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[Demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building]

Description: Photograph of the demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building. The building is partially intact with debris surrounding it. In the background, there is a crane. The building was constructed in 1909 by John W. Gates as a memorial for his mother, Mary Gates. It was used as a Municipal Building after 1930, when a new hospital was built on Ninth Avenue by the Sisters of the Incarnate Word.
Date: August 1, 1970
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Downtown Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of a water tower in downtown Port Arthur. In the foreground, there are cars on streets, and parked cars in parking lots. In the background, there are buildings; the building directly behind the water tower is identified as the city garage. The water tower was building in 1938 and holds 300,000 gallons.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Lady Bird and Lyndon Johnson at a Book Signing]

Description: Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson signing her 1970 book, A White House Diary. Lyndon Johnson sits to the right at the table, and other people are visible behind them.
Date: 1970
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos