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[Women at CavOILcade Parade]

Description: Photograph of a group of five women wearing hats and sitting in a horse-drawn carriage at the Elk's Parade. The women are identified as Mrs. John W. Tryon, Miss Mae Berring, Miss Louise Craig, Miss Bennette Craig, and Miss Christine Landes. The carriage is decorated with flowers along its borders and wheels. A man wearing a top hat is sitting in the driver's seat. In the background, there is a brick building with circular flags hanging from it. Text below the photograph says "Elk's Parade Mrs. John W. Tryon, Miss Mae Berring, Miss Louise Craig, Miss Bennette Craig, and Miss Christine Landes" and "P.F.: Parades."
Date: 194?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

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

[Women at Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of two women sitting at a table working at Gates Memorial Library; they are identified as students in a college library science class. There are various labeling tools and books on the table. In the background, there is a bookshelf. Text below the photograph says, "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Department of Book Preparation, Accession work and Labelling Assisted by the Library Science Class. 1918."
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Woodrow Wilson Junior High School Band]

Description: Photograph of Woodrow Wilson Junior High School band. They are all wearing uniforms and holding musical instruments; they are posing in five rows. The front row consists of four girls holding batons with drums in between them. In the background, there is a building with three arched doorways.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Woodrow Wilson Junior High School Band]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Woodrow Wilson Junior High Band. There are four rows of students wearing uniforms and holding instruments. In front, four girls wearing uniforms are holding batons and kneeling; a banner in the middle of the girls says "Woodrow Wilson Junior High School Port Arthur Texas," and has an emblem of the school mascot: a bear. In the background, there is a building with three arched doorways.
Date: March 1959
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[World War I Rally]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people at a World War I rally in front of a federal building on the corner of Austin Avenue and Fifth Street. One group is standing on the steps and in the doorway. Some people are leaning on the side of the building. In the foreground, a crowd is facing the building.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Yellow Jacket Football Team]

Description: Photograph of a group of men identified as the Yellow Jacket football team from Thomas Jefferson High School. The group is posing in four rows. The football team was state co-champions.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Young Men's Christian Association Building]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building on Lakeshore Drive at Pleasure Island Bridge. Several bicycles are parked in a front yard. Two cars are parked at the curb. In the foreground, there are other cars parked beside a curb. In the background, there is a building identified as Mary Gates Memorial Hospital.
Date: 1940
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library