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[Port Arthur Trolley Tracks]

Description: Photograph of the trolley tracks leading from downtown Port Arthur, TX to Pleasure Island. Beside the tracks is the US Army Corps of Engineers weather station. The Pleasure Island roller coaster and dance hall are visible in the distance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Pleasure Pier]

Description: Photograph of the Pleasure Pier dance hall on in Port Arthur, TX. Several vehicles are parked near the pier and there are people standing under the awning of the hall. A large sign outside the dance hall reads, "Re-elect W.W. Bill Richardson, Sheriff."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Soldiers and Women Dancing]

Description: Photograph of uniformed American soldiers dancing with women on a dance floor. The photograph is taken from an angle above the group. Soldiers and women can be seen in the background sitting on a low stone wall or pieces of furniture.
Date: 1950
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Heritage, 2010, Volume 4

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: 2010
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Countin']

Description: Photograph of Junebug Clark and Mabel Henderson dancing. In the image, Clark and Henderson are dancing holding hands as they walk dance down the line. Behind them are people clapping and sitting in the back stands.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of Dance Hall, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a dance hall on the Boerne, Texas fairgrounds. The postcard features a photograph of a long, multi-colored stone building with small windows all along the side, and two doors - one on the left and one in the middle. There are trees in the background behind the building, and two smaller trees at the center-front and right of the building. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a note about the location.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Camp Alfazar Dance Pavilion and Club House]

Description: Postcard the Camp Alfazar dance hall and club house. The postcard features a photograph of the corner of a long stone building with short steps leading up to a porch with two screen doors. The porch has a short stone wall and an overhang. The rest of the building has a tin awning all along the left side. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Southern Post Card Co.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library