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[Photograph of Elderly Men at a High School Reunion]

Description: Photograph of group of men at their sixtieth high school reunion at a Wyatt's Cafeteria in Port Arthur, Texas. They are, from left to right, Harry Gorbens, Steve Vaught, Mason Barron, and Bennie Jarratt.
Date: April 24, 1982
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

April 1959, YMCA Burns to the Ground - Nothing Saved

Description: Photograph of the remains of the YMCA on the Southeast corner of Austin Avenue in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. Fire crews are spraying the wreckage with water. All that remains is a pile of twisted steel I-beams and stone.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

April 1959, Fire Destroyed the Port Arthur YMCA Building

Description: Photograph of the remains of the burned YMCA building in Port Arthur, Texas, 1959. All that's left are twisted steel I-beams, charred wood, and stone. Firemen can be seen working in the wreckage.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Women's Committee Plan YMCA Fund Campaign

Description: Photograph of nine women and men gathered at the end of a covered table. Seated left to right: Mrs. G. S. Donegan; Mrs. W. F. Fredeman; Mrs. Baron; and Mrs. Mike Murphy. Standing: Mrs. H. P. Weber; Mrs. Maxwell Cook; Mrs. Wes Spiegel, Jr.; Euclid Hudson; and A. F. Myers. Typewritten under the photo is a description, noting the people, positions, and dates.
Date: April 1963
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Company of Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a company of soldiers standing at attention in a lawn in Port Arthur, Texas. Railroad tracks are visible in the background.
Date: April 7, 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Exterior of Sabine Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Old Sabine Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas. Several horse-drawn carriages are stopped in front of the building, and people stand on the porch.
Date: April 27, 1897
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of stores, including restaurants and a real estate agency, on either side of a dirt road in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1897
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Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Port Arthur Skyline]

Description: Photograph of the skyline of Port Arthur, Texas, viewed from the old Pleasure Pier. The ocean is visible in the foreground.
Date: April 24, 1897
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Elderly Women at a High School Reunion]

Description: Photograph of a group of women at their sixtieth high school reunion. They pose underneath a chandelier inside of a Wyatt's Cafeteria. The other side of the photo notes that the women in the front row are Lois Dunaway Holcomb, Aileen Keeney Levingston, Florise Cash, and Ida Hebert Moran. In the back row are Wilma Knot, Meva Walker, Faye F. Franklin, Flora McDonald Tout, and Frances Turner.
Date: April 24, 1982
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Elderly People at Their Sixtieth High School Reunion]

Description: Photograph of Myrtle Bowen Bender, Mandie Walker, and Flora Tout at their sixtieth high school reunion on April 24th, 1982. One woman wearing a pale blue jacket and shirt looks behind the camera, while a woman in red and a woman in a plaid jacket converse. Unidentified elderly men in suits can be seen in the background. The photo was taken inside of a Wyatt's Cafeteria.
Date: April 24, 1982
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Elderly People at a High School Reunion]

Description: Photograph of a group of elderly people at their sixtieth high school reunion. Taken inside of Wyatt's Cafeteria, the photo shows two women talking to each other. Behind them, Lois and Leroy Halcomb can be seen together. Ida Moran is partially within the picture to the right. The other side of the photo indicates that one of the women shown is Naomi O'Nial Switzger, but doesn't indicate which person is her.
Date: April 24, 1982
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Elderly Men at Their Sixtieth High School Reunion]

Description: Photograph of Leroy Holcomb, S. W. Levingston, and James Bender at their sixtieth high school reunion in a Wyatt's Cafeteria. The reverse side of the photo notes that the men are married to Lois Holcomb, Aileen Levingston, and Myrtle Bender, respectively.
Date: April 24, 1982
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Group of Men]

Description: Photograph of a group of men posing in front of a brick structure in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: April 1, 1955
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Cracking Plant for West Texas Crude

Description: Photograph of equipment driving pilings for a structural foundation. The two pile drivers can be seen midfield to the left of a pile of wood. Small houses and a refinery are visible in the background, while the foreground is dominated by a canal and pipework. The reverse side of the photo has a typed description stating the foundation is for "four 78' x 40' x 10" tanks that to be built in reservoir tract by Riter-Conley."
Date: April 16, 1929
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Port Arthur Fire Station No. One]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur Fire Station No. One exterior street view.
Date: April 20, 1997
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Fleet of Shrimp Boats]

Description: Photograph of a fleet of shrimping boats at a dock. The names of the boats in the front row, from left to right, read, "Miss Patterson," "Frances," and "Dutch Harbor." A stamp on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: April 7, 1947
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Bridge Damaged by Being Struck by Ship]

Description: Photograph of a bridge damaged by being struck by the S.S. Splendor. The bridge is upright in the air, and four men are on the dock in front of it. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that describes the scene and dates it April 26, 1916.
Date: April 16, 1916
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Mail Boy at Texas Company Terminal]

Description: Photograph of a young mail boy identified as Percy Underhill. He is wearing a hat, button up shirt, and tie, and holding a large mail bag. The back of the photograph is a postcard, and has writing that says the photograph was taken at the Texas Co. Terminal on April 30, 1912.
Date: April 30, 1912
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Obituary of the 905]

Description: Clipping of an obituary for a train, with a photo of the train beneath the text.
Date: April 1, 1954
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Debris After Gulf Tanker Explosion]

Description: Photograph of the aftermath of an explosion of the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" while loading high-test gasoline, on April 12, 1926. The damage to the tanker is visible, and there is debris on board. There is a stamp from Trost Studio on the bottom right corner.
Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Debris After Explosion]

Description: Photograph of a distant view of the aftermath of an explosion of the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" while loading high-test gasoline, on April 12, 1926. The damage to the tanker is visible, and there is debris on board. There is a stamp from Trost Studio on the bottom right corner.
Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast