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[Groundbreaking for Bob Hope High School]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Bob Hope holding a framed certificate at the Bob Hope High School for Hughen School groundbreaking. He is standing wearing a suit with a lobster pin on his jacket lapel, and is standing at a microphone. Legible text on the certificate says "The Bob Hope High School for Crippled Children Diploma to Bob Hope." A crowd of people is in the background. Legible text below the photograph says "[P]2E91 4 Col N-2A."
Date: 1979
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Richard Avedon, Watt Matthews, Ethel Casey, and Lucile Brittingham]

Description: Photograph of (left to right) photographer Richard Avedon, Watt Reynolds Matthews, Ethel Matthews Casey, and Lucile Matthews Brittingham in front of a brick wall and a window. Ethel Matthews Casey is sitting in a chair while the others stand. To their right is Avedon's 8"x10" Deardorff large format camera on a tripod. Avedon is wearing a hat given to him as a gift by Watt Matthews.
Date: 1979
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Fielder House

Description: Photograph of the back entrance of the Fielder house. The house has two levels with a balcony. It is surrounded by trees.
Date: October 1978
Creator: West, Carolyn
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Port Arthur City Hall]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a building identified as Port Arthur City Hall at 444 Fourth Street. The building is several stories high. There is an awning extending over a driveway on one side with a car underneath it. In the foreground, there is a yard with trees, shrubs, and park lights. In the bottom right corner of the photograph, "Watkins Studio" is embossed.
Date: July 15, 1978
Creator: Watkins Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Jefferson County Sub - Courthouse Fishpond]

Description: Photograph of a fishpond outside of Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse. In the center of the pond, there is a sculpture, entitled "Music of the Sea," consisting of a child holding a shell to their ear. It was given to the city by Edith Smith Norton in memory of her father, Charles Eugene Norton, the first mayor of Port Arthur. In the background, there is a view of Port Arthur City Hall.
Date: 1978
Creator: Watkins Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Lakeview Swimming Pool]

Description: Photograph of Lakeview Swimming Pool in Port Arther, Texas. Several people are in the pool and others are jumping off of diving boards to the left of the photograph. In the foreground, a man is sitting in a lifeguard chair. In the background, there is a brick structure with a white awning attached. An imprint at the bottom-right of the photograph says "Watkins Studio;" handwritten text below the photograph says "Lakeview Swimming Pool - Port Arthur 1978."
Date: 1978
Creator: Watkins Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Stilwell Grain Elevator]

Description: Photograph of a Stilwell grain elevator, built in 1900, located adjacent to Texas Company Island. A body of water is on the left side of the elevator. Handwritten text at the top of the photograph says "N-6003 9x [full]" and "[546]."
Date: 1976-07~
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Carol Channing between Watt Matthews and Joe B. Matthews]

Description: Photograph of Carol Channing standing between Watt Matthews and Joe B. Matthews in front of a covered wagon. Watt Matthews, left, is shorter and is wearing a hat and loose tie. Channing is wearing a broad brimmed cowboy hat and a gun belt. Joe B. Matthews, right, is wearing a cowboy hat, dark rimmed glasses, a vest, and a bandana around his neck.
Date: 1976
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. They are on a stage decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three men are performing with wooden poles, two are dancing, and three are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. One of the women is on a dock platform on the left.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Five men and three women are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Five women in colorful grass skirts are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing, and six men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum