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[Train on Tracks]

Description: Photograph of the Kansas City Southern Train at a station in Port Arthur. There are two men walking towards the camera, and a large group of people on the platform behind them. There is a small white building at the station. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett, from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Staff Posing in Front of Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the staff of the Longhorn Cafe posing outside the restaurant. There are four women in white dresses in the front row, one in a light-colored dress, and four in shirts and jeans. Two men wearing suits stand on either side of the front row. The second row is a combination of men and women, with some looking away from the camera. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Grave of Arthur Stilwell Smith]

Description: Photograph of a grave surrounded by a small picket fence. The tombstone identifies the grave as Arthur Stilwell Smith's and reads, "Born May 1896; Died May 1896; First Birth, First Death in Port Arthur." A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Aerial View of Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of an aerial of view of Procter Street from the Kansas City Southern Train Station, in Port Arthur, Tx. A handful of cars can be seen on the street, which is in the center of the photograph and extends into the distance. There are other intersecting streets with buildings lining them that create a grid layout. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Staff Posing in Front of Restaurant]

Description: Photograph of a group of people identified as staff of The Schooner Restaurant standing outside. There are two women in white dresses and two men, and they are standing by the corner of the building. There are four visible cars parked in front of the restaurant. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas., and dates the image 1955.
Date: 1955
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Shrimping Boats at Docks]

Description: Photograph of a fleet of shrimping boats at the docks. There are clusters of boats on the left and right side of the photograph. A lighthouse is visible in the distant background. There is a sticker on the back of the photograph that identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Ship Passing Through Drawbridge]

Description: Aerial photograph of a ship passing through the drawbridge of a canal in Port Arthur. The town can be seen on the opposite side of the canal, and there are many buildings and houses along the streets. Two billowing clouds of dark smoke are visible in the distant background. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Date: 1947
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Franklin Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of Franklin Elementary School in Port Arthur, Texas. Standing by a street and sidewalk and surrounded by a chain link and barbed wire fence, the school is two stories tall. A sign bearing the school's name and information can be seen near the main entrance.
Date: December 1996
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Sabine Seafood Fishing Docks]

Description: Photograph of the Sabine Seafood Company in Sabine, TX. The building is attached to a wooden pier on a body of water. Several rows of fishing boats are docked next to the pier. They are covered in nets.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Lyndon Johnson]

Description: Photograph of a man piloting a helicopter that says "Lyndon Johnson for U. S. Senator" on the side. The helicopter is hovering above a field of grass. In the background, there is a crowd of people standing in front of Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse.
Date: 1948
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[DeQueen Boulevard Residential Area]

Description: Photograph of a residential area in Port Arthur, TX. The main street running down the center is DeQueen Boulevard. Houses surround the boulevard for about four blocks in either direction.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Procter Street to KCS Depot]

Description: Photograph of east Port Arthur, TX. Downtown Port Arthur is in the lower left corner. Pleasure Island is on the far right. A ship is sailing west through the Sabine-Neches Canal. A multitude of cars are driving on the streets of downtown. The Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse is visible in the lower right corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial of West Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of the sparsely populated western portion of Port Arthur, TX. A water tower is in the center bottom. At the top is the main "B" drainage canal for the Texaco Company.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial of Woodrow Wilson Junior High School]

Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX and Woodrow Wilson Junior High School. Behind the town and school are the Sabine-Neches Canal and Sabine Lake. A ship is sailing by the junior high on the canal.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Mothers Going to Parent Teacher Association Conference]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight women, all members of the Parent Teacher Association, standing in front of an airplane. Five of the women are standing on stairs in front of the door. A seal on the side of the stairway says "The Great Silver Fleet Eastern Airlines," and has a symbol of a bird in the middle. The side of the plane says "Great Silver Fleet Eastern Airlines Silverline."
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial of Downtown Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of downtown Port Arthur, TX. At the bottom of the photograph is the Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse in the middle of a large courthouse square. It is surrounded by tall downtown buildings. In the distance, the petroleum storage tanks can be seen near the chemical plants.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial of Port Acres Community]

Description: Photograph of the Port Acres community on the outskirts of Port Arthur, TX. The area appears to be a rural, residential area. Many of the houses have large pastures and lots between them. The West Port Arthur Road is at the bottom of the picture.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Aerial of Sabine-Neches Shoreline]

Description: Photograph of the shore of the Sabine-Neches Canal in Port Arthur, TX. In the center of the photograph is Woodrow Wilson Junior High School on the shore. Pleasure Island is behind the school, across the canal. Much of downtown and residential Port Arthur is below the school. Also visible in the picture are Gates Library and Port Arthur College.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Tombstone of Child]

Description: Photograph of the headstone of the child with the first birth and first death in Port Arthur, TX. It is located on DeQueen Blvd. at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive. The grave site is surrounded by foliage. A cactus is growing on the grave. A small, wooden fence is around the stone and grave. The stone reads, "Arthur Stilwell/Smith/Born Mary 1896/Died May 1896/First Birth/First Death/in/Port Arthur."
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Kansas City Southern Passenger Train]

Description: Photograph of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Passenger Station in Port Arthur, TX. The depot is located to the left of the railroad tracks. On the tracks is a Kansas City Southern Lines train waiting for passengers. A large group of passengers is on the platform next to the train. Two people are walking towards the engine.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Wallings Dairy Farm]

Description: Photograph of wooden buildings identified as Wallings Dairy Farm, located on the north side of State Highway 365 in Nederland, Texas. There are two silos in front of a wooden building. To the right of the silos, there is a wooden house with a car parked in front of it. Several cows are spread out through the grounds. In the foreground, there is a wire fence.
Date: 1944
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Thomas Jefferson High School]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as Thomas Jefferson High School. Trees and bushes surround the building. Text below the photograph says "abt 1948 Thomas Jefferson High School."
Date: 1948
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Red Hussars]

Description: Photograph of the all-girl honor organization, known as the Red Hussars of Thomas Jefferson High School. They are marching down Procter Street in a parade. People are gathered on both sides of the street to watch. Businesses also line the street. In the top-left of the photograph, text says "Port Arthur Telephone Directory September, 1961." The corps was best known for its quick "double time" step of 360 steps per minute. Members were selected and invited into the corps after passing five tests. The corps dissolved in 1993. In 1995, the Red Hussar Alumni Association was formed to be involved in community affairs and lead the Mardi Gras parade every February.
Date: 1950
Creator: Everett, James
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library