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[Contestants in Queen Contest]

Description: Photograph of fourteen young women competing for the queen title during Port Arthur's anniversary celebration. Most of the women are standing in a line, wearing white dresses. In the middle is a large throne where of the women is seated with a tall, ornate crown on her head. She is named at Miss Gloria Antone. To her left is one woman in a dark dress. She wears a smaller crown and a very long, dark cape with white, furred edges. She is named as runner-up, Thelma Tadlock.
Date: unknown
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography

[Photograph of Young College Girls]

Description: Photograph of six college girls in Port Arthur, TX. They are lined up all holding each other from the back. They are wearing the same clothing of a dark skirt, white blouse and dark neckerchief. One of the girls has a large bow holding up her hair. Several appear to be laughing about something. A single person wearing a dark suit and hat is standing in the background.
Date: unknown

[Boy Scouts on Church Steps]

Description: Photograph of a troop of boy scouts standing on the steps of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Port Arthur, TX. Most of the boys are wearing boy scout uniforms. Most are also wearing campaign hats. The boys appear to be of a variety of ages. No adults are present in the picture.
Date: unknown

[Rose Hill Manor]

Description: Photograph of Rose Hill Manor in Port Arthur, TX. The manor is a large, two story white house. Large covers and porches extend in all directions. Large white columns support the front porch and balcony. The manor is surrounded by foliage and trees and an expansive lawn extends from the front porch.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Fox Company

[Front of Rose Hill Manor]

Description: Photograph of Rose Hill Manor in Port Arthur, TX. The manor is a large, two story white house. Large covers and porches extend in all directions. Large white columns support the front porch and balcony. The manor is surrounded by foliage and trees and an expansive lawn extends from the front porch. A single lamp post is by the walk leading to the front door.
Date: unknown
Creator: Vernon Davis Photo

[Front View of Rose Hill Manor]

Description: Photograph of Rose Hill Manor in Port Arthur, TX. The manor is a large, two story white house. Large covers and porches extend in all directions. Large white columns support the front porch and balcony. A wide sidewalk leads up to the front door. The walk is bordered by rows of bushes. Two white lamps are on either side of the walk.
Date: unknown

[Port Arthur YMCA]

Description: Photograph of the YMCA in Port Arthur, TX. The building is large and white. It is surrounded by a large lawn with several short palm trees. Several cars are parked around the YMCA. The Sabine-Neches Canal is in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James

[Golden Jubilee Speedboat Race]

Description: Two photographs of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of 1948 in Port Arthur, TX, pasted back-to-back. The front photograph depicts a large group of people seated on a wooden pier on the left side of the photo. This pier is on Rue de Soldats Drive parallel to the waterway. Several boats are in the water, racing past the group of spectators. The photograph on the back is photographed from a high vantage overlooking the Rue de Soldats Drive with a number of automobiles and people in the foreground. A line of spectators runs diagonally into the background from the right foreground and disappears in the distance. The storm levee and Pleasure Island are visible across the waterway.
Date: unknown

[Contestants in Beard Judging Contest]

Description: Photograph of a group of men who have entered a beard competition for a celebration of the founding of Port Arthur, TX. All the men are gathered in a room surrounded by a group of spectators. The men are looking up at the photographer in front of them.
Date: unknown
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography

[Pleasure Pier Boardwalk]

Description: Photograph of the boardwalk leading to Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, Texas. At the end of the boardwalk is the Plaza Hotel. Other buildings of Port Arthur are around the hotel. A breakwater is on the left of the boardwalk. The boards seem to be in bad disrepair.
Date: unknown