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[Boat Launching]

Description: Photograph of several men and women standing on the boat, Juliette, at its launching. Each person is holding a group of mackerels, and mackerels are hanging from the sides of the boat. The fish came from a record catch at Sabine Jetties.
Date: August 15, 1910

[City Drainage System Projects]

Description: Photograph of men working on a drainage improvement project for Port Arthur, Texas. Men are sitting on top of a stack of sandbags on a stack of wood. In the foreground, four men are standing on the ground. In the background, there is a train car and rows of pipe. Text below the photograph says "Load 58230 No Failure. 8-23-30."
Date: August 23, 1930

[City Drainage System Projects]

Description: Photograph of men working on a drainage improvement project for Port Arthur, Texas. A stack of sandbags are sitting on a stack of wood. Men are sitting on top of the sandbags. In the background, there is a train car. Text below the photograph says "72" Pipe Test - Thomas Blvd."
Date: August 23, 1930

[City Drainage System Projects]

Description: Photograph of a drainage system project for Port Arthur, Texas. A horse-drawn vehicle is pulling a large pipe segment down a road. A man is walking beside the vehicle. In the background, there is a wooden building and a car. Text below the photograph says "1930."
Date: August 1930

[City Drainage System Projects]

Description: Photograph of a drainage system project for Port Arthur, Texas. A horse-drawn vehicle is pulling a large pipe segment down a road. A man is walking beside the vehicle. In the background, there is a wooden building. Text below the photograph says "1930."
Date: August 1930

[City Drainage System Projects]

Description: Photograph of a drainage system project in Port Arthur, Texas. Pipe segments are laying in a ditch in the ground. In the background, there are men working and a construction vehicle; one man is standing on a pipe suspended by the vehicle. Text below the photograph says "August 1930."
Date: August 1930

[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

[Demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building]

Description: Photograph of the demolition of Mary Gates Hospital and Municipal Building. The building is partially intact with debris surrounding it. In the background, there is a crane. The building was constructed in 1909 by John W. Gates as a memorial for his mother, Mary Gates. It was used as a Municipal Building after 1930, when a new hospital was built on Ninth Avenue by the Sisters of the Incarnate Word.
Date: August 1, 1970

[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

[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

[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

[Hurricane Flooding]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing on top of a horse-drawn wagon in flood waters on Procter Street. The water reaches to the horses' torsos. In the background, there are people wading in the water and houses. Text at the bottom-left of the photograph says "Pt. Arthur, Tex. Aug. 18th, 1915. Procter St."
Date: August 15, 1915