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[Residence of W. D. Griffing]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the home of W. D. Griffing on 4200 Twin City Highway. The house is two stories high and arches decorate the front entrance. In the foreground, there is a field with trees and plants. Text below the photograph says "Residence of W. D. Griffing, Port Arthur, Texas. Mr. Griffing is one of the Griffing Brothers, Nurserymen of Florida, Alabama, and Texas, the largest and most complete Nurserymen organization in the South." A circle symbol with "GB" in it is printed to the left of the text.
Date: 1905~
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Six Women Posing for a Portrait]

Description: Photograph of six women wearing white high-collar blouses and ornate hats. The photo is shaped into an oval and set into a mat. Numbers are written in pencil around the photo, corresponding to the following women: 1 - Susette Matthews, 2 - Beulah Casey, 3 - Johnie Le Mond, 4 - Carrie Hoover, 5 - ?, 6 - Ruby Conrad.
Date: July 4, 1902
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Two Women Standing Outside of a House]

Description: Photograph of two women standing just outside a house, each of them poised near a plant. On the left is the elderly Anne Maria Reynolds, who is wearing a black shawl and a long-sleeved dress with a full length skirt, standing next to a floral bush. On the right a relatively younger woman, also wearing a long-sleeved dress, is standing next to a larger, leafy plant; she is holding a vine from the plant in front of her. The reverse side is inscribed with "G. T. R., Easter Greetings from Sisters Kodak."
Date: 1900
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Two Women with a Baby]

Description: Photograph of Susette Matthews and Netta Pyle seated on a bench with a toddler-aged Bill Nail between them. While holding the child up on its feet, Matthews gives it a kiss. Both women are dressed in early twentieth century Gibson Girl fashion.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Two Young Boys on Horseback]

Description: Photograph of two young boys seated atop a couple of horses that have been saddled and reined. They are both wearing newsboy caps, long-sleeved shirts that tie at the collar, knee-length shorts, and socks. A couple of boys are standing behind them. A vine-covered house is partially visible in the background.
Date: 1900
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Women at Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Gates Memorial Library at Lamar State College - Port Arthur campus. A group of eight women are sitting at a table reading; they are identified as students in a library science class. They are researching the Reader's Guide for data. In the center of the table, there is a lamp and a row of books. In the background, there are bookshelves full of books.
Date: 1905~
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library