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[Eight Men in Office]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight men in suits posing together in an office in Port Arthur, Texas. They are identified, from left to right, as Lyle Vickers, David Wilshire, T. B. Ellison, congressman Jack Brooks, mayor Bernie Sadler, and two unidentified men. The photo has been signed by Jack Brooks to Lyle Vickers.
Date: May 3, 1966

[Men at Meeting]

Description: Photograph of a group of men in a room during the first meeting towards getting a seawall in Port Arthur, Texas. A weatherman is standing, and Jo Timms sits beside him, at the front of the room, and there is a map on the wall in the background.
Date: September 1961

[Port Commission]

Description: Photograph of five men of the Port Commission sitting around a wooden table in Port Arthur, Texas. A small carving of a ship's wheel hangs on the wall behind the man at the head of the table, and there is a banner on the wall to the left. The men are identified as E. W. McCarthy, Charles Freeman, Capt. W. F. Freeman, Charles Glenwright, and Euclid Hudson.
Date: July 22, 1969

[Billboard for Safe Driving]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer/Captain Tommy Baxter in front of a billboard for safe driving. He is looking at the billboard with another man in a suit, who is pointing towards it. The billboard reads, "Smart drivers light up at dusk." Writing on the back of the photograph describes the scene and dates it 1961. There is also a stamp that identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: 1961
Creator: Watkins, J. C.

[Photograph of Snow in Port Arthur, Texas, February 1960]

Description: Photograph of snow in a yard and street in Port Arthur, Texas. A clothesline pole and chain link fence separate the snow covered yard from the equally snowy street. Cars passing by have created a bare spot in the road. Bare trees, power lines, and houses are in the background. The other side of the photo indicates that this address is 1645 Fifth Street in Port Arthur.
Date: February 1960