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[Port Arthur City Hall at Night]

Description: Photograph of a night view of a building identified as Port Arthur City Hall on 444 Fourth Street. The building is several stories high, and there is an awning extending over a driveway on one side; the awning says "City Hall." A man is standing by the curb of the driveway.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Port Arthur City Hall at Night]

Description: Photograph of a night view of a building identified as Port Arthur City Hall on 444 Fourth Street. The building is several stories high, and there is an awning extending over a driveway on one side; the awning says "City Hall." A man is standing by the curb of the driveway.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

See Seven Seas

Description: Brochure for Seven Seas sea life park. The brochure describes the park's attractions and has art of whales, dolphins, a polar bear, a ship, an elephant seal, a penguin, fish, and people. The back side of the brochure is an artist's map of the park.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Tugboat Preparing to Pull Tanker]

Description: Photograph of the Texaco tugboat "Havoline" assisting a full Texaco tanker to the sea with its load. The tanker is labeled as the "Wyoming" out of Wilmington, Delaware. One large smokestack on the bow of the ship carries the Texaco logo. An American flag is also flying from a pole on the bow. Another tanker, the "Nautica" out of Monrovia, is docked nearby.
Date: August 9, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Tugboats Pulling Tanker to Sea]

Description: Photograph of the Texaco tugboats "E. M. Black" and "Havoline" assisting a full Texaco tanker to the sea with its load. Various crew members of all three ships are one the decks. The tanker is labeled as the Wyoming out of Wilmington, DE. One large smokestack on the bow of the ship carries the Texaco logo. An American flag is also flying from a pole on the bow.
Date: August 9, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Otto Lindig Holding His Book with Others]

Description: Photograph of elderly Otto Lindig sitting at a desk and holding up a copy of his book, "100 Years: Historical Recollections of Gillespie County." A seated woman to the left is holding a corner of the book. An elderly man sits to the left holding a hat. Another elderly man stands to the right.
Date: July 8, 1971
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[The Monrovian Ship "Nautica"]

Description: Photograph of the "Nautica," a tanker owned by the Texas Company, out of Monrovia, Liberia. The ship has has one smokestack as well as many tall cranes, each of which is connected by a large amount of rigging. It is flying the American flag from a pole on the stern.
Date: 1971~
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos