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[Photograph of Tex Ritter]

Description: Photograph of Tex Ritter wearing a checkered ribbon necktie, light long sleeved shirt, dark pants, and a leather gun belt. The logo for Capital Records appears in the lower left of the photo. "Tex Ritter" is printed on the lower center area. "Autrey Hollywood" is written on the bottom right of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Autrey Hollywood
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown with a Violin]

Description: Photograph of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown wearing a western style shirt, a cowboy hat, and holding a violin. His autograph is present to the top right of the photograph and dated December 10, 1993. Brown's name is written just below his image, and under that to the left is the address of Alligator Records. Information for Concerted Efforts, Inc. is to the bottom right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Barclay, Robert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Car With King and Queen of Carver School]

Description: Photograph of two children in a convertible car with a sign for the King and Queen of Carver School. The children are wearing crowns and capes, and the girl is holding a bouquet of flowers. A man in a hat and glasses is driving the car.
Date: 1955
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Carver School Teachers]

Description: Photograph of teachers from Carver Elementary School. They are wearing black outfits with flowers pinned to their shoulders. They are in two rows and there are flowers in vases in on the floor.
Date: 1952
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Children Reading in Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a small group of children reading in a classroom. Some of the children are seated in a semicircle, two of which are raising their hands. One child is writing on the chalkboard. The teacher is seated on the right side of the photograph, holding a book.
Date: 1940-1950~
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Dorothy Ingram at Teaching Desk]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Ingram seated at her teaching desk. She has short dark hair and is wearing a black blouse. She is holding a pen in her hand and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1956
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Elementary School Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a classroom at Carver Elementary School. The children are seated in their desks and smiling towards the camera. There is a table with miniature buildings on it at the back of the room. The teacher is standing in the opposite corner of the room, behind the children.
Date: 1940-1950~
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Elementary School Meeting]

Description: Photograph of a meeting inside a room at Carver Elementary School. There are rows of people in seats, and a woman can be seen standing at a podium at the end of the room. There are twelve other people seated behind the podium.
Date: unknown
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Group of Carver Elementary School Teachers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Carver Elementary School teachers. They are seated and standing in three rows on bleachers indoors. There is a mural of a classroom on the wall behind them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Sorority Women in Gowns]

Description: Photograph of a group of sorority women in gowns. They are seated on a stage in front of a landscape mural. The letters of their sorority are placed in front of them on the stage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Teachers at Carver Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of a group of teachers at Carver Elementary School. The teachers are in three rows, seated and standing on bleachers indoors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Briscoe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Marcia Ball]

Description: Full-length portrait of musician Marcia Ball wearing a red patterned dress and sandals. She is facing the camera with her right shoulder tilted back. Printed below the photo, there is an icon in the lower-left corner that says "Allicator" and has "www.marciaball.com" beneath it; her name in the center; and the phone number and address for The Rosebud Agency (San Francisco, California) in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bruton, Mary Keating
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Marcia Ball]

Description: Photograph of musician Marcia Ball, visible from the waist up. She is wearing jeans and a sleeveless flowered shirt, posing with her right fist over her heart and her left hand making a "peace" sign. Printed below the photo, there is an icon in the lower-left corner that says "Allicator" and has "www.marciaball.com" beneath it; her name in the center; and the phone number and address for The Rosebud Agency (San Francisco, California) in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bruton, Mary Keating
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men Standing in Front of Train]

Description: Photograph of four men standing in front of Southern Pacific train engine. The man on the left is facing sideways, the two men in the middle are standing on the tracks and holding their hats in their hands, and the man on the right has his arms crossed.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Military Group Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a military group on a field outdoors. There are a handful men in dark uniforms standing in two lines, and another group of men in white uniforms stands in the distance behind them. Large houses in a neighborhood can be seen in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates the image July 4, 1917.
Date: 1917
Creator: Carr, Edith
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-10-25]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally giving John J. Herrera his regrets that it would not be possible for him to attend the February State LULAC Convention.
Date: October 25, 1963
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Centennial Queen Dorothy Ingram]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Ingram wearing a Port Arthur Centennial Queen ribbon. She is dressed in formal attire and waring a crown. Her hand is resting on top of a book on a table.
Date: 1998
Creator: Cricchio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Cosimo Matassa]

Description: Photograph of Cosimo Matassa wearing a striped and buttoned shirt. He is an elderly, balding man.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Bragg
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Clarence Henry]

Description: Photograph of Clarence "Frogman" Henry, visible from the chest up and to the right of his left shoulder, which has been cropped out. Henry is wearing a white shirt with a blue tie and dark jacket as well as two gold frog pins (one on his jacket lapel and one on his tie). He is posed with his head tilted to the right and his right arm up, pointing to something with his hand.
Date: 200?
Creator: Cricchio Bragg
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Johnny Winter with Busts]

Description: Photograph of Johnny Winter. He is wearing a black cowboy hat adorned with open-mouthed snake heads, an armless t-shirt with an artistic rendering of a guitar pegboard with the word "Summerfest" written underneath, black watch, and blue jeans. The left side of the photo is taken up by three nearly life sized male busts. Above and behind Winter is a large painted portrait of a sitting woman, under which are two other framed pieces. Below the photograph on a separate card is Johnny Winter's autograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Photography Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Tracy Byrd Holding a Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd holding a guitar. He is wearing white shirt, black cowboy hat, and a leaning on a black acoustic guitar.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Photography Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph and Autograph of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown]

Description: Photograph of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown playing a guitar in front of a drum set in a wood paneled room. He is wearing a black hat and a grey shirt, and his guitar has a leather pick guard embossed with his nickname. His autograph appears in the upper left corner and is dated 1-19-2002.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1953-04-01]

Description: Letter from Senator Price Daniel of Texas to John J. Herrera, dated April 1, 1953. Daniel is replying to Herrera's request for flags that flew over the Capitol to be purchased for LULAC Councils in Houston, Port Arthur and Freeport, Texas.
Date: April 1, 1953
Creator: Daniel, Price
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library