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[Gates Memorial Library]

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

[Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Gates Memorial Library. Panes of glass separating parts of the library are decorated with World War I propaganda. In the foreground, there are study tables. In the background, there are bookshelves. Text on the bottom-right of the photograph says "Memorial Library Port Arthur Texas Interior View Gates Day May 18, 1918 Patriotic Bulletin Board."
Date: May 18, 1918

[Women at Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of two women sitting at a table working at Gates Memorial Library; they are identified as students in a college library science class. There are various labeling tools and books on the table. In the background, there is a bookshelf. Text below the photograph says, "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Department of Book Preparation, Accession work and Labelling Assisted by the Library Science Class. 1918."
Date: 1918

[World War I Rally]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people at a World War I rally in front of a federal building on the corner of Austin Avenue and Fifth Street. One group is standing on the steps and in the doorway. Some people are leaning on the side of the building. In the foreground, a crowd is facing the building.
Date: 1918~