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[Portrait of Two Young Girls in Dresses]

Description: 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.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Lumber Company Float in Parade]

Description: 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.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Amelia Carr and Her Mother]

Description: 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.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Boat in a Parade]

Description: 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.
Date: August 10, 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Edith and Amelia Carr Posing Outside]

Description: 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.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Military Group Outdoors]

Description: 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.
Date: 1917
Creator: Carr, Edith
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Bos]

Description: Portrait photograph of a woman identified as Mrs. Thomas Bos. She is shown from the shoulders up, and has short dark hair. She is wearing a blouse with a thick collar.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman in Garden]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Mrs. Harriett Carr. She is wearing a light blouse and dark skirt, and standing between large plants in a garden. Her hair is pulled back and she is smiling towards the camera.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Swimmers in a Natatorium]

Description: Photograph of swimmers at a natatorium. There are children splashing in the water in dark bathing suits. Women in long white dresses are watching from the side of the pool.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Family Seated Outside]

Description: Photograph of the J. W. Carr family. Two people are seated and two are standing. The seated man is holding a cane and smoking a pipe, and the woman next to him is wearing a white dress. There are two women standing behind them, one in a white dress and one in a black dress. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that they are on 300 5th Street.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Military Lineup]

Description: 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.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Military Walking in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a military group in a parade. There is a long line of men standing in the middle of the street, with one man holding a flag in front of them. Buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Feeding Rabbit]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as Edith Carr. She is feeding a rabbit through a fence and looking towards the camera. There are chickens in the pin with the rabbit, and a shed in the background. A watering can is sitting in front of the fence in the bottom left of the photograph.
Date: 1918
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