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[Aerial View of Port Arthur, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Port Arthur seen from the Marconi Radio Tower, dated in the early 1900s. The panoramic view shows Lake Sabine and Port Arthur Highschool on the left, and multiple streets and houses on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Aerial View of Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of an aerial of view of Procter Street from the Kansas City Southern Train Station, in Port Arthur, Tx. A handful of cars can be seen on the street, which is in the center of the photograph and extends into the distance. There are other intersecting streets with buildings lining them that create a grid layout. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Ship Passing Through Drawbridge]

Description: Aerial photograph of a ship and a town on the edge of a river. The ship is passing through a bridge identified as Please Pier Drawbridge, and cars can be seen waiting for it to pass. The buildings extend into the background.
Date: 1955
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph

[Air Raid Warden George Gondron]

Description: Card certifying George Gondron as an air raid warden in Port Arthur, Texas. The front of the card has a head shot of Gondron next to his fingerprint. The text on the back of the card reads: "Port Arthur Civilian Defense Air Raid. This is to certify that George Gondron has been duly appointed an air raid warden. This is his authority to carry out the duties given wardens by the chief air raid warden."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Paper

[Airplane in a Field]

Description: Photograph of two people standing to the left of an airplane in a field at an air show in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Airplane in Field]

Description: Photograph of a small airplane in a field in Port Arthur, Texas. A herd of cattle and a man on horseback are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Airplane Seeding a Field]

Description: Photograph of an airplane flying low over a flooded rice field to seed it. A man holding up a sign is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
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

[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
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

[Artist Maudee Carron With Sculpture]

Description: Photograph of artist Maudee Carron seated next to a sculpture. She is wearing a hat and glasses, and holding a tool to the sculpture. The sculpture is a series of stacked circles.
Date: October 14, 1977
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph

[Baby with Chickens]

Description: Photograph of a baby, identified as Mary Louise, sitting on the ground with three chickens in front of a wooden fence at Goose Creek, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Back of Dorothy Ingram Riding in Parade]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Ingram from behind, riding in a red convertible in the Centennial Parade. There is a trunk on the back bumper that says "Centennial Queen." She is seated in the passenger seat, looking to her right. There is a man with gray hair driving the car. Spectators are watching from the side of the road.
Date: 1998
Item Type: Photograph

[Band in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a marching band walking down a dirt road during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. People stand on the porches and balconies of the stores on either side of the road to watch the parade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Marching on Field]

Description: Photograph of the Rudolf Lambert Post No. 7 American Legion Band marching on a field. Two men at the front of the band hold large flags, and two men hold rifles. There are bleachers and a parking lot in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Band on Parade]

Description: Photograph of a marching band during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. Cars and buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Band on Stage "Cantu Serenadors"]

Description: Photograph of a band on stage with "Cantu Serenadors" with guitarist standing in front. The band members are seated posing with their instruments from left to right, drummer, standing bass player, two trumpet players, two violinists, and a pianist.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Standing in Bleachers]

Description: Photograph of the Rudolf Lambert Post No. 7 American Legion Band. They are lined up on the steps of bleachers, and are standing facing the camera. There are men with drums and cymbals in the front row.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Bank Building During Flood]

Description: Photograph of a bank building during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. There are men standing in the street in knee-deep water. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph