Description: Photograph of an interior view of Gates Memorial Library. In the foreground, there is a man and woman sitting at a table reading. To each side of them, there are empty tables. Behind them, there is a circulation desk facing the entrance, which is surrounded by two panes of glass. In the foreground, there are other people sitting at tables. Bookshelves line the walls. Text at the bottom-right of the photograph says "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas Interior View Gates Day, May 18, 1918." Mrs. John W. Gates donated $25,000 for the construction of the library in memory of her husband, John W. Gates, and their son, Charles W Gates.
Date: May 8, 1918
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