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[Thomas Jefferson High School Classes of 1943 40-Year Reunion]

Description: Book compiled for the 40th reunion of graduates from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, Texas including photographs of students who graduated in January or May 1943 with contact information, as well as a schedule of events for the reunion and related information.
Date: 1983
Creator: Class of 1943 Reunion Committee
Item Type: Book

[Thomas Jefferson High School Classes of 1943 55-Year Reunion]

Description: Book compiled for the 55th reunion of graduates from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, Texas including photographs of students who graduated in January or May 1943 with contact information, as well as a schedule of events for the reunion and related information.
Date: 1998
Creator: Class of 1943 Reunion Committee
Item Type: Book

[Lawrence P. Arnold]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Lawrence P. Arnold. Arnold is wearing a sailor suit and has a pipe in his mouth. He is dressed as Popeye, a newspaper comic strip character, to entertain schoolchildren.
Date: April 12, 1937
Creator: Conley Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Popeye]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Lawrence P. Arnold. Arnold is wearing a sailor suit and has a pipe in his mouth. He is dressed as Popeye, a newspaper comic strip character, and is standing in front of Robert E. Lee Elementary School.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conley Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[CavOILcade Boat Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat parade for CavOILcade taking place in the Sabine-Neches Waterway. A larger boat decorated with flags is floating beside a speed boat. A crowd is gathered along the shore. In the background, there are buildings.
Date: 1958
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Circle 4 Club Actors]

Description: Photograph of two men identified as John Garner (Cowboy John) and Smiley Burnette. Garner was one of the hosts of The Circle 4 Club, a children's television program in the Beaumont/Port Arthur area of Southeast Texas. Garner is wearing a cowboy hat and bracelet, and Burnette is wearing a hat and bandanna. The television program played on Saturday mornings.
Date: October 2, 1962
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Farm School]

Description: Photograph of a wooden farm school. There are two chimney stacks protruding out from the roof towards the entrance. This school was built in 1914 in Griffing Park, and Tyrell Elementary was built in 1925 to replace it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Fourth of July Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Fourth of July parade on Procter Street in Port Arthur, Texas. Several men holding musical instruments are marching down the street. Crowds of people are gathered on both sides of the parade. There are several buildings lining the street. In the background, there is an American flag on a pole.
Date: 1902
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding at Jefferson Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in a flooded street outside of Jefferson Hotel. Pieces of wood are floating in the water close to the group. The water reaches a level above their knees, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, there is Jefferson Hotel and other buildings. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "Port Arthur Flood Aug. 16-17 1915. Photo by D & H. ©."
Date: August 1915
Creator: D & H Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding at Pearce Theatre]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in a flooded street outside of Pearce Theatre. A canoe is floating in front of the group. The water is at knee-level, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, there is an arched doorway and a ticket booth. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "Pearce Theatre P. A. Flood Aug. 16-17, 1915. D & H Photo. ©."
Date: August 1915
Creator: D & H Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding on Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of flood waters outside of the Federal Building. Men and Women are standing in the water amongst debris. The water level reaches their knees, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, several people are standing on the steps of the Federal Building. Text on the bottom of the photograph says "Post Office a Refuge. Port Arthur Flood Aug 16-17-1915. D & H Photo ©."
Date: 1915
Creator: D & H Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding on Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of flooding at Procter Street. A group of people are standing in the flood waters; the water level reaches their upper legs, and resulted from a hurricane. One man is standing on the base of a utility pole. Several business buildings surround the street. Text on the bottom of the photograph says "Proctor St. Port Arthur Flood Aug 16-17, 1915. D & H Photo. ©."
Date: 1915
Creator: D & H Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[Engraving of Charles G. Gates]

Description: Engraving of Charles G. Gates. Gates headed a brokerage house on Wall Street in New York City, NY. He died in 1913.
Date: unknown
Creator: E. G. Williams & Brothers
Item Type: Photograph

[Jubilee Parade]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathering on the 600 block of Procter Street for the Jubilee Parade. Several businesses are lined along the street. Text below the photograph says "Before the Parade" and "By A.W. Ellsworth." On the back of the photograph, there is another photograph of the Jubilee Parade. A crowd is gathered in the street covering the view of the parade. People are sitting on the edges of the tops of the buildings lining the street. Text above the photograph says "P.F.: Celebrations Golden Jubilee- 1948;" text below the photograph says "The Jubilee Parade" and "By George Moon Printed by Einar Hansen."
Date: 1948
Creator: Ellsworth, A. W.; Moon, George & Hansen, Einar
Item Type: Photograph

[First National Bank Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the First National Bank in Port, Arthur, TX. Each side wall is lined with teller booths. There are two floors in the bank. In the middle of the bottom floor is a single dark table. On the back wall is the bank vault.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett Photographic Service
Item Type: Photograph

[Holmes-Manley Batteries]

Description: Photograph of the Holmes-Manley Batteries at the Texaco Refinery in Port Arthur, TX. The batteries are all similar. Each unit has a small white shack and one smokestack. There is also a circular device with each battery unit.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett Photographic Service
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial of Downtown Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX. At the bottom of the photograph is the Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse in the middle of a large courthouse square. It is surrounded by tall downtown buildings. In the distance, the petroleum storage tanks can be seen near the chemical plants.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial of Port Acres Community]

Description: Photograph of the Port Acres community on the outskirts of Port Arthur, TX. The area appears to be a rural, residential area. Many of the houses have large pastures and lots between them. The West Port Arthur Road is at the bottom of the picture.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial of Sabine-Neches Shoreline]

Description: Photograph of the shore of the Sabine-Neches Canal in Port Arthur, TX. In the center of the photograph is Woodrow Wilson Junior High School on the shore. Pleasure Island is behind the school, across the canal. Much of downtown and residential Port Arthur is below the school. Also visible in the picture are Gates Library and Port Arthur College.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial of West Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of the sparsely populated western portion of Port Arthur, TX. A water tower is in the center bottom. At the top is the main "B" drainage canal for the Texaco Company.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial of Woodrow Wilson Junior High School]

Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX and Woodrow Wilson Junior High School. Behind the town and school are the Sabine-Neches Canal and Sabine Lake. A ship is sailing by the junior high on the canal.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of buildings and streets in Port Arthur. In the foreground, there is a view of Kansas City Southern Railway. On the right side of the photograph, there is a body of water.
Date: 1952~
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Saint Mary Hospital]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Saint Mary Hospital on 3600 Gates Boulevard. There are several buildings connected by smaller covered walkways. Fields surround the hospital, and there is a football field behind it.
Date: January 20, 1949
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph