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[Women at Party]

Description: Photograph of a large group of women in fancy dresses posing around a table at an employee party and dance for the Pleasure Pier Company in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of Pleasure Pier]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur's Pleasure Pier, viewed from far away. A roller coaster, a Ferris wheel, and a crowd of people are visible on the grounds, and Lake Sabine is in the background.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Road to the Pleasure Pier]

Description: Photograph of a road leading to the Pleasure Pier in the Gulf of Mexico in Port Arthur, Texas, taken from the Sabine Hotel. Plants are visible on the lawn.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Parking Lot and Roller Coaster at Pier]

Description: Photograph of cars in a parking lot at the Pleasure Pier in Port Arthur, Texas. There is a roller coaster to the right, and Lake Sabine is visible in the background.
Date: 1951~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Storm Damage]

Description: Postcard of storm damage at the home of J. E. Loyd. The house is leaning, and debris is scattered about. Loyd built Loyd's Pavilion and Pleasure Pier at the end of Mann Street in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Plaza Hotel Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of a view of the Plaza Hotel under construction from the Pleasure Pier area. In the background, there are other buildings. In the foreground, there is a body of water and a pier.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Pleasure Island Midway and Ballroom Exterior]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Pleasure Island's Midway and Ballroom. A wide cement walkway is in between buildings. In the background, there is a building with a circular window.
Date: May 1, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Pistol Range for Port Arthur Police]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a new pistol range for the Port Arthur Police Department at Spoilbank on Pleasure Pier. A road leads to two buildings, and an uneven grid is marked in front of them. In the background, there is a view of Port Arthur. Text at the top of the photograph says "New Police Pistol Range 1951." The range was modeled after a Federal Bureau of Investigation (F. B. I.) Practical Pistol Course in Quantico, Virginia. There are four pistol lanes, three small-bore rifle lanes, and three machine gun lanes.
Date: September 1951
Creator: Gulf Coast Publishers
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Parking Lot at Pleasure Pier]

Description: Photograph of a parking lot for a ballgame on Pleasure Pier. The cars are parked in rows and along a dirt road in a grass field. In the foreground, there are people sitting near parked cars. In the background, there is a skyline view of buildings. Text below the photograph says "Trost Studio Port Arthur, Texas" and "Pleasure Pier Early 1930's."
Date: 193?
Creator: Trost Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library