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[Golden Jubilee Queen Candidates]

Description: Photograph of a group of young women, all candidates for the Golden Jubilee Queen in Port Arthur, Texas, posing together on benches set on a hardwood floor. Some of them are identified as Doris Jones, Abbie Speights, Thelma Tadlock, and Gloria Antonia.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph

[Inaugural Banquet]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing behind a table at the inaugural banquet of the Port Arthur Junior Chamber of Commerce, held in the Pleasure Pier ballroom in Port Arthur, Texas. The men are identified as Joe Bogel, Wes Brannon, Clint Dunnigan, Lyle Vickers, Forest Collins, Herbert Halliday, Fred Wilson, Tom Faver, and Ross Harris.
Date: July 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Kay Kyser at Airport]

Description: Photograph of Kay Kyser standing by a car at an airport for a benefit show after the Texas City disaster. He has a coat over his arm and a hat in his hand, and a large crowd is visible in the background.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Men on Stage]

Description: Photograph of several men, including Kay Kyser, Mayor H. L. "Buzz" Crow, and Mayor Curtis Trahan, standing on a stage in Port Arthur, Texas. Mayor Crow hands a benefit check to Mayor Trahan. A band is visible in the background.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Moon Mullican's Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican (at piano) and his band performing. He's wearing a suit and cowboy hat, while his band members are wearing cowboy hats and western style clothing.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Moon Mullican at Piano]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican wearing a hat and western wear while sitting at a piano. Notes and sheet music are sitting atop the instrument and a microphone can be seen in the upper left corner of the photo.
Date: ~1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Gordon Baxter]

Description: Photograph of Gordon Baxter standing next to a microphone, wearing a suit, and holding a script. In the background are several men wearing white western shirts and cowboy hats.
Date: 1945~
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

[Photograph of Moon Mullican's Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican's band performing at a party. Mullican is to the right at a piano, with the rest of his band members to the left playing guitars, a mandolin, and a bass. Party attendees are dancing in front of the stage.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Moon Mullican and His Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican and his band positng outside. Mullican is standing in front a tree and playing an acoustic guitar. Two men are on either side of Mullican, and five men are kneeling in front of Mullican. All are wearing similar cowboy style attire.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph

[First National Bank Street Corner]

Description: Photograph of First National Bank street corner showing cars parked beside and in front of the store with a boy in shorts leaning on the building wall. A grocery store is attached next door to the bank. Awning sign reading "Red & White Food Stores", and window sign "Welch & Co. Groceries"
Date: 1944
Creator: James Everett
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Moon Mullican and His Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican sitting with his band. Mullican is sitting against a tree and holding an acoustic guitar. Four men sit to the left, three sit to the right, and everyone is wearing similar cowboy style attire.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph

[Hampton Furniture and Appliance Dealer with Speed Queen Wringer Washers]

Description: Photograph of interior of an appliance store showing a line of seven Speed Queen wringer washing machines. Sitting on the wash machines and on a table beside them is "Rinso" brand tub washing soap. In the background is a row of six Philco refrigerators with an advertising display for them. Handwritten on the reverse of the photo: "Hampton Furniture"
Date: 1941
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Port Arthur High School Band Drum Corps]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur High School "Red Hussars" drum corps in parade. The girls are wearing skirted uniforms with parade boots. Crowd lines both sides of the street with some people viewing out the window from the upper story of a building. Some spectators are viewing the parade from the back of a pickup truck on the side street with parked cars.
Date: December 1947
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph