Street. An awning hangs from the building, and signs on it say "Coca-Cola" and "Brown Derby." In the foreground, there is a woman standing on the sidewalk and cars parked along the curb.
Date: 1951~
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[CavOILcade Boat Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat parade for CavOILcade taking place in the Sabine-Neches Waterway. A larger boat decorated with flags is floating beside a speed boat. A crowd is gathered along the shore. In the background, there are buildings.
Date: 1958
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[CavOILcade Queen and Princesses]

Description: Photograph of the CavOILcade queen and princesses at Pleasure Pier Ballroom. The queen is standing in the center, and is wearing a crown and holding a bouquet of flowers. The princesses and escorts are standing in a row on each side of her. In the background, there is a band playing in front of a backdrop with mask shapes and text that says "Mardi Gras."
Date: 1953
Creator: Angelle, John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Christmas Play]

Description: Photograph of the younger students at Lower Valley School performing in a school Christmas play in a classroom. Adults and other children are sitting in the desks. There is a Christmas tree to the right.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Construction of Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of the construction of a one million gallon water tower in Pioneer Park. Half of the tank of the tower has not been built. There are men and construction equipment in the tank and also on the ground.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Construction of Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of the construction of a one million gallon water tower in Pioneer Park. Half of the tank of the tower has not been built. There are men and construction equipment in the tank. In the background, there are buildings; a four story tall building is identified as Saint Mary Hospital.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Dorothy Attkisson on School Porch]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Attkisson on the porch of the Lower Valley School building. She is wearing a floral patterned blouse and is sitting in front of a brick column.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Dorothy Katt Sitting on Lawn]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Katt sitting on the lawn in front of the Watts' house. She is wearing a cardigan and jeans.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Downtown Port Arthur Stores]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Dollar Department Stores in downtown Port Arthur on the 500 block of Procter Street. There are several signs on the front glass of the store, and text on the front of the building says "Dollar Department Stores." In front of the building, there are people walking on a sidewalk and cars are parked in a row. Other businesses are on each side of the store.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Easter Picnic]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students with Mr. Watts during an Easter picnic. The students are posed in three rows. The younger students are in the front row. Mr. Watts is standing to the left.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[End of School Play]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students posing in two rows on the porch of the teacherage building during an end-of-year play. This porch served as a stage for school plays. In the back row, from left to right, are Lutrell Watts, teacher and director of the play, Frances (Stapper) Rheinlander, Roland Mueller, Naomi Faye (Snoddy) Blacklock, Alfred Seiler, Jr. and Sylvia (Katt) Seiler. In the front row, from left to right, are Oliver Grabe, Jr., Margie (Katt) McCoy, Dorothy (Katt) Attkisson, Verna Lee (Gerth) Beautnagel, Marlene (Schmoekel) Friesenhahn and Marilyn (Friesenhahn) DeWinne.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[End of School Play]

Description: Photograph of students posing outside the teacherage building at Lower Valley School during the end-of-school play. The back porch of this building was used as a stage. In the top row are Mrs. Watts, Naomi Faye Snoddy, Viola May Katt, Roland Mueller, Cleven Englehardt and Harvey Seiler. Kneeling are unknown, unknown, Vernell Schmoekel, Frias (fist name not given) and Andrew Friesenhahn. Sitting are unknown, Linda Carr, unknown, Steve Carr and Clayton Stolte.
Date: May 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[End Of Year Play]

Description: Photograph of Frances Stapper, Sylvia Katt and Naomi Faye Snoddy in costume for Lower Valley School's end-of-year play. They are on the back porch of the teacherage. The women are wearing light-colored dresses and veils and are holding bouquets.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[End of Year School Picnic]

Description: Photograph of several students from Lower Valley School during an end-of-the-year picnic at Cibolo Creek. A teacher, Luttrell Watts, is kneeling in the foreground. There are several male students around him. They are holding sticks. The female students are standing in the background.
Date: April 28, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Five Women]

Description: Photograph of Linda Katt, Louise Wiederstein, Lucille Wiederstein, Jeanne Maurie Widerstein, Sylvia Katt and Margie Katt posing in a garden. Jeanne Maurie Widerstein, the little girl, is sitting on a post made of stones.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Flooded Streets]

Description: Photograph of a flooded street resulting from Hurricane Audrey. A man riding a horse is in the middle of the street. On the left side of the photograph, there is a building with signs that say "Stilwell Service Station" and "Official Tire Inspection Here." In the background, there are other people wading through the water.
Date: June 27, 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Four Girls on Slide]

Description: Photograph of four young girls on a playground slide. The girls are sitting one in front of the other on the slide.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Four Women in Swim Suits]

Description: Photograph of five women posing in swim suits at a park, possibly Land Park. The woman in the middle is Frances Stapper, and the woman on the far left is Dorothy Katt. There are other swimmers in the background.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College