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[Postcard of Docks and Railroad at Port Arthur]

Description: Postcard of a train on the tracks on the docks. Three young men stand in front of the train engine. "The Docks and Railroad, Port Arthur, Texas," is written below the picture. On the back, "Hello - come down in Sig's Auto Marie B," is written. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington W. Va."
Date: July 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Plaza Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the Plaza Hotel, taken from the United States Army Corps of Engineers' field office on Pleasure Island. The building is three stories high and arches decorate the bottom floor. In the foreground, there are planks of wood, pipes, and a building. A man is standing on a pier behind the wood.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[View from Sabine Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a view the top of Sabine Hotel on Fifth Street. In the foreground, there are buildings and streets. In the background, Sabine Lake and Louisiana are visible.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Downtown Port Arthur Businesses]

Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, Texas businesses on 547 Procter Street and Waco Avenue. Signs on the buildings identify the businesses as Boston Shoe Store, The Gem Jewelry Company, and G. W. Imhoff and Company. In front of the businesses, People are walking along the sidewalk and street; cars are parked along the curb.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Port Arthur Residence]

Description: Negative of an exterior view of a home. The house is two stories high; a porch stretches around a corner of the house, as does a balcony above the porch. A tank beside the house catches rainwater water. In the background, there is another house. Text below the image says "Port Arthur Residence."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[First Christian Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a building identified as the First Christian Church on 700 Fifth Street. The sides and front of the church are decorated with stained glass windows. The main entrance of the church is decorated with columns extending to the top of the building. The church was built in 1915 and demolished in 1948.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[First Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of First Baptist Church on 749 Fifth Street and Shreveport Avenue. The front entrance is decorated with columns that extend to the top of the building. Text carved into the front of the church says "First Baptist Church." Several cars are parked outside of the church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Saint James Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Saint James Catholic Church on 3503 Gulfway Drive. Several stained glass windows decorate the front of the building, and a steeple extends from the back of the building. The church was built in 1939.
Date: unknown
Creator: Watkins Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[First Congregational Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of First Congregational Church on the corner of Sixth Street and Mobile Avenue. Stained glass windows decorate the sides of the church. A steeple extends from the front of the church. There are two doorways at the bottom of the steeple. In the background, there are other buildings. The church was established prior to 1913.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[First Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of First Methodist Church on Stilwell Boulevard and Lakeshore Drive. A staircase extends to arches decorating the entrance of the church. Several stained glass windows are on the front and sides of the church. In the background, there is a building. The church was constructed in 1915.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[The Methodist Temple]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Methodist Temple in Port Arthur. Ornate relief carvings and stained glass windows decorated the walls of the church. In the background, there are buildings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Trinity Luthern Church]

Description: Photograph of Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Arthur, TX. The church is a brick structure. The entrance is at the top of a small staircase. Directly above the entrance is a tall bell tower with a circular stained-glass window.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Methodist-Episcopal Church Construction

Description: Photograph of a church in Port Arthur, TX under construction. Parts of the church are already finished. Most is concrete framing for the rest of the building. Wooden sawhorses, frames, and scaffolding are scattered around the building site. A caption at the bottom reads, "M.E. Church South Under Construction."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Stilwell Boulevard]

Description: Photograph of a view of Stillwell Boulevard. In the foreground, two buildings are identified as Port Arthur College (left, built in 1909) and Gates Memorial Library (right, built in 1918). In the background, the two buildings are identified as First United Methodist Church (left, built in 1915) and Port Arthur Training High School (right, built in 1906). Text below the photograph says "Looking toward the high school (center). The library is on the right. The Port Arthur Business College is in the left foreground, and back of it is the Methodist Church."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[First Port Arthur Bank]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a building identified as The First Bank of Port Arthur. The door of the building says "Bank," and a sign hanging from the building says "The First Bank of Port Arthur." A group of men are standing outside the building. In the background, there are other buildings. The bank later became First National Bank.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[National Guard Armory]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as a National Guard Armory on Lakeshore Drive. The building is one story high, and has four entrance ways in the front. In the foreground, there is a yard with small trees. The armory was built in the 1920s and served as home of the original Texas National Guard units, the 111th Engineers, and the Thirty-Sixth Division. They were assigned to Port Arthur shortly after Pearl Harbor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Man in Front of Funeral Car]

Description: Photograph a man identified as J. E. Grammier standing in front of a funeral car. Text below the photograph says "Shown above is J. E. Grammier standing in front of one of the finest funeral cars available... in 1915. This funeral car represented the very newest and finest equipment at that time and Grammier's took great pride in it. Today, just as in 1915, Grammier's equipment is the finest obtainable.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[View of Sabine Lake]

Description: Photograph of two ships, one identified as U. S. S. Manhattan, in Sabine Lake beside Pleasure Pier Bridge. The U. S. S. Manhattan is the largest vessel of its time to enter the Sabine-Neches Canal. In the foreground, there is a view of Port Arthur. One building is identified as Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse on Lakeshore Drive.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Pure Ice Plant]

Description: Photograph of Pure Ice Plant on 1501 Sixteenth Street. The building on the left side of the photograph is identified as the ice vault. The building on the right side of the photograph is identified as a filling station. Signs on the station say, "Port Arthur Service Station," "Hood Tires," and "Tire - Tubes Accessories Gas and Oil." In the background, there is another building. Text in the border of the photograph says, "Pure Ice Planet" and "Ice Vault & Filling Station Completed 1928."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library