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April 1959, Fire Destroyed the Port Arthur YMCA Building

Description: Photograph of the remains of the burned YMCA building in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. All that's left are twisted steel I-beams, charred wood, and stone. Firemen can be seen working in the wreckage.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Cricchio Studio

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

[Police and Ambulance]

Description: Photograph of the Junior Police Squad of Port Arthur, Texas, on duty during a fake ambulance call. Cars are parked in front of the building, which has been identified as the First National Bank of Port Arthur, in the background, and a crowd of people watch from the sidewalk.
Date: 1935

[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

[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

[Board of Directors 1931 Texaco Welfare League]

Description: Photograph of the Board of Directors for the Texaco Welfare League in 1931. Fifteen men wearing suits and ties are standing on the steps of a building between two light posts.
Date: March 23, 1931

[Cannon Balls on Floor]

Description: Photograph of nine cannon balls and another munition on the floor of a library or museum with taxidermy animals in the background.
Date: unknown

[Cars Waiting for Ferry]

Description: Photograph of cars waiting to cross the Neches River with billboards and small store in the background with a Coa-Cola sign. Handwritten on the reverse of the photograph: "Waiting for the ferry to cross the Neches River before PA - Orange bridge was built -- 1934".
Date: 1934

[CavOilCade Party for Queen]

Description: Photograph of young couple with the boy in tuxedo escorting a girl wearing a full-length gown with long white gloves and corsage carrying a wrapped gift while onlookers watch and applaud.
Date: October 1964

[Child in Front of Plant]

Description: Photograph of a little girl with a large ribbon in her hair standing in front of a plant and several trees.
Date: unknown

[Children on Porch Steps]

Description: Photograph of a large group of children sitting on the steps of a porch in front of a house.
Date: unknown

[Coastal Coaches Bus to Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of "Coastal Coaches, Inc." white bus displaying "Pt. Arthur" as the destination. The bus is parked on the street in a residential neighborhood in front of small clapboard sided house with a front porch.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James

[Drum Line on Football Field]

Description: Photograph of the Thomas Jefferson Senior High School drum line on a football field. Four men in uniforms hold guns and flags, and a small child stands in front of them. Bleachers and a mountain are visible in the background.
Date: unknown

[Ship at Dock]

Description: Photograph of a ship with one stack. An American flag is flying on the stern with two other flags hoisted on the masts.
Date: unknown

[Siege of Santiago, San Juan Hill]

Description: Photograph of San Juan Hill in Cuba. During the Spanish-American War the Siege of Santiago took place here from July 4-17, 1898. The name Mr. E. C. Rost. appears below the photograph.
Date: unknown

[Siege of Santiago Site, "24th Infantry Intrenchments"]

Description: Photograph of the Siege of Santiago site showing the "24th Infantry Intrenchments" and camp near El Caney where the 24th Infantry served under Teddy Roosevelt's command. Captioned with Siege of Santiago, July 4-17, 1898, Lieut. W. L. Murphy, 24th Infantry.
Date: unknown

[Sports Wall]

Description: Photograph of corner wall display of various sports photographs, trophy plaques, and jerseys. The sports displayed include: boxing, football, and golf. Below the display area is a desk with a typewriter on it and a chair.
Date: unknown

[Texaco Corner Service Station]

Description: Photograph of corner Texaco gas service station. Tanner's auto supply with signs advertising recapping, vulcanizing, and wheels aligned. Other businesses and homes are adjacent and in the background.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James

[Train Bar Car]

Description: Photograph of a lady seated in a train car with the chairs and tables lined up along the sides to form an aisle. On the reverse in handwriting: "Southern Belle Train, Hazel Turnbull, sitting at bar"
Date: March 14, 1997
Creator: Everett, James

[Trolley Car Crew and Cars in Barn]

Description: Photograph of thirteen trolley car crew members and cars in trolley car barn. Ten men in eleven men in conductor's uniforms with hats. One man in a suit and tie with a hat. One man wearing overalls and a hat. Two of the men are seated inside one of the cars looking out the window.
Date: unknown

[Victorian style home with workers]

Description: Photograph of picture postcard image of a large Victorian style home with nine workers in front of rounded porch. Second story balcony over the porch. One of the workers is seated on the steps, the other eight are standing. One is wearing overalls, another holds a hat to his side.
Date: unknown