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[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

[Joe and Louise Matthews]

Description: Photograph of Joe and Louise Matthews standing next to a brick wall and downspout. Joe Matthews is wearing a blue shirt, black glasses, and a bow tie. Louise Matthews is wearing a red blouse with a wavy pattern and pearl necklaces and holds a portion of a flower that grows at the side of the building.
Date: 1957
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Pleasure Island Damage]

Description: Photograph of damage at Pleasure Island resulting from Hurricane Audrey. In the foreground, there are overturned amusement rides and an overturned chair. In the background, there is a Ferris wheel and a closed concession stand. Handwritten text below the photograph says "Hurricane Audrey June 1957."
Date: June 27, 1957
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Students at a Cave]

Description: Photograph of a group of students standing near an entrance to a cave. One student is petting a dog.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College