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[Letter from H. D. Dodgen to Allen Wright, April 6, 1959]

Description: Letter from H. D. Dodgen of the Texas Game and Fish Commission to Allen Wright discussing controversy around the several Commission projects, including Rollover Fish Pass on Bolivar Peninsula, a quail hatchery in Smith County, and development of the Substrata Acoustic Probe. Dodgen explains the purpose and efficacy of these projects and refutes claims that the Commission has been spending irresponsibly.
Date: April 6, 1959
Creator: Dodgen, H. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[News Script: War]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: April 29, 1969, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Men Gathered on a Bank, 1899]

Description: Photograph of men standing on the bank of the Port Arthur Canal in celebration of its completion from Sabine Pass to Taylor Bayou. From left to right: A. N. Scott (holding the United States flag); Billy Farrell; E. A. Laughlin; D. S. Stump; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; Hans Falsenburg; L. Schuh; Peter Stock; J. W. Carr; N. N. Beels; Frank Cummins; M. R. Bos; Colonel Jim Furlong; Captain Evans; and Peter Lamp. A boat is seen on the canal, left.
Date: 1899
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Men Celebrating on a Small Island, 1899]

Description: Photograph of men gathered to celebrate the completion of the Port Arthur Canal from Sabine Pass to Taylor Bayou. From left to right: a fisherman called "Frenchy" sitting in a boat; Peter Lamp; Captain Evans; Colonel Jim Furlong; M. R. Bos; N. N. Beels (holding flag); A. N. Scott; J. W. Carr; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; Frank Cummins; Peter Stock; and L. Schuh. Sitting: Billy Farrell; A. Spence; D. L. Stump; Hans Falsenburg; and E. A. Laughlin. They are gathered on a small island, with a boat visible nearby to the right. The reverse side of the photo has the handwritten names of those involved.
Date: 1899
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Men Celebrating on a Small Island, 1899]

Description: Photograph of men gathered to celebrate the completion of the Port Arthur Canal from Sabine Pass to Taylor Bayou. From left to right: a fisherman called "Frenchy" sitting in a boat; Peter Lamp; Captain Evans; Colonel Jim Furlong; M. R. Bos; N. N. Beels (holding flag); A. N. Scott; J. W. Carr; A. J. M. Vuylsteke; Frank Cummins; Peter Stock; and L. Schuh. Sitting: Billy Farrell; A. Spence; D. L. Stump; Hans Falsenburg; and E. A. Laughlin. They are gathered on a small island, with a boat visible nearby to the right.
Date: 1899
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

[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
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat in the Canal]

Description: Photograph of a boat going through a canal. Two smaller boats can be seen in the background behind it. There are men on a dock observing on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Aerial View of Rainbow Bridge, 1957]

Description: Photograph with aerial view of the Rainbow Bridge spanning the Neches River near Port Arthur, Texas. Shadows of several clouds dot the landscape. A ship is passing underneath the bridge. Several canals branch off from the river on its way to Sabine Lake, which encompasses much of the background. The other side of the photo has a handwritten note saying that this was a gift of A. W. Catanach, 1992.
Date: August 2, 1957
Creator: Watkins Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin regarding investment in California]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, in which he forwards a letter he had previously written to colleagues in Missouri regarding investment opportunities in California. Austin further proposes that the Mexican government, as part of broader colonization efforts, complete construction of a canal or wagon road that connects the Colorado River in California to the Missouri River.
Date: 1828?
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Cargo Boat in Canal]

Description: Photograph of a large cargo boat in a canal with smaller boats at its side. There are different types of flags flying from its masts. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "One of the first cargo boats to go down canal."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Canal Dredge]

Description: Photograph of a dredge on the water. It has a small smokestack and two flags on tall poles. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph identifies it as the dredge used to dredge the first canal in Port Arthur, and there is also a Port Arthur News stamp.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
captions transcript

[News Clip: Brownwood water]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: July 6, 1978
Duration: 2 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Chris]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: September 13, 1982, 5:30 p.m.
Duration: 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Las Colinas]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: September 8, 1984
Duration: 55 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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