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People at Barbeque

Description: Copy negative of John Wayne at a barbeque to celebrate the premiere of the movie "The War Wagon" at Six Flags in Arlington. He is sitting at a picnic table with food, and there are people standing around his table and in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People at Barbeque

Description: Copy negative of John Wayne at a barbeque to celebrate the premiere of the movie "The War Wagon" at Six Flags in Arlington. He is sitting at a picnic table with food, and there are people standing around his table and in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Boy with Horse Flag Squad

Description: Copy negative of John Wayne with young Bill Beazley, son of Dr. William O. Beazley, at Six Flags in Arlington for the premiere of The War Wagon. The HSU Six White Horses and riders with flags are in the background, and a woman in western costume with flag is standing beside John Wayne and the boy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Boy with Horse Flag Squad

Description: Copy negative of John Wayne talking to young Bill Beazley, son of Dr. William O. Beazley, at Six Flags in Arlington for the premiere of The War Wagon. The HSU Six White Horses and riders with flags are in the background, and a woman in western costume with flag is standing beside the boy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Amusement Park Entrance

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of an amusement park in New York where the Aquacade was on. There are people walking around the park, rides, attractions, buildings, and decorations.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Amusement Park Entrance

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of the amusement park in New York where the Aquacade was on. The first is of the entrance with a large statue, a building, signs, and people walking in. The second picture is of people on a large walkway between buildings with decorative landscaping on each side. There are trees and flowers, and a water fountain at the far end.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Amusement Park Entrance

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of the amusement park in New York where the Aquacade was on. The top picture is of a large walkway with creative landscaping in the middle and two large structures near the end with a building. There are people on the path and trees on each side. The bottom picture is a view from an overlook at the park. On the right are other people at the overlook and part of the building. On the left is a view of many buildings and people on walkways with flags and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of City and Amusement Park

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of a city and amusement park. The roller coaster is on the beach along the shoreline. There are houses and trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of Pier and Amusement Park

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of a pier and amusement park. The ocean and tide is visible in the foreground and the city sprawl is in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Automobiles and Horse Drawn Wagon

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of a stage show at an amusement park featuring early means of transportation. There is a large audience facing the stage which has a band playing at the back left and a part made to look like a building in the middle. In the first picture, there is a wagon drawn by two horses going across the stage with actors by the building and in the wagon. The bottom picture has several old cars being driven around the stage with actors by the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Aerial View of Port Arthur, 1945]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur, Texas, with an aerial view of the courthouse, bridge, Pleasure Island, and YMCA. The courthouse stands in the stone building in the center of the photo, surrounded by streets that are lined with cars. The bridge is raised for a passing boat. Beyond the bridge, a roller coaster can be seen. The Watkins Studio mark is in the bottom right corner.
Date: August 1, 1945
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Standard [Well and Amusement Park]

Description: Formerly the Vichy Well, it was re-named the Standard Well and Amusement Park. Note the large mineral water bottle sign in the lower right hand corner of the picture. The building was torn down during World War II, and replaced by USO Club. The North Oak Community Center is at this location as of 2008. Information about it was taken from A.F. Weaver "Time Was" page 67.
Date: 1942?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

See Seven Seas

Description: Brochure for Seven Seas sea life park. The brochure describes the park's attractions and has art of whales, dolphins, a polar bear, a ship, an elephant seal, a penguin, fish, and people. The back side of the brochure is an artist's map of the park.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. They are on a stage decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Four men are dancing and three are playing music. They are on a stage decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three men are performing with wooden poles, two are dancing, and three are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. One of the women is on a dock platform on the left.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the sea lion show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. A sea lion is jumping out of the water, doing a flip in a pool with a bar and hoop. A park worker is walking on a platform in the middle of the pool directing the sea lion. A crowd watches from the stands.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the sea lion show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. A sea lion and park worker are performing on a platform in a pool with a hoop and bar. A crowd watches from the stands.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Man Performing at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of a man performing at Seven Seas ocean theme park. He is standing on a platform in front of a pool, waving to the crowd.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Whale at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of Newtka the killer whale performing at Seven Seas ocean theme park. She is jumping out of the water at the command of park workers on the stage behind her.
Date: 1974
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum