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[Group With Old Car]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women wearing period clothing standing next to an old red car in front of a pink building in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1998
Item Type: Photograph

[Train Bar Car]

Description: Photograph of a lady seated in a train car with the chairs and tables lined up along the sides to form an aisle. On the reverse in handwriting: "Southern Belle Train, Hazel Turnbull, sitting at bar"
Date: March 14, 1997
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Franklin Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of Franklin Elementary School in Port Arthur, Texas. Standing by a street and sidewalk and surrounded by a chain link and barbed wire fence, the school is two stories tall. A sign bearing the school's name and information can be seen near the main entrance.
Date: December 1996
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Cookie and the Cupcakes]

Description: Photograph of Cookie and the Cupcakes wearing blue tuxedos, holding their instruments, and posing for the photo. Below the photo is the band's name, as well as a line noting their induction into the 1995 Gulf Coast Hall of Fame.
Date: 1995
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Elderly People at a High School Reunion]

Description: Photograph of a group of elderly people at their sixtieth high school reunion. Taken inside of Wyatt's Cafeteria, the photo shows two women talking to each other. Behind them, Lois and Leroy Halcomb can be seen together. Ida Moran is partially within the picture to the right. The other side of the photo indicates that one of the women shown is Naomi O'Nial Switzger, but doesn't indicate which person is her.
Date: April 24, 1982
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Elderly People at Their Sixtieth High School Reunion]

Description: Photograph of Myrtle Bowen Bender, Mandie Walker, and Flora Tout at their sixtieth high school reunion on April 24th, 1982. One woman wearing a pale blue jacket and shirt looks behind the camera, while a woman in red and a woman in a plaid jacket converse. Unidentified elderly men in suits can be seen in the background. The photo was taken inside of a Wyatt's Cafeteria.
Date: April 24, 1982
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Elderly Women at a High School Reunion]

Description: Photograph of a group of women at their sixtieth high school reunion. They pose underneath a chandelier inside of a Wyatt's Cafeteria. The other side of the photo notes that the women in the front row are Lois Dunaway Holcomb, Aileen Keeney Levingston, Florise Cash, and Ida Hebert Moran. In the back row are Wilma Knot, Meva Walker, Faye F. Franklin, Flora McDonald Tout, and Frances Turner.
Date: April 24, 1982
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Officials in Port Arthur, Texas, 1973]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight suited men gathered around a table that has been arranged with ashtrays, writing pads, and pencils. The wood paneled walls of the room have framed pictures of Port Arthur.
Date: September 12, 1973
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Officials in Port Arthur, Texas, 1971]

Description: Photograph of a group of five suited men sitting around a table laden with paperwork. The wood paneled wall behind them has two pictures of Port Arthur hanging along either side of a nautically themed clock. A blue banner regarding Port Arthur hangs to the left.
Date: July 7, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Officials in Port Arthur, Texas, 1971]

Description: Photograph of twelve suited men situated around a table that is covered in paperwork. Five men sit at the table, while the other seven stand in a semicircle. The wood paneled wall behind the group bears pictures of Port Arthur on either side of a nautically themed clock. On the wall to the left, there hangs a blue banner exalting Port Arthur.
Date: July 7, 1971
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Actors on Stage]

Description: Photograph of four men and a woman, who is dressed as a maid, standing and six women sitting in chairs on a stage in a theater in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Bald Men]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of several bald men standing around signs in a hallway at the United Baldheads of America Convention in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Marching Band]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a marching band and a line of cars on a street during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. Cars are lined up behind a crowd on the right side of the street, and more people are visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Parade]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of several decorated cars driving down a street during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A crowd of people stand on either side of the street, and a row of cars are parked to the right. Buildings are visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph