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[Man Feeding Squirrel]
Photograph of an elderly man identified as John Walter Carr. He is seated outdoors, wrapped in a blanket and wearing a hat. There is a squirrel on his lap eating out of a dish.
[Forerunner of Texaco Marine Fleet]
Photograph of a large ship on the water, surrounded by a flock of seagulls. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the ship "The 'Robert Sewell,' forerunner of Texaco's large Marine Fleet."
[Men Lined up at Bar]
Photograph of Newport Bar interior, with men lined up at the counter. There are seven men at the bar wearing hats and suits, and two bartenders behind the counter. The short man near the middle of the photograph is identified as Percy Silliman. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note that reads, "Percy Silliman, 'short one,' Elton's Dad."
[Interior of Newport Bar]
Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar with a group of men lined up at the counter. The men are wearing suits and hats; some are holding drinks and some are holding cigars. There is one man on the left side of the photograph with his back facing the camera. There are a large number of birds on a shelf that goes along the walls of the whole room, and large fish mounted behind the bar.
[Portrait of Sarah Courts King]
Photograph of a woman identified as Sarah Courts King, the first Anglo child born in Sabine Pass in 1836. She has dark hair and is wearing a long-sleeved black dress, black gloves, and bonnet, and looking away from the camera to the right. There is a card on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sarah Courts King. Family settled in Sabine Pass 1829. First white child born in the city, February 14, 1836. Born under Mexican Flag and lived under the Six Flags of Texas."
[Men Standing on Grain Dock]
Photograph of a group of men of different nationalities on a grain dock. They are standing in a line across the dock and there are two boats and a large ship in the background. Six of the men are seated. The back of the photograph has a list of each person and their nationalities. It identifies the men from left to right: E.A. Laughlin (American, Lumber Yard), unknown (Holland), Dick Schultz (American, Saloon), L. Schuh (Germany, Barber Shop & Shoe Store), D.A. Schumaker (American, Sanitary Dept.), Peter Stock (Denmark, Building & Saloon), unknown (Holland), G.M. Craig (American), Oberhotz (American, Barber Shop), Frank Ireland (Holland, Shell & Gravel), Col. Jim Furlong (Ireland, Old Sabine Hotel), Peter Lamp (American, Rooming House). Seated on dock: J.W. Carr (England, Realtor), Howe (Denmark), Alfred Spence (Sweden), D.L. Stump (American, Port Arthur News). The Barge is identified as Parague of Orange, Texas and the ship is identified as Bancroft S.S.
[Interior of Newport Bar and Cafe]
Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar and Cafe, owned by Gus and Alice Migurski. There is a bar counter with bar stools on the left side of the photograph, and two people standing near another counter and what appears to be a cash register on the right side of the photograph. There are large windows on the right wall, and tables and chairs with one man sitting down in the back of the room. There is a woman standing in a white dress in the far background, and large fish decorate the wall. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Newport Bar & Cafe. Donated by Elton & Kathleen Silliman. Elton was nephew of Gus & Alice Migurski who owned the Bar & Cafe."
[Men Drinking at Bar]
Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar and a group of men drinking. The three men near the center of the photograph are holding up their drinks and smiling at the camera. One man near the right is laughing and looking off to the side. The bartender is leaning against the back counter and looking forward. There are large fish and birds mounted around the room.
[Woman and Two Girls Standing Outdoors]
Photograph of a woman and two young girls, identified as being from the Carr family. The woman is wearing a long white dress, and the two girls are wearing knee-length white dresses. They are standing outdoors on a sidewalk.
[Two Women and Dog]
Photograph of two women identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. They are seated outside with a dog, and there are large plants behind them. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that they are at 300 5th Street.
[Child Standing in Chair]
Photograph of a small child identified as Edith Carr. She is wearing a long coat and gloves, and standing on a chair. There is a backdrop with a nature scene on it.
[Two Young Girls in Dresses]
Photograph of two young girls in white dresses, identified as Amelia and Edith Carr. They are standing with their hands at their sides on a fur rug. Both are wearing white bows in their hair and looking towards the camera.
[Portrait of Woman Wearing Glasses]
Profile photograph of a woman identified as Amelia Harriet Housley Carr. Her hair is pulled back and she is looking towards the right side of the photograph. She is wearing a light colored dress with a wide collar and glasses.
[Photograph of a Family on a Porch]
Photograph of a family together on a porch. In the back, a woman in white and a man in a collar shirt stand on either side of an open door. In front of them sit a younger male in a vest on the left, with an older couple sitting in front of the door. A man holding a book titled "Black Mountain Ranch" is leaning against a tree to the right.
[Woman Standing Outdoors]
Photograph of a woman identified as Harriet Carr. She is wearing a white top and long, dark skirt and standing outdoors near plants.
[Portrait of Two Young Girls in Dresses]
Photograph of two young girls wearing dresses with white bibs. They are identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. One girl is standing and the other is seated. They both have braided hair and are looking towards the camera.
[Portrait of Woman in White Top]
Portrait photograph of a young woman, identified as Edith Evelyn St. Oswald car. She has dark hair that is pulled back, and is wearing a white top. There is a dark vignette around the edges that frames her from the shoulders up.
[Boat in the Canal]
Photograph of a boat going through a canal. Two smaller boats can be seen in the background behind it. There are men on a dock observing on the right side of the photograph.
[Woman in White Dress]
Profile photograph of a woman in a long-sleeved white dress, identified as Harriet Housley Carr. She has dark hair that is pulled back into a bun, and is holding a glass bottle and cup. The photograph is dated 1897.
[Lumber Company Float in Parade]
Photograph of a C. Kramer Lumber Company float drawn by horses in a parade. There are men standing on top of the float and holding American flags. A small boy is following by the side of the float, and people are watching from the opposite side of the road.
[Amelia Carr and Her Mother]
Photograph of two women, identified as Amelia Carr and her mother, standing outside. Both are wearing long white dresses and white shoes. They have their arms around each other and are laughing.
[Man in Suspenders and Hat]
Photograph of a man identified as Captain C. W. Tyrrell. He is wearing a striped shirt, suspenders, and hat, and is shown facing sideways. There are large plants in the background.
[Boat in a Parade]
Photograph of a boat shaped float in a W. O. W. Parade. It is driving through the middle of a street, and children on the right side of the photograph are watching it pass in front of them. Other bystanders can be seen in the background.
[Edith and Amelia Carr Posing Outside]
Photograph of two young women identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. They are standing outdoors and wearing long dresses. Handwriting on the back of the photograph sends holiday greetings to a relative.
[Woman on Boat With Life Ring]
Photograph of a woman on a boat holding a life ring that says, "Shenandoah, Port Arthur." She is looking towards the camera and smiling. There is an awning on the right side of the photograph, and a ladder leading up to a deck.
[Photograph of Men Celebrating on a Small Island, 1899]
Photograph of men gathered to celebrate the completion of the Port Arthur Canal from Sabine Pass to Taylor Bayou. From left to right: a fisherman called "Frenchy" sitting in a boat; Peter Lamp; Captain Evans; Colonel Jim Furlong; M. R. Bos; N. N. Beels (holding flag); A. N. Scott; J. W. Carr; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; Frank Cummins; Peter Stock; and L. Schuh. Sitting: Billy Farrell; A. Spence; D. L. Stump; Hans Falsenburg; and E. A. Laughlin. They are gathered on a small island, with a boat visible nearby to the right.
[Photograph of the Port Neches Water Wall]
Photograph of twenty four men standing along the bank at the Port Neches water wall. Before them is a pipe rapidly expelling water into a reservoir.
[Military Group Outdoors]
Photograph of a military group on a field outdoors. There are a handful men in dark uniforms standing in two lines, and another group of men in white uniforms stands in the distance behind them. Large houses in a neighborhood can be seen in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates the image July 4, 1917.
[Profession Portrait of a Young Man]
Photograph of a young man taken at Trost Studio in Port Arthur. He is wearing a dark suit and a black and white tie, his hair is combed to the side, and he is looking into the camera. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
[Girl Wearing a Hat Standing by a Car]
Photograph of a young girl wearing a hat and long white dress, standing outside in front of a car. She is holding a bouquet of flowers and her eyes are partially closed. There are houses in the background and the photograph appears to have been taken in a neighborhood.
[Float in a Parade From Above]
Photograph of a float in a parade from above. There is a woman on the float in what appears to be a Statue of Liberty costume, and a person walking to the right of the float waving a flag. There are crowds watching from both sides of the road and from balconies and windows on nearby buildings. Ahead of the float, more people can be seen carrying flags.
[Man and Child Standing in Snow]
Photograph of a man standing with a child outside in the snow. The child is wearing a coat, hat, stockings, and black shoes. The man is wearing round glasses and a suit. There is another small child near the building in the background.
[Queen of Parade Sitting on Throne]
Photograph of the Queen of the Parade sitting on a throne on an elevated stage. She is seated underneath an awning with four other women. There are stairs leading up to the throne, and men in uniforms along each side. There are crowds on both sides of the walkway to the throne. There are also people watching from windows in a nearby building.
