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[Dick Dowling Monument]

Description: Photograph of a monument honoring Dick Dowling in Sabine Pass Battleground Park. A statue of a man is on top of a marble pedestal that has three segments containing text. The center portion of the monument, beneath the statue includes a symbol with a star and laurel leaves at the top and text that says: "In memory of Lt. Richard W. Dowling and his men. Texas remembers the faithfulness and valor of her sons and commends their heroic example to future generations. Erected by the state of Texas, 1936." Additional text is in the segment on the right and the left segment is labeled "With Dowling Were" and contains a list of names.
Date: August 6, 1963
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[USS Kula Gulf]

Description: Photograph of the aircraft carrier USS Kula Gulf, sailing on the Sabine-Neches Canal in Port Arthur, Texas. No aircraft are visible on the deck.
Date: 1969
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Kansas City Southern Train Schedule]

Description: Photograph of the Kansas City Southern train schedule for May 10, 1968 in Port Arthur, Texas. The schedule shows the arrival and departure times for a train called "The Flying Crow." The board is posted on a wall next to a large window.
Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Lewis Drive Construction]

Description: Photograph of construction on Lewis Drive. Four men holding shovels are standing on a section of road with no pavement. A truck and construction machinery are to the right side of the men on a paved section of the road. In the background, there are other workers and trucks.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph