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[Longhorn Cafe]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of The Longhorn Cafe on the 3800 block of Sixteenth Street. Neon signs on the building say, "The Longhorn Cafe," "Fine Foods Curb Service," and "Dining Room." Several cars are parked under a carport next to the building. In the background, there are trees and houses.
Date: 1952~
Creator: Everett, James E.

[Port Arthur Gas Company]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Port Arthur Gas Company on west Nineteenth Street and Terminal Road, adjacent to Texas Company Refinery. There is a tank beside a building with smoke stacks rising from it. Text below the photograph says "Port Arthur Gas Co." and "Located - West Port Arthur ... or 19th St." Accompanying material gives additional information about the company.
Date: 1921

[Blanton's Laundry]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Blanton's Laundry on 1313 Procter Street. The building is two stories high, and signs on it say "Blanton's Laundry 20% Cash & Carry," "Fur Storage Dry Cleaning," and 19 Blanton's 39." A sign on a building to the left says "Pacific Finance Loans." Cars are parked outside of Blanton's Laundry.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James

[Joseph H. Guimont and Son Metal Company]

Description: Photograph of the Joseph H. Guimont and Son Metal Company on 539 Fifth Street. Five men and a horse drawn wagon are in front of a wooden building. Text on the side of the wagon says "Phone 236 J. E. Guimon & Son" on the side. A ladder is leaning against the building, and a sign beside it says "Guimont & Sheet Metal Workers."
Date: 1914

[Gulf Service Station]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a Gulf Service Station on Seventh Street and Savannah Avenue. There are gas pumps underneath an awning stretching out from the front of the building. Signs in front of the building say "Vulcanizing Recapping," "Gulf," and "Flats Fixed." In the background, there is another business with cars parked outside of it. The front of the building says "Viator Auto Service - Gen'l Repairing."
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James

[J. B. Jameson Groceries]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of J. B. Jameson Groceries on Orange Highway and Stadium Road. Text on the building says "Drink Coca-Cola" and "J. B. Jameson Groceries Beer." Two gas pumps are under an awning in the front of the building.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James

[Townsend Quality Milk]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Townsend Quality Milk on 2545 Procter Street. A decorative glass panel on the corner of the building says "Townsend" at the top. Townsend Quality Milk was the home of the famous Roscoe Bar, a vanilla ice cream dipped in chocolate on a stick. About one in five bars would have the word "Free" printed on the stick. This treat was popular with grade school children.
Date: 1950
Creator: Everett, James

[Bookie's Service Station]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as Bookie's Service Station on 2500 Procter Street. Several gas pumps are under an awning extending from the front of the building. Automotive repair supplies are scattered underneath the awning. Several men are working around the building. A sign in front of the building says "Texaco" above a "T" and star logo. In the background, a carport says "Bookie's Motor-Tune-Up-Brake Service." In the bottom right of the photograph, text says "25850 9-26-41."
Date: September 26, 1941

[July Fourth Celebration]

Description: Three photographs an Independence Day Celebration. The first photograph features a crowd of people walking amongst rows of buildings. A horse-drawn wagon is in the center of the crowd. Text below the photograph says "July 4th, 1902 Celebration." The second photograph features an exterior view of Port Arthur Cycle Works. Four men are standing under an awning; two men are holding bicycles. Signs on the front of the building say "Port Arthur Cycle Works" and "Bicycles[,] We Buy in Large Quantities, and Can Sell for Less, Than Any One Who Buys 3 for 25[cents]." Text below the photograph says "Bicycle Shop[,] Sixth and Austin - 1902." The third photograph features a group of people gathered around the front of a building. In the foreground, there is a horse-drawn wagon. In the background, there are buildings. Text below the photograph says "Weinstein's Store - Procter and Ft. Worth - 1902."
Date: July 4, 1902

[Owner of Fred Miller Bicycle Company]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Fred Miller, the owner of Fred Miller Bicycle Company on 526 Austin Avenue. The man is wearing a suit and hat, and is standing in front of a truck that says "Fred Miller Bicycles Hardware & Pets[,] 526 Austin Ave. Dial 5519." Behind the man and truck, there is another truck with cargo on the back of it. In the background, there is a train car with a sign on the side that says "Burlington Route."
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James

[Gentlemen's Resort]

Description: Photograph of a group of men at The Grotto, a gentlemen's resort on 449 Procter Street. Two men are standing behind a bar; three men wearing coats and hats are standing on the opposite side of the bar. In the background, there are mirrors decorated with arches and ornately carved columns. Three wreaths hang on the mirrors. Denton L. Burch was the proprietor of the resort.
Date: 1906

[Weinstein's Store]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Weinstein's Store on Procter Street and Fort Worth Avenue. A woman, a girl, and two men are standing behind a display case with bolts of fabric on top of it. Two women are standing behind counters on both sides of the photograph. There are several display cases filled with clothing items. Several bouquets of flowers sit on top of shelves behind each counter. Text below the photograph says "Taken in the early 1920's. A proud moment in my parents' lives! This was in the entrance to the store at Procter and Ft. Worth."
Date: 192?

[Harbor City Dray Line]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posing outside of Harbor City Dray Line. One man, two boys, and one baby are standing beside two mules; to the right, two men and one boy are sitting on a mule-drawn wagon. In the background, there is a building with a sign attached to it that says "Harbor City Dray Line. Hauling & Moving. J. Imhoff Mgr. Phone. 37." Text below the photograph says "1898."
Date: 1898
Creator: Everett, James

[Mano's Confectionery]

Description: Photograph of Mano's Confectionery on 1201 Procter Street. A man, woman, and child are posing in the doorway; they are identified as George Manos, Kate Manos, and Mary Manos. To the right of the doorway, there is a display case filled with confectionery products; jars of candy are sitting on top of the case. In the background, there is a view of the store.
Date: 192?

[Red and White Store]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man standing in front of The Red and White Store on 647 Sixth Street. The man is standing beside a wooden structure. The building has display windows in the front with products in them. A sign attached to an awning says "-The- Red & White Stores." The store was owned by Peter Cammareri.
Date: 193?

[Young Men's Christian Association Building]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building on Lakeshore Drive at Pleasure Island Bridge. Several bicycles are parked in a front yard. Two cars are parked at the curb. In the foreground, there are other cars parked beside a curb. In the background, there is a building identified as Mary Gates Memorial Hospital.
Date: 1940
Creator: Everett, James

[Port Arthur Residence]

Description: Negative of an exterior view of a home. The house is two stories high; a porch stretches around a corner of the house, as does a balcony above the porch. A tank beside the house catches rainwater water. In the background, there is another house. Text below the image says "Port Arthur Residence."
Date: unknown

[Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church at 3648 Sargent Lucian Adams Drive. The church is decorated with a circular stained glass window above the main entrance. On the right side of the church, there is a tower with a cross on top of it. Text on the front of the church says, "Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church." In the foreground, there is a parking lot with two white cars. The church was built in 1975; the street is named after Sergeant Lucian Adams, who was awarded a Medal of Honor for bravery in World War II.
Date: unknown

[First Christian Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a building identified as the First Christian Church on 700 Fifth Street. The sides and front of the church are decorated with stained glass windows. The main entrance of the church is decorated with columns extending to the top of the building. The church was built in 1915 and demolished in 1948.
Date: unknown

[First Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of First Baptist Church on 749 Fifth Street and Shreveport Avenue. The front entrance is decorated with columns that extend to the top of the building. Text carved into the front of the church says "First Baptist Church." Several cars are parked outside of the church.
Date: unknown

[Saint George's Greek Orthodox Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Saint George's Greek Orthodox Church on 3148 Thomas Boulevard. The front entrance of the church is decorated with columns extending to the top of the building. Text above the columns says "St. George's Greek Orthodox Church." Trees surround the building.
Date: unknown

[Westminster Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Westminster Presbyterian Church on the 900 block of Ninth Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas. The front of the building is decorated with columns that extend to the top of the building. There is a steeple with a cross on the top protruding from the center of the roof. Text on the front of the church says "Westminster Presbyterian Church." A group of people are walking out of the entrance of the church.
Date: 198u
Creator: Watkins Studio

[Saint James Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Saint James Catholic Church on 3503 Gulfway Drive. Several stained glass windows decorate the front of the building, and a steeple extends from the back of the building. The church was built in 1939.
Date: unknown
Creator: Watkins Studio