[Parade Float]
Photograph of a float in a parade. Women are sitting in the float, and two men on horses are riding next to it. There are crowds of people on either side of the road, and people watching from the windows of a building in the background. People walking behind the float are carrying flags, and there is a car behind them in the distance. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
[Queen of Parade Walking With Crown]
Photograph of the Queen of a parade walking down a street with a crowd in the background. She is wearing a crown and small girls behind her are holding her train. There are many people in the crowd watching, and a man to the right of the Queen has a large camera. There is a group of people watching from the roof of a building in the background.
[View of Parade]
Photograph of a parade from above. There is a float with a large globe on it with three people pushing it from behind. There are crowds of people on either side of the street.
[Professional Portrait of a Baby]
Professional photograph of a baby in a long-sleeved white dress. The photograph is inside of cardboard oval frame, with a black border. There is a small stamp in the lower-right corner that reads, "Wenona."
[Photograph of Bill Hall Among Other Formally Attired People]
Photograph of Bill Hall standing in the center of a group of people in formal attire. On either side of Hall stands a man with a woman. All of the men are wearing tuxedos. The woman on the left is wearing a lightly colored evening dress and carrying a fur coat. The woman to the right is wearing a dark evening dress and carrying full glass.
[Photograph of Bill Hall with Two People]
Photograph of Bill Hall dressed in a tuxedo and standing between a woman in an evening dress and a man in a tuxedo. Both men are holding onto beverage glasses.
[Photograph of Benny Barnes]
Photograph of Benny Barnes, taken portrait style. He poses in dark clothing, his shirt open slightly revealing his chest and a chain necklace. Rings adorn two fingers on his left hand.
[Photograph of Bill Hall In a Row of People at a BMI Event]
Photograph of Bill Hall standing fifth in a row of seven people at a Broadcast Music, Inc. event. On the left side of the photo is a woman holding a microphone at podium. Over to the right is another woman with a certificate, followed by a string of men in tuxedos and formal wear with certificates. Part of a sign printed with the letters "BMI" is visible behind the group on the right side.
[Photograph of Bill Hall Holding a Paper with Another Man]
Photograph of Bill Hall standing next to a bespectacled man. The two are holding a single sheet of paper. Both men are wearing tuxedos and standing in front of some foliage.
[Professional Portrait of Baby Gathier A. McConnell]
Professional photograph of a baby identified as Garthier A. McConnell. She is seated on a floral fabric and is wearing a long white dress. The photograph has a rectangular frame and there is black writing on the bottom-left corner. There is hand-writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "Garthier A. McConnell age 3 months 8 days."
[Portrait of Young Girl with Flower]
Photograph of a young girl resting her head on her hands and leaning on a table with a large white flower. Her hair is medium length and wavy, and pulled back with a large bow. She is wearing a white, frilly, long-sleeved shirt and is looking towards the camera.
[Professional Portrait of Elderly Man and Woman]
Professional photograph of an elderly man woman. The man has white hair and a large beard, is wearing a black suit, and is looking towards the camera. The woman has dark hair pulled back into a bun, is wearing glasses, and is looking towards the left side of the photograph. The photograph has an oval frame with a black decorative border.
[Boy Scout Troop]
Photograph of young boys in an African American Boy Scouts Troop. The six boys are wearing uniforms and hats, and standing in a line with their hands at their sides. There are houses and telephone poles in the background. The writing at the bottom of the photograph reads, "Port Arthur, Tex. Troop #5 1920."
[View of Cannon Float in a Parade]
Photograph of a float with a cannon on it. There are people walking alongside the float, between crowds on either side of the road. Farther down the road ahead of the float, there is a group of people walking in straight lines wearing hats and white shirts. People are watching from the balconies of buildings in the background.
[Two Men in Ku Klux Klan Hoods]
Photograph of two men wearing Ku Klux Klan hoods. The man closest to the camera is holding a large shotgun and has his face covered. The other man is leaning against the hood of a car in the background, and his face is not covered.
[Professional Portrait of a Man, Two Women, and Young Girl]
Professional photograph of an elderly woman, a man, a woman, and a young girl. The elderly woman is seated on the right side of the photograph, and has light hair pulled back and is wearing a dark dress with white lace detail at the neck. The man is wearing a suit and has a mustache, and is standing behind the young girl. The woman has dark hair pulled back in a bun, and is wearing a dark dress. The young girl is in the center of the photograph, wearing a dress with white sleeves and a large bow on her head.
[Wagon Pulled by Horses]
Photograph of a group of people underneath a cover on a wagon pulled by horses. There are two young girls in white dresses standing on the rear of the wagon, and two men sitting with four other children near the front. There is a sign on the side of the wagon that reads, "Victors Victrolas and Victor Records," and has two pictures of a white dog on each side.