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[Photograph of the First Boat Through a New Canal, January 24,1908]

Description: Photograph of the first boat to move through the new canal in Port Arthur, Texas. The center of the photo shows the lengthy vessel "Sabine" carrying lumber and several men and women in dark formal clothing, a United States flag raised fore and aft. There is a boat behind the "Sabine" and another boat with its nameplate partially hidden is over to the right. To the left is a smaller vessel covered with lumber and tools and a single man in the rear. Land runs across the left side and in the right background. On the reverse side of the photograph is a description of the photo, the date, and an incomplete list of visible people.
Date: July 24, 1908
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Queen of Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of Mary Donaldson sitting on the edge of chair with a painting of a flower on the back. She holds a scepter in her arms and wears a long trailing cloak and a crown. She was crowned the Queen of Port Arthur's Silver Celebration in 1927.
Date: July 4, 1927
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Inaugural Banquet]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing behind a table at the inaugural banquet of the Port Arthur Junior Chamber of Commerce, held in the Pleasure Pier ballroom in Port Arthur, Texas. The men are identified as Joe Bogel, Wes Brannon, Clint Dunnigan, Lyle Vickers, Forest Collins, Herbert Halliday, Fred Wilson, Tom Faver, and Ross Harris.
Date: July 1944
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Port Commission]

Description: Photograph of five men of the Port Commission sitting around a wooden table in Port Arthur, Texas. A small carving of a ship's wheel hangs on the wall behind the man at the head of the table, and there is a banner on the wall to the left. The men are identified as E. W. McCarthy, Charles Freeman, Capt. W. F. Freeman, Charles Glenwright, and Euclid Hudson.
Date: July 22, 1969
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast