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[Aerial View of Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a 500,000 gallon water tower on Railroad Avenue. Behind the water tower, there is a train and an industrial storage lot. Text on the top-right of the photograph says "City of Port Arthur Water tower on Railroad Avenue and W. Thomas Blvd. Built 195. Capacity - 500,000 gallons. Photo - 11/13/74."
Date: November 13, 1974
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial View of Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a 300,000 gallon water tower. Trees surround the tower, and a baseball field is located behind it. Text at the bottom-left of the photograph says "City of Port Arthur Gilham Circle Water Tower. Built - 1920. Capacity - 300,000 Photo - 11/13/74."
Date: November 13, 1974
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[CavOILcade Parade]

Description: Photograph of the princesses float for the CavOILcade Parade. One woman is sitting under an arch at the top of the float, and nineteen other women are sitting on the edges of the float. Other parades floats are behind the princesses float. In the background, there is a crowd of people watching the parade.
Date: October 26, 1974
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[CavOILcade Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of the princess float for the CavOILcade Parade. The float consists of a girl, a boy, and a woman wearing a gown, tiara, and sash sitting on a white ramp. They are sitting in front of a structure made of columns with a gold crown shape on the front. In the background, two car floats are following, and there is a crowd of people watching the parade.
Date: October 26, 1974
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[CavOILcade Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a float at the CavOILcade Parade. The float consists of four older boys wearing yellow shirts and black cowboy hats, sitting around a red and yellow bee mascot in the back of a yellow Chevrolet truck. The truck is decorated with red and gold streamers. In the background, there are people watching the float.
Date: October 26, 1974
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Concrete Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a concrete water tower on Fourth Street and Dallas Avenue. A parking lot is in front of the tower, and buildings surround it from other directions. Text at the top-left of the photograph says "City of Port Arthur Concrete water tower, built 1938. At 4th and Dallas. 300,000 Gallon[,] Photo: 11/74."
Date: November 13, 1974
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Dolphin at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of a dolphin performing at Seven Seas ocean life park. It is in a pool in front of people on a stage jumping to a pole held high in the air.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Lady Bird Johnson Standing with Award Winners]

Description: Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson Highway Beatification Award Winners with their certificates. Johnson is standing under the Exit sign.
Date: 1974-9-26
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Lady Bird Johnson Standing with Award Winners]

Description: Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson Highway Beatification Award winners with their certificates. Johnson is standing under the exit sign.
Date: 1974-9-26
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Lady Bird Johnson Standing with the Threadgill Family Band]

Description: Photograph of the Threadgill Family standing with Lady Bird Johnson. Johnson stands in front with two young girls on either side. Two rows of band members stand behind her, with several carrying instruments.
Date: 1974-9-26
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Lincoln High School Cheerleaders]

Description: Photograph of a parade float consisting of a group of Lincoln High School cheerleaders sitting on top of a car at the CavOILcade parade. The girls are wearing yellow cheerleader uniforms, and some have yellow and purple ribbons tied in their hair. The girls are also holding yellow and purple pom-poms in their laps. A small child is standing up through the window of the car. In the background, there is a man dressed as a clown, and a crowd watching the parade.
Date: October 26, 1974
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[People at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of several people standing outside a building at Seven Seas ocean theme park. They are on a walkway over water. Parts of other buildings, attractions, and landscape are in the background.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Port Arthur Water Plant]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a Port Arthur Water Plant. Water storage pools and buildings are visible. A water tower is visible on the left side of the plant. Text at the bottom-left of the photograph says "City of Port Arthur Water Treatment Plant on 19th Street @ Stilwell Blvd. November 13, 1974."
Date: November 13, 1974
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Santos Jaramillo at Viva Downs, Beeville, Texas 1974

Description: Two photographs of Viva downs in Beeville, Texas. The top photograph is of two horses on the race track. In the bottom photograph, the winning horse, Zipolo Honey, and his jockey stand beside the horse's owner Santos Jaramillo along with the horse trainers, Pancho Garza and Pete de Luna. In 1937, Santos Jaramillo started Jaramillo Cattle hauling with a bob-tailed truck. He soon had a fleet of big cattle trailers, taking cattle to market from ranches all over South Texas, and even by ferry from St. Joseph Island. After WWII, the railroad’s agricultural customers began to see the advantages of shipping by truck. While shipping by rail was less expensive, trucking was faster. Without the regulations of having to stop to feed and water the cattle, the truckers took cattle from the ranch to market in half the time.
Date: June 23, 1974
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

[Seven Seas Theme Park]

Description: Slide of part of Seven Seas ocean theme park. There is a hill with rocks and stairs with a vendor at the bottom. Buildings are on the left and in the background.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Seven Seas Theme Park]

Description: Slide of Seven Seas ocean theme park. A building is lit up with a fountain and pool in front of it. Two men are cleaning the pool.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Sheriff Hugo Klaerner Shaking Hands in Front of Government Building]

Description: Photograph of Sheriff Hugo Klaerner shaking hands with a larger elderly man in front of the brick Gillespie County law Enforcement Building. A plaque showing the county's law enforcement leaders for 1974 is in between the two. A deputy with a mustache and uniform stands to the left of the sheriff.
Date: 1974~
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Sheriff Hugo Klaerner Shaking Hands in Front of Government Building]

Description: Photograph of Sheriff Hugo Klaerner, on the far right, shaking hands with a uniformed officer in front of the brick Gillespie County law Enforcement Building. A plaque showing the county's law enforcement leaders for 1974 is in between the two. A deputy with a mustache and uniform stands to the far left.
Date: 1974~
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Ship at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of two people looking at the front of the ship at Seven Seas ocean theme park. There are walking platforms and park buildings behind it.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Ship at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the ship at Seven Seas ocean theme park. There are people on board the ship and gathered nearby looking at it. Other buildings and park attractions are in the background.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[The Threadgills Performing for an Audience]

Description: Photograph of the Threadgill Family performing for an audience. The eight member band is standing on a wooden floor below an audience and in front of a curtain. A man, left, sits among them.
Date: 1974-9-26
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Three Dolphins at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of three dolphins performing at Seven Seas ocean life park. They are in a pool in front of a stage performing a synchronized jump. There are a few people on the stage.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Whale at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of Newtka the killer whale performing at Seven Seas ocean theme park. She is jumping out of the water at the command of park workers on the stage behind her.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Whale at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of Newtka the killer whale performing at Seven Seas ocean theme park. She has splashed into the water in front of a stage with two park workers. Some children are in the audience, watching.
Date: 1974
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum