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[Red Cross Truck]

Description: Photograph of men and women in uniform standing by a Red Cross truck during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A building and trees are visible in the background.
Date: May 12, 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Women with Lifesaver]

Description: Photograph of two women, identified as Edna Grace Kynard on the left and Ruth Azwell on the right, peering through the middle of a lifesaver. The text on the lifesaver reads: "Pleasure Pier Port Arthur, Tex."
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Ten Tarpon at Jaycee Pier]

Description: Photograph of four men and a woman standing in a line with ten tarpon fish in front of a building at Jaycee Pier in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1939~
Item Type: Photograph

[Four Soldiers with Fish]

Description: Photograph of four soldiers standing with their fish on a dock in Port Arthur, Texas. A boat is tied at the dock and the ocean is visible in the background.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Cheerleaders at Football Game]

Description: Photograph of three male and two female cheerleaders in front of a large crowd during a Thomas Jefferson Senior High School football game in Port Arthur, Texas. There are newspaper articles on the back of the photo.
Date: 1934~
Item Type: Photograph

[Granger's Restaurant at Sabine Pass]

Description: Photograph of Granger's Restaurant exterior view with fish shaped sign reading "Granger's" and another sign which reads "Granger's, fish-oysters", "seafood". Four cars are parked up close the restaurant and the awnings over the windows are drawn in. Handwritten on the reverse of the photo: " 1939, Famous Granger's at Sabine Pass, Burned to Ground"
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Leslie McInnis in Front of Room]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Leslie McInnis standing in front of a group of white and African-American men and women seated at tables. Several of them have tea cups in front of them.
Date: March 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Office Building with Four Pillars]

Description: Photograph of a two story office building with four pillars and steps in front. There are three men in white shirts and dark slacks standing on the portico. There is a flag pole with the American flag and Texas flag flying. Two cars are parked at the curb in front of the building.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Man with Tarpon]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man standing next to a 136-pound tarpon hanging from the rafters of an awning outside a tackle shop in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1935~
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Thomas Hughen]

Description: Photograph of realtor Thomas Hughen sitting at a desk in a building in Port Arthur, Texas. There are several pictures and a calendar on the wall above the desk.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Opening of Rainbow Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people standing on a bridge at the opening of the Port Arthur-Orange bridge, later renamed the Rainbow Bridge, over the Neches River in Port Arthur, Texas. Several cameras are set up in the foreground, and an American flag and a Texas flag fly at either side of the bridge.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Mire Courts Buildings]

Description: Photograph of rows of buildings at the Mire Courts in Port Arthur, Texas. A road is visible in the foreground.
Date: [1930..1939]
Item Type: Photograph

[Men by Row of Cars]

Description: Photograph of several men standing by a row of cars in front of stores, including a Frigidaire store, in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1933
Item Type: Photograph

[Pleasure Pier Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a boat in the water in front of the Pleasure Pier Bridge in Port Arthur, Texas. A wooden house is visible on the shore to the right.
Date: October 2, 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Theresa Furchner, May 1938]

Description: Photograph of Theresa Furchner standing in a dress beside a palm tree. A house and more trees can be seen in the background. The reverse side of the photo says "My mother Theresa Furchner Trip to her homeland in May 1938"
Date: May 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Men in Front of a Texaco Station in Port Arthur, Texas, June 22, 1932]

Description: Photograph of a group of thirteen men standing in front of a Texaco gas station. The men stand in two rows. The first row features three men in suits and a fourth man in a shirt and bow tie. The second row is primarily composed of men in white shirts and ties, with the third and eighth man wearing suits. Behind them, the Texaco station flies a Texaco and United States flag side by side. A single pump can be seen just behind the group, and a Texaco shaped like a question mark is further to the right. A body of water can be seen in the right background. The reverse side of the photograph identifies Fred P. Dodge as the person on the far right of the front row.
Date: June 22, 1932
Item Type: Photograph