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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

[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

[Man Standing at a Microphone]

Description: Photograph of a man standing before a crowd under a tarp. He is wearing glasses, a suit, and a tie with a central diagonal stripe. Two microphones are on either side of him. Adolfo López Mateos and Sam Rayburn are seated to the left.
Date: May 7, 1956
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Military Parade

Description: Negative of a U. S. Army personnel carrier rolling down a street lined with families for a military parade in Odessa, Texas in 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Plane in Sky

Description: Negative of an airplane flying over Odessa, Texas during a military parade in 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Port Arthur News Pressroom]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as John P. Cillessen, a foreman for Port Arthur News, standing beside a printing machine in the press room. He is pushing a button on the machine, and looking towards the newspapers on the top of it.
Date: 1956
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Salem's Used Car Lot]

Description: Photograph of Salem's Used Car Lot on 1100 Procter Street. Several cars are parked along a corner of the lot. Signs in the corner of the lot say "Salem's Guaranteed Cars" and "Salem's Dependable Cars." Behind the cars, there is a building with a sign that says "Salem Motor Co." In the background, there is a car on the road.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Tank on Street

Description: Negative of a U. S. Army tank rolling down a street lined with families for a military parade in Odessa, Texas in 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Woodrow Wilson Junior High School Band]

Description: Photograph of Woodrow Wilson Junior High School band. They are all wearing uniforms and holding musical instruments; they are posing in five rows. The front row consists of four girls holding batons with drums in between them. In the background, there is a building with three arched doorways.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library