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[Aerial View of Ranch Buildings]

Description: Photograph of Lambshead Ranch taken directly over four buildings and animal pens. Trucks are visible along the left side.
Date: 1975
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Aerial View of Ranch Property]

Description: Photograph of Lambshead Ranch taken from the air. Buildings, dirt roads, and fields are clearly visible in this view from the west.
Date: 1975
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[All American City Billboard]

Description: Photograph of a billboard advertising Port Arthur being selected as an All American City. The billboard consists of an illustration of a building and a seal with stars, stripes, and text that says "All America City Port Arthur, Texas 1973." Text on the billboard says "Congratulations Port Arthur Citizens On Being Selected All America City." A woman and man standing in front of the billboard are identified as Mrs. Leola King and W. J. Dickerson. Accompanying material gives information about the award.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[All American City Committee Members]

Description: Photograph of the All American City committee members. They are posing in three rows. In the background, a panel hanging above them says "Grand Ballroom." Text at the bottom of the photograph identifies them as "Left to right: Fred Huber [City Councilman], Claude Ellis [Private citizen], George Wikoff [City Attorney], Bill Maddox [Publisher Port Arthur News], Mrs. Leola King [Private citizen], Pat DeBlanc [citizen], Lyle Vickers [Manager P.A. Chamber of Commerce], James Marshall Green, Sr. [Senior Citizen], W. L. Dickinson [Senior Citizens Group], George Dibrell [City Manager], Maurice Conerly [City Councilman], Van Buckner [Businessman], Arthur Guidry [City Councilman], Reverend Ransom Howard [Minister], Charles Freeman [Businessman], Ernest Meyer [City Secretary] Sam Monroe [Lamar University], Bernis Sadler [Mayor] R. L. Jones, Dave Smith."
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[All American City Delegates]

Description: Photograph of All American City delegates. In the background, a seal is under a wall consisting of stars, stripes, and text that says "Finalist All American City Port Arthur, Texas." The delegates are identified as S. G. Carruth, Arthur Craft, Reverend Emmitt Barrow, Roy Shotts, Sam Aquilina, Mrs. H. P. Weber, Mrs. W. F. Frederman, Mrs. Gordon Swartz, Mrs. Guy Tritico, Mrs. Thomas F. Hogan, Mrs. M. C. Franklin, Mrs. R. J. Domatti, Mrs. Gloria Freeman Robinson, Mrs. [Mars] Gillman, V. J. Constantine, Mrs. D. R. Cotham, Mrs. Arthur Klebba, Jeff Riley, Mrs. Edward Ladmer, Sam Monroe, Gus DeLee, Mrs. E. J. Baron, Jr., John Hill (State Attorney General), Bernis W. Sadler (Mayor), Ed Watson, John Oden, Thomas F. Hogan, III, William Maddox, Randy Halton, and Jerry O. Jones.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Alongside the Coffin at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of people standing to the left of Lyndon Johnson's casket. Men in military uniforms salute and two women hold their children close by as they face the military personnel holding a United States flag over the coffin. A young boy salutes.
Date: 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Birdseye Perspective from Northwest, Restoration Legation de France, Austin, Texas, For Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Description: Architectural drawing in pencil of several buildings and the surrounding grounds overlaid on a second, colored drawing. There is a compass in the upper righthand corner and two floorplans outside of the main drawing. In the upper lefthand corner, there is a floorplan of the stable and carriage house with the scale listed as 1/8"=1'.0" (Scale= 1:96) and in the lower righthand corner is a floorplan of the loft at the same scale. Along the right side of the page, the "Legend" lists five numbered issues that the drawing represents: (1) Rebuild stable and carriage house, (2) Remove brick terrace, (3) Replace outswing'g. casements, (4) Remove brick chimney caps, and (5) Complete stone walls. Near the lower right portion of the drawing, there is a raised stamp that says "Registered Architect, State of Texas." Courtesy of Mr. Ray R. Stripling.
Date: February 18, 1974
Creator: Raiford Stripling Associates, Inc.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: French Legation Museum

[Bugler Performing at Lyndon Johnson's Gravesite]

Description: Photograph of a marine in his dress uniform playing a bugle at Lyndon Johnson's gravesite. A man with his hands in his pockets stands to the right of the marine. A United States flag and a tombstone are seen in the foreground, and a line of trees behind a low metal fence fills the background.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Burial of Lyndon Johnson]

Description: Photograph of Lyndon Johnson's burial in the Johnson Family Cemetery. Military personnel stand around Johnson's casket to the left, while a man stands with his hand over his chest near tombstones. Military personnel can be seen behind a low stone wall in the background.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Burial of Lyndon Johnson]

Description: Photograph of the burial of Lyndon Johnson at the Johnson Family Cemetery. Military personnel are arranged around Johnson's casket to the lower left. A man stands among tombstones and a U. S. flag to the right. Military personnel are visible in the background.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
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

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Dolphins Performing at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of three dolphins performing at Seven Seas ocean theme park. They are jumping in unison at the command of a worker. He is on a platform with diving boards and ladders.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Downtown Arlington Ready for Demolition

Description: Photograph of part of downtown Arlington being prepared for a demolition in 1972. It was taken from across an intersection. Among the buildings sectioned off are a pharmacy, Hutton Pianos and Organs, and Walter's Auto Supply. There is a truck by the buildings, and a car is on the road.
Date: 1972
Creator: Hudspeth, Rural
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[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