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[Actors on Stage]

Description: Photograph of four men and a woman, who is dressed as a maid, standing and six women sitting in chairs on a stage in a theater in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Ad for Jaycee Fishing Pier]

Description: Photograph of a long pier with rocks on either side of it, jutting out into the ocean. The text at the top of the photo reads, "Jaycee Fishing Pier Reopens Saturday May 11th."
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View City and Waterways]

Description: Photograph of aerial view of Port Arthur with boat in the waterway and Lake Sabine in the background. Handwritten on the reverse: "Urban Renewal" "Tenth St., Look East, 7-28-20"
Date: July 28, 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Bald Men]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of several bald men standing around signs in a hallway at the United Baldheads of America Convention in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Marching Band]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a marching band and a line of cars on a street during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. Cars are lined up behind a crowd on the right side of the street, and more people are visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Parade]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of several decorated cars driving down a street during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A crowd of people stand on either side of the street, and a row of cars are parked to the right. Buildings are visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Air Raid Warden George Gondron]

Description: Card certifying George Gondron as an air raid warden in Port Arthur, Texas. The front of the card has a head shot of Gondron next to his fingerprint. The text on the back of the card reads: "Port Arthur Civilian Defense Air Raid. This is to certify that George Gondron has been duly appointed an air raid warden. This is his authority to carry out the duties given wardens by the chief air raid warden."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Paper

[Airplane in a Field]

Description: Photograph of two people standing to the left of an airplane in a field at an air show in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Airplane in Field]

Description: Photograph of a small airplane in a field in Port Arthur, Texas. A herd of cattle and a man on horseback are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Airplane Seeding a Field]

Description: Photograph of an airplane flying low over a flooded rice field to seed it. A man holding up a sign is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

April 1959, YMCA Burns to the Ground - Nothing Saved

Description: Photograph of the remains of the YMCA on the Southeast corner of Austin Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. Fire crews are spraying the wreckage with water. All that remains is a pile of twisted steel I-beams and stone.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Baby with Chickens]

Description: Photograph of a baby, identified as Mary Louise, sitting on the ground with three chickens in front of a wooden fence at Goose Creek, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Band in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a marching band walking down a dirt road during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. People stand on the porches and balconies of the stores on either side of the road to watch the parade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Band on Parade]

Description: Photograph of a marching band during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. Cars and buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Band on Stage "Cantu Serenadors"]

Description: Photograph of a band on stage with "Cantu Serenadors" with guitarist standing in front. The band members are seated posing with their instruments from left to right, drummer, standing bass player, two trumpet players, two violinists, and a pianist.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Barbara Daigle in Car]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Daigle, representing the camera club, sitting on the back of a convertible during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A large crowd stands in front of the stores in the background to watch the parade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Barrel Construction]

Description: Photograph of a man constructing a barrel with machinery inside of a warehouse. He is wearing protective gloves, boots, an apron, and a hat, and is working on one of two barrels on what appears to be an assembly line. There are other machines and tools shown in the background. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph "Making barrels in the Cooper shop."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph