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[Auditorium Construction]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the construction of an auditorium for Stephen F. Austin High School. In the lower-left of the photograph, there is a metal frame for the building and other construction equipment.
Date: December 12, 1969
Creator: Watkins Studio

[Thomas Jefferson High School]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Thomas Jefferson High School on Jefferson Drive. In the foreground, there are tennis courts and a football field, with a parking lot separating the two. In the background, there are buildings. Thomas Jefferson High School was opened in 1959.
Date: September 10, 1969

[Municipal Building]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Municipal Building on 248 Lakeshore Drive. A staircase leads to the entrance, and text above the entrance says "Municipal Building." In front of the building, there are shrubs and trees and each side of a sidewalk. The building was formerly Mary Gates Hospital.
Date: 1969

[Texaco Laboratory Expansion]

Description: Photograph of a Texaco (Texas Company) plant in Port Arthur, Texas, consisting of several long buildings set around an inner square. The expansion area is to the left with large piles of dirt and noticeable rectangular sections where buildings are to be constructed. Tanks for storage of petroleum products are in the far right background.
Date: 1969
Creator: Watkins Studio

[KCS Administration at Train Depot]

Description: Photograph of the railway manager and two other people standing outside of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Depot in Port Arthur, Texas. Their names are (L to R): Dow Wynn, Mrs. W. F. Fredeman, and Bill White. A large sign on the front of the building reads, "K.C.S. Lines."
Date: September 18, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio

[Lakeshore Apartments]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as Lakeshore Apartments, on the corner of Dallas Avenue and Lakeshore Drive in Port Arthur, Texas. The building is two stories tall and is surrounded by trees and bushes. In the background, there is a parking lot.
Date: July 18, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio

[The Flying Crow]

Description: Photograph of a Kansas City Southern Lines train leaving the train depot in Port Arthur, Texas. A conductor is standing on the platform giving hand signals to the train as it pulls away. Several large trailers are in the background on the other side of the railroad tracks. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says: "Kansas City Southern Lines, 'The Flying Crow,' Port Arthur 5-10-68."
Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio

[City of Port Arthur Public Works Employees]

Description: Photograph of a group of City of Port Arthur Public Works employees posing in front of spools of electrical cable. The cable will be placed underwater to Pleasure Island. Five of the six men on the back row are identified as (left to right) Leo Langham, Doc Marsh, Roger Berthlot, P. R. Hollier, and Toby Duncan; the two men on the bottom row are identified as Pete Petite (of U. S. Corps of Engineers, diver) and David Petite (son of Pete Petite). In the background, there are two men standing beside a body of water.
Date: August 1967

[Texaco Laboratory Expansion]

Description: Photograph of Texaco Island on the Sabine-Neches Canal in Port Arthur, Texas. The island is covered in petroleum storage containers and several large tankers are in dock in the water behind the island. Tugboats are also pushing barges through the entrance into the canal.
Date: July 1967
Creator: Watkins Studio

[Municipal Building]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as the Municipal Building on Lakeshore Drive and Dallas Avenue. A staircase leads to the entrance, and text says "Municipal Building" above it. In the foreground, an unidentified man is standing in between two trees.
Date: February 1966