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[CavOILcade Boat Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat parade for CavOILcade taking place in the Sabine-Neches Waterway. A larger boat decorated with flags is floating beside a speed boat. A crowd is gathered along the shore. In the background, there are buildings.
Date: 1958
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[CavOILcade Queen and Princesses]

Description: Photograph of the CavOILcade queen and princesses at Pleasure Pier Ballroom. The queen is standing in the center, and is wearing a crown and holding a bouquet of flowers. The princesses and escorts are standing in a row on each side of her. In the background, there is a band playing in front of a backdrop with mask shapes and text that says "Mardi Gras."
Date: 1953
Creator: Angelle, John
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Checker Front Grocery Store

Description: Photograph of Checker Front Grocery Store #20 which was located at 5028 Fairview Drive in Highland Park. Kelly Smith Cleaners and Highland Park Pharmacy are also pictured.
Date: May 18, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Christmas Play]

Description: Photograph of the younger students at Lower Valley School performing in a school Christmas play in a classroom. Adults and other children are sitting in the desks. There is a Christmas tree to the right.
Date: 1953
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College