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[Photograph of Thomas Bos]

Description: Photograph of Thomas Bos in a suit and tie. Handwriting around the photo notes that Bos was an early property owner in Port Arthur who was originally from Holland. The reverse of the photo has a handwritten note near the top stating that this was given to J. W. Carr. Writing near the bottom of the photo, to the right of a red photographer's seal, says that Bos purchased Port Arthur property for Dutch interests and that he was a client of Carr.
Date: January 1911
Creator: Weinberg, A. S.
Item Type: Photograph

[Men on Wells Fargo Wagon]

Description: Photograph of two men standing with a Wells Fargo wagon pulled by two horses on a road in Port Arthur, Texas. One man sits in the driver's seat, and the other, identified as Earl Gautreaux, stands on the tailgate. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[Buildings During Flood]

Description: Photograph of high waters at the corner of 7th Street and Shreveport Avenue after a flood in Port Arthur, Texas. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: August 18, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
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[People in Street After Flood]

Description: Photograph of people standing in high waters in the street after a flood in Port Arthur, Texas. There are several horse-drawn wagons in the street, and people stand on the balconies of some of the buildings in the background.
Date: August 18, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Boat in Hotel Lobby]

Description: Photograph of several boys sitting in a boat in the side lobby of the Lake View Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas after a flood.
Date: August 18, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[House in Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of several houses in high waters at 7th Street and Shreveport Avenue after a flood in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: August 18, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
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[Four Men Standing in Flood Water]

Description: Photograph of four men standing in chest high water after a flood, in front of a bakery at the corner of 7th Street and Shreveport Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: August 18, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
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[Inside Irvine Furniture Store]

Description: Photograph of five men in suits standing inside the Irvine Furniture Store on Houston Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas. Wicker chairs are lined up in the middle of the room, and wooden cabinets are pushed against the walls.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Women in Carriage]

Description: Photograph of two women, identified as Mrs. Hightower and Mrs. Williams, sitting in a buggy pulled by a horse in front of two houses in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[Group at Port Arthur Country Club]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people posing in front of several trees with drooping limbs at the country club in Port Arthur, Texas. The first man kneeling on the left is Jimmy Carrell, the ninth kneeling from the left is Henry Benz, and an arrow on the photograph points to John E. Alexander.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph

[Crowd at Gates Library]

Description: Photograph of cars and a crowd of people outside during the dedication of the Gates Library in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: May 18, 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooded Area in Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of a flooded area between Lake Sabine and the Neches River in Port Arthur, Texas. Several buildings, including the Plaza Hotel, are visible in the background.
Date: August 18, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Crowd Standing in Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of a large crowd of people standing in high waters during a flood in Port Arthur, Texas. A man stands on a lamp post in the middle of the street.
Date: [1915-08-16..1915-08-17]
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Standing in Flooded Street]

Description: Photograph of several men standing in knee-deep water during a flood in Port Arthur, Texas. There are several buildings on both sides of the street, including a post office to the right.
Date: [1915-08-16..1915-08-17]
Item Type: Photograph

[Horse-Drawn Wagon in Flood]

Description: Photograph of two men sitting on a wagon drawn by a horse through high water during a flood in Port Arthur, Texas. The roofs of buildings are visible in the background.
Date: August 18, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[People Outside in Flood Water]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and woman standing outside a store in high waters during a flood in Port Arthur, Texas. There is a wooden boat in the middle of the crowd.
Date: [1915-08-16..1915-08-17]
Item Type: Photograph

[Turning Sod for Country Club]

Description: Photograph of a group of people turning dirt for the first country club building in Port Arthur, Texas. Trees are visible in the background.
Date: October 1916
Item Type: Photograph