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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

[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

Calderon-Mendoza Wedding

Description: Photograph of bride, groom and parents standing behind the table.
Date: February 11, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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

[Fournet's Men's Apparel Store]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Fournet's, a men's apparel store. Two signs on the building, one facing the sideways and one above the entrance, say "Fournet's." Text at the top of the building says "Zenos Bldg." There are other businesses on each side of the building.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Girls' Volleyball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School girls' volleyball team. The students are wearing uniforms of white, collared shirts and red shorts. There is a volleyball on the ground at their feet. They are standing outside the schoolhouse.
Date: October 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Goodrich Silvertown Tire Company]

Description: Photograph of Goodrich Silvertown Tire Company on 801 Procter Street. Text above the entrance and display windows says "B. F. Goodrich." Text at the top of the building says "19 Drunagel Building." A sign hanging from the corner of the building says "B. F. Goodrich Silvertown Tires." In the background, there are buildings and cars.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Longhorn Cafe]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of The Longhorn Cafe on the 3800 block of Sixteenth Street. Neon signs on the building say, "The Longhorn Cafe," "Fine Foods Curb Service," and "Dining Room." Several cars are parked under a carport next to the building. In the background, there are trees and houses.
Date: 1952~
Creator: Everett, James E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Lower Valley School Students]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students sitting and standing outside the school building for a class picture. The younger students are sitting on the ground the older students are standing behind. On the right is the girls volleyball team. They are wearing their uniform of white, collared shirts with red shorts.
Date: October 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Lower Valley School Volleyball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School boys volleyball team. The seven students are posed outside the school building. The boy in the middle is holding a volleyball. They are wearing white shirts and blue jeans. The boy on the left is wearing khaki pants.
Date: October 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Maxine Watts at Cibolo Creek]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Maxine Watts standing on the bank of Cibolo Creek in September of 1952. She is wearing a blouse and skirt.
Date: September 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Playing Volleyball]

Description: Photograph of a volleyball game at Lower Valley School. The team members are wearing numbered shirts. Number four is Naomi Faye Snoddy, number three is Vernell Schmoekel, number one is Verna Lee Gerth and number two is Sylvia Katt. The teams are divided up by men and women.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[School Play]

Description: Photograph of a school play in the teacherage building at Lower Valley School. Seven students are sitting on a couch. From left to right they are Harvey Seiler, Sylvia Seiler, Roland Mueller, Naomi Faye Snoddy, Verna Lee Gerth, Alfred Seiler, Jr. and Lorraine Bornemann. Sitting nearby, in blackface, are Margie Katt and Vernell Schmoekel.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Senior Reynolds Brothers Arranged in Front of a Stone Wall]

Description: Photograph of senior Reynolds brothers arranged in front of a stone wall. Four men stand at the wall and two sit in front of them at a table covered with glassware and silverware. A wood stove stands to the right of the men. The photo was taken in the inside porch of the Reynolds Bend cookshack at the wedding of Sally Brittingham and Jack Wallace.
Date: November 8, 1952
Creator: Rhea-Engert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Spooner's Photo Shop]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Spooner's Photo Shop on 427 Austin Avenue. Through the windows, various photography products are visible. A sign on the front of the buildings says "Spooner's" and "Kodak Cameras Film & Supplies Cards & Records."
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Students Playing Volleyball]

Description: Photograph of several Lower Valley School students playing volleyball outdoors. The students are wearing numbered shirts. Because the school had no gym, sports were played year round. The teams would be picked on Mondays and would play together for the week.
Date: May 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Students Riding Train]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students on the Brackenridge Eagle miniature train at Brackenridge Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Three Women in a Room]

Description: Photograph of three women in a room. The wall is made of vertical wood planks and adorned with a painting to the left of a door with a curtained window. A woman on the left (Ethel Matthews Casey) stands in front of this door and to the right of a stool. She is wearing a hat, dark dress, and a pearl necklace and is holding a drinking glass. An senior woman (Susan Alice Matthews) sits in a chair beneath her. This woman is wearing a black hat with a mesh veil, glasses, a pearl necklace, and black clothing. To her right is a desk topped with drinking glasses and a flower pot. At the right of the picture stands another senior woman (Mamie Moore) wearing a dark hat, dark clothes, and holds a drinking glass in her right hand and a coat over her left arm.
Date: November 8, 1952
Creator: Rhea-Engert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch