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[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

[Barbara Daigle in Car]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Daigle, representing the camera club, sitting on the back of a convertible during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A large crowd stands in front of the stores in the background to watch the parade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Barrel Construction]

Description: Photograph of a man constructing a barrel with machinery inside of a warehouse. He is wearing protective gloves, boots, an apron, and a hat, and is working on one of two barrels on what appears to be an assembly line. There are other machines and tools shown in the background. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph "Making barrels in the Cooper shop."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Base of a Lighthouse]

Description: Photograph of the base of a lighthouse in Port Arthur, Texas. A man stands on a wooden walk to the left, and the ocean is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Basketball Team]

Description: Photograph of boys in basketball uniforms in two rows in front of a building in Port Arthur. Four of them sit on a bench with a basketball between the middle two boys, and four more boys and their coach stand behind the bench. The logos on the boys' uniforms and the text on the basketball have been colored yellow.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[Baton Twirlers on Parade]

Description: Photograph of several female baton twirlers in front of a marching band during a parade in Port Arthur, Texas. A crowd stands in front of the cafe and other stores to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Beaumont Police Department]

Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Police Department. There are ten men posing in front of the building, three are seated on motorcycles and the rest are standing. The officer on the left is identified as Tommy Baxter by writing on the back of the photograph, which also dates it 1943.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph