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[Photograph of Tex Ritter]

Description: Photograph of Tex Ritter wearing a checkered ribbon necktie, light long sleeved shirt, dark pants, and a leather gun belt. The logo for Capital Records appears in the lower left of the photo. "Tex Ritter" is printed on the lower center area. "Autrey Hollywood" is written on the bottom right of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Autrey Hollywood
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown with a Violin]

Description: Photograph of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown wearing a western style shirt, a cowboy hat, and holding a violin. His autograph is present to the top right of the photograph and dated December 10, 1993. Brown's name is written just below his image, and under that to the left is the address of Alligator Records. Information for Concerted Efforts, Inc. is to the bottom right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Barclay, Robert
Item Type: Photograph

Tex Martin on "Easy Money"

Description: Photograph of Tex Martin riding a bucking horse at a rodeo. A line of cowboys are crouched down underneath a railing and watching, while a more formally dressed crowd watches from the stands.
Date: 1965
Creator: Ben Allen - Rodeo Photos
Item Type: Photograph

John Clegg and Mrs. Dorman Certified Auto Exchange

Description: Photograph of John Clegg (left) and Mr. Dorman (right) sitting at a table. The suited men are looking toward the camera, and the bespectacled Mr. Dorman is holding a check. The reverse side of the photo notes that this took place at 710 - 16th Street in the 1940's.
Date: unknown
Creator: Beryl Crist Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Harry Choates]

Description: Photograph of Harry Choates playing a fiddle and standing at a microphone. Writing on the photo indicates his name, the name of the photographer, and that the photo was from Dessau Hall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brill, Bubs
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Marcia Ball]

Description: Photograph of Marcia Ball wearing a floral tank top, blue jeans, a peace sign necklace, and a silver bracelet. Listed along the bottom of the photo is her recording company, her name, and her management.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bruton, Mary Keating
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Marcia Ball]

Description: Photograph of Marcia Ball wearing a black dress, silver bracelet, and white shoes. She's sitting on a red chair. Listed along the bottom of the photo is her recording company, her name, and her management.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bruton, Mary Keating
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Marcia Ball]

Description: Full-length portrait of musician Marcia Ball wearing a red patterned dress and sandals. She is facing the camera with her right shoulder tilted back. Printed below the photo, there is an icon in the lower-left corner that says "Allicator" and has "www.marciaball.com" beneath it; her name in the center; and the phone number and address for The Rosebud Agency (San Francisco, California) in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bruton, Mary Keating
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Marcia Ball]

Description: Photograph of musician Marcia Ball, visible from the waist up. She is wearing jeans and a sleeveless flowered shirt, posing with her right fist over her heart and her left hand making a "peace" sign. Printed below the photo, there is an icon in the lower-left corner that says "Allicator" and has "www.marciaball.com" beneath it; her name in the center; and the phone number and address for The Rosebud Agency (San Francisco, California) in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bruton, Mary Keating
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Cosimo Matassa at His Music Shop]

Description: Photograph of Cosimo Matassa standing in front of his J & M Music Shop. He's an elderly man wearing glasses, a red sweater, and black slacks. The shop has its name in the sidewalk in front of green doors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Bragg
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Clarence Henry]

Description: Photograph of Clarence "Frogman" Henry, visible from the chest up and to the right of his left shoulder, which has been cropped out. Henry is wearing a white shirt with a blue tie and dark jacket as well as two gold frog pins (one on his jacket lapel and one on his tie). He is posed with his head tilted to the right and his right arm up, pointing to something with his hand.
Date: 200?
Creator: Cricchio Bragg
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Johnny Winter with Busts]

Description: Photograph of Johnny Winter. He is wearing a black cowboy hat adorned with open-mouthed snake heads, an armless t-shirt with an artistic rendering of a guitar pegboard with the word "Summerfest" written underneath, black watch, and blue jeans. The left side of the photo is taken up by three nearly life sized male busts. Above and behind Winter is a large painted portrait of a sitting woman, under which are two other framed pieces. Below the photograph on a separate card is Johnny Winter's autograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Photography Studio
Item Type: Photograph

April 1959, YMCA Burns to the Ground - Nothing Saved

Description: Photograph of the remains of the YMCA on the Southeast corner of Austin Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. Fire crews are spraying the wreckage with water. All that remains is a pile of twisted steel I-beams and stone.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph and Autograph of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown]

Description: Photograph of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown playing a guitar in front of a drum set in a wood paneled room. He is wearing a black hat and a grey shirt, and his guitar has a leather pick guard embossed with his nickname. His autograph appears in the upper left corner and is dated 1-19-2002.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
Item Type: Postcard

[Photograph of Tracy Byrd]

Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd wearing a white cowboy hat, a dark western style shirt, jeans, and a belt buckle bearing his name. Managerial information is printed in the bottom left corner, the lower center is printed with Byrd's name, and the lower right is printed with MCA Nashville's logo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dixon, Dean
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Tracy Byrd on a Chair]

Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd reclining in a chair. He's wearing a black hat, dark western style shirt, jeans, and dark boots. Managerial information appears in the lower left portion of the photo, his name in the lower center, and MCA Nashville's logo in the lower right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dixon, Dean
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Tracy Byrd Sitting on a Chair]

Description: Photograph of Tracy Byrd sitting on a chair in reverse. He's wearing a western style shirt, jeans, and a black hat. A brick wall serves as a background. To the lower left of the photo is his managerial information. His name is written in the middle of the bottom. The "MCA Nashville" logo is in the lower right corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dixon, Dean
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Boat, Heinrich Schulte, at Dock]

Description: Photograph of a boat named the Heinrich Schulte at dock. The vessel is pulled up alongside a pier that has several grain elevators raised along the left side of the photo. To the right of the Heinrich Schulte is another boat with no visible name.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett Photographic Service
Item Type: Photograph

[Coastal Coaches Bus to Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of "Coastal Coaches, Inc." white bus displaying "Pt. Arthur" as the destination. The bus is parked on the street in a residential neighborhood in front of small clapboard sided house with a front porch.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Fred Miller Bicycle Trucks and Rairoad Car]

Description: Photograph of Fred Miller standing in front of his pick-up truck with another crate filled flat bed truck behind. In the background is a wooden "Burlington Route" box car. Advertising displayed on the door of the pick-up reads: " Fred Miller, Bicycles, Hardware & Pets, 526 Austin Ave. Dial 5519" and "Fishing tackle, We make keys" on the side.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph