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[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

[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.

[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

[Woman by Cemetery Sign]

Description: Photograph of Sydalise Fredeman standing in front of the sign above the entrance to the cemetery where Confederate soldier Richard Dowling is buried in Port Arthur, Texas. The sign reads: "Cemetery Founded 1852. Burial Place of Dick Dowling, hero of Sabine Pass; Samuel Paschal, Hero of San Jacinto; and other Ho[ust]on pioneers".
Date: 1963

Women's Committee Plan YMCA Fund Campaign

Description: Photograph of nine women and men gathered at the end of a covered table. Seated left to right: Mrs. G. S. Donegan; Mrs. W. F. Fredeman; Mrs. Baron; and Mrs. Mike Murphy. Standing: Mrs. H. P. Weber; Mrs. Maxwell Cook; Mrs. Wes Spiegel, Jr.; Euclid Hudson; and A. F. Myers. Typewritten under the photo is a description, noting the people, positions, and dates.
Date: April 1963

[Annual Red Cross Meeting Officers]

Description: Photograph of two men in suits and one woman in a dress, at the Annual Red Cross Meeting. They are Officers identified from left to right as Vice Chair Bernis W. Sadler, Treasurer Ross James, and Secretary Dorothy Ingram. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates it June 24, 1964.
Date: June 24, 1964

[Group by Monument]

Description: Photograph of Sydalise Fredeman, T. B. Ellison holding a Texas flag, and Percy Toups standing by a monument to Richard Dowling and the men who fought in the Civil War with him, in Port Arthur, Texas. Mrs. Fredeman has placed a wreath with a Confederate flag in the middle in front of the monument.
Date: September 7, 1964

[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