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[Brown Derby Sports Bar]

Description: Photograph of a sports bar in downtown Port Arthur, TX. The bar's name is "Brown Derby." An awning above the sidewalk outside bears the bar's name. On both sides of the name are Coca-Cola signs. A woman is standing on the corner near the bar. A street sign on the corner identifies the street as "Procter Street."
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Businesses at Four Corners]

Description: Photograph of businesses at Four Corners in Sabine Pass, Texas. Signs on the front of a building facing to the front say "Grand Prize," "The Jetties Sea Food Inn," "Sea Food Dinners 50 [cents] 75 [cents] $1.00," and "Entrance." Signs on a building facing to the right side say "The Jetties Seafood Inn" and "Coca-Cola." A row of cars are parked outside the buildings.
Date: 1940
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Chamber of Commerce Cruise]

Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur, TX Chamber of Commerce preparing for a cruise on a yacht identified as, "Ilderim Baltimore." A line of men, all in shirt and tie, are leaning against the side rail of the boat. Several life boats are tied to metallic arms above the boat's awning. A life-preserver on the side of the yacht bears the boat's name.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Fishing]

Description: Photograph of many children standing by the lake side of Sabine Lake in Port Arthur, TX. They are all fishing in the lake. In the background is a line of parked cars. Further behind is the amusement park of Pleasure Island.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Crittenden Service Station]

Description: Photograph of a filling station in the Port Acres area of Port Arthur, TX. A sign by the station identifies it as a Gulf Oil station. The sides of the station are covered with various advertisements. One car is being filled at the pumps. A Gulf Oil tanker truck is also parked near the station.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Dale Motor Company]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Dale Motor Company in Port Neches, Texas. Signs on the front of the building say "Dale Motor Co." and "Complete Auto Repair and Paint Shop." Text painted on a display window in the front of the building says "Have Your Car Repaired 6 Months to Pay." Signs hanging from the building say "Ford." In front of the building, a man is standing in front of a display window and a boy is walking on the street. In the background, a car is parked to the side of the building.
Date: 193?
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[DeQueen Boulevard Residential Area]

Description: Photograph of a residential area in Port Arthur, TX. The main street running down the center is DeQueen Boulevard. Houses surround the boulevard for about four blocks in either direction.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Business District]

Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX. The left side of the street is lined with stores, including several clothing stores. A stop light is at the intersection shown. A single man is crossing the street onto the sidewalk. Behind him are two more people. Cars line the street in front of the stores. A sign on the stop light points the way to the Western Union. There is snow on the ground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Decorated for Christmas]

Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX decorated for the Christmas holiday. Long strands of pine garland stretch across the intersections and along the fronts of the downtown buildings. Large wreaths are dispersed along the garland. In the wreaths are stars and bells. Several downtown customers are walking up and down the car-lined street.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of downtown Procter Street in Port Arthur, Texas. Several cars are on both sides of the road, and there are cars parked on the sides. In the center of the road, there are rail tracks. Businesses line the street.
Date: 1938~
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of a view of downtown Port Arthur, on the corner of Procter Street and Austin Avenue. Several cars are parked along a street, and a man is walking across it. Businesses line each side of the street. In the background, there are groups of people walking along the sidewalks.
Date: 1939
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Port Arthur in Snow]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur, TX in January 1948. A ship is passing through the raised canal bridge. On land, the ground is covered in a layer of snow.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Downtown Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of a view of Procter Street in Port Arthur, Texas in the evening. Parked cars and businesses line the road. Garland is strung above the street, reaching both sides. In the background, there is a building several stories high with a sign that says "Hotel Sabine."
Date: 194?
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Early Harbor City Dray Line]

Description: Photograph of an early Port Arthur business. The sign identifies it as, "Harbor City Dray Line, Hauling and Moving." A group of people is outside. Two men and a young boy are atop an empty cart hitched to two mules. To the left, man dressed in dark clothes is holding two more mules. Three young children are standing to the left of the mules.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Farm Royale]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as Farm Royale on 2701 Memorial Boulevard. The front of the building features cut-outs of a cartoon cow, chicken, and pig. Signs along the width of the restaurant say "Coca-Cola," "Fried Chicken," "Farm Royale," and "Barbecue Chicken." A sign running vertical on the roof of the building says "Farm Royale." In the background, there are houses.
Date: 1987
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[First Methodist Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women posing outside of First Methodist Church. The people are identified as (first row, left to right) Mrs. O. B. Morris, Mrs. Bushong, Beth Palmer, Mrs. A. A. Miles, Mrs. Chester McDonald, (second row, left to right) The Reverend O. B. Morris, Mrs. W. H. Achey, Mrs. Francis Bushong Hoffpauir, Mrs. C. V. Palmer, Helen Gunn, Mrs. Cora Cann, (third row, left to right) J. H. Stevens, C. P. Gunn, C.V. Palmer, George Carter, Merle David, and N. J. Ader.
Date: May 6, 1917
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Fournet's Men's Apparel Store]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Fournet's, a men's apparel store. Two signs on the building, one facing the sideways and one above the entrance, say "Fournet's." Text at the top of the building says "Zenos Bldg." There are other businesses on each side of the building.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Golden Arrow Drive - In]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as Golden Arrow Drive-In on Seventh Street. Signs on the side of the building say "Townsend's Ice Cream" and "Hot Fudge Sunday 30 [cents]." One man and one woman are standing in a doorway. The top of the front of the building says "Golden Arrow." A man is in a phone booth and two cars are parked outside the building.
Date: 1960
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Golden Arrow Drive - In Staff]

Description: Photograph of nine women standing in a row, identified as the Golden Arrow Drive-In service staff on 248 Seventh Street. They are all wearing uniform skirts, bolero jackets, blouses, and change purses. They are standing in front of a window of the restaurant.
Date: 1946
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Goodrich Silvertown Tire Company]

Description: Photograph of Goodrich Silvertown Tire Company on 801 Procter Street. Text above the entrance and display windows says "B. F. Goodrich." Text at the top of the building says "19 Drunagel Building." A sign hanging from the corner of the building says "B. F. Goodrich Silvertown Tires." In the background, there are buildings and cars.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Group at Longhorn Cafe]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women standing in two rows outside of The Longhorn Cafe on 3825 Sixteenth Street. The two men on the ends of the first row are identified as Leo and Willie Herbert, owners of the restaurant. In the background, there are neon signs on the front of the building that says "[St]eaks Lunches Chicken" and "Leo The Longhorn Cafe Willie."
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Oil Refinery Office Building]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as an old Gulf Oil Refinery office building, on west Seventh Street at Gulf Docks. The building is several stories high, and a sign near the building says "Chevron Port Arthur Refinery." In front of the building, there is a truck and a fence.
Date: December 8, 1993
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Hampton's Furniture Store]

Description: Photograph of a furniture company in Port Arthur, TX. The store front is all windows. An awning extends out over the sidewalk. A man in a suit and hat is standing, looking at the displays in the window. A small sign above the front door reads, "Hampton's."
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph