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[Sabine Hotel]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Sabine Hotel on the 500 block of Lakeshore Drive. The building is several stories high, and has a mesh enclosure around the first floor. A circle driveway leads to the building. Text below the photograph says "Sabine Hotel - 1899[,] Located where Sub-Courthouse now stands (1968)[.] Annex was already built on left[;] Plans were ready for annex on right[,] Burned 1903."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Gates Memorial Library. Two glass walls surround a circulation desk with one woman sitting on one side, and another woman standing on the opposite side of it. In the foreground, there are tables and shelves with periodicals. In the background, there are people sitting at tables surrounded by bookshelves. Text below the photograph says "Gates Memorial Library 1925."
Date: 1925
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Gates Memorial Library Reading Room]

Description: Photograph of the Gates Memorial Library Reading Room. Two glass walls surround a circulation desk with a woman sitting on one side and other people standing on the opposite side of it. In the foreground, there are tables and shelves with periodicals; a girl is reading at a table. In the background, there are people sitting at tables surrounded by bookshelves.
Date: 1925
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Children Dressed as Book Characters]

Description: Photograph of a group of Franklin Elementary School students celebrating Children's Book Week outside of Gates Memorial Library. The children are dressed as, left to right, Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Jo March in "Little Women," Robinson Crusoe, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Doctor Dolittle, Marigold in "The Golden Touch," Robin Hood, Heidi, and a pirate in "Treasure Island."
Date: 1925
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[High School Students at Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of a group of high school students posing outside of Gates Memorial Library. One woman on the left front row is identified as Grace Wendling Foote, married to Henry Foote. Text below the photograph says, "front row- l. to r. Grace Wendling (Foote)," and "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. (Pupils receive full school credit for work done at library)."
Date: 1925~
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of the Picture Collection Department at Gates Memorial Library. A circulation desk is in the foreground. Behind it, there is a glass wall with photographs pasted on it. In the background, there are people sitting at tables surrounded by bookshelves. Text below the photograph says "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Picture Collection Department, The Makers of Books."
Date: 1925~
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Flooding on Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of flood waters outside of the Federal Building. Men and Women are standing in the water amongst debris. The water level reaches their knees, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, several people are standing on the steps of the Federal Building. Text on the bottom of the photograph says "Post Office a Refuge. Port Arthur Flood Aug 16-17-1915. D & H Photo ©."
Date: 1915
Creator: D & H Photography
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of a three unidentified women at Gates Memorial Library. Two women are sitting at a desk and one woman is standing beside them. The wall behind the desk is decorated with prints of paintings and photographs.
Date: 1921
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Loan Desk at Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of the loan desk at Gates Memorial Library. A group of five people are gathered around the desk, and two women are sitting behind it. The two women are identified as Mrs. Mary (Donaldson) Wade and Mrs. Floy Haley Ranquetta. In the background, there are filing cabinets against the walls. A door is open behind the desk, and a woman is sitting behind another desk in a different room. Text below the photograph says "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Loan Desk - 1925."
Date: 1925
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Women at Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of two women sitting at a table working at Gates Memorial Library; they are identified as students in a college library science class. There are various labeling tools and books on the table. In the background, there is a bookshelf. Text below the photograph says, "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Department of Book Preparation, Accession work and Labelling Assisted by the Library Science Class. 1918."
Date: 1918
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Sabine Hotel]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Sabine Hotel. The building is several stories high, and has a porch that stretches the entire length. A group of people are standing on the porch, and a group of horse-drawn carriages are parked along a circle driveway in front of the hotel. Text below the photograph says "Sabine Hotel 1897-1903." Sabine Hotel was owned by Stilwell.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of the Gates Memorial Library Children's Reading Room. There are groups of children sitting at three tables in the room. Each table has a lamp on it. In the background, five children are facing bookshelves. Text below the photograph says "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Children's Reading Room [-] Shelf Reading and Arrangement Cared for by the Library Science Class."
Date: 1921
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of the Gates Memorial Library loan desk. Three women are sitting behind the desk, and bouquets of flowers are sitting on top of it. To the right of the desk, there is a set of glass panels with images attached to the glass. In the background, there are windows, a door, and bookshelves.
Date: 1925~
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Red and White Store]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man standing in front of The Red and White Store on 647 Sixth Street. The man is standing beside a wooden structure. The building has display windows in the front with products in them. A sign attached to an awning says "-The- Red & White Stores." The store was owned by Peter Cammareri.
Date: 193X
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Young Men's Christian Association Building]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building on Lakeshore Drive at Pleasure Island Bridge. Several bicycles are parked in a front yard. Two cars are parked at the curb. In the foreground, there are other cars parked beside a curb. In the background, there is a building identified as Mary Gates Memorial Hospital.
Date: 1940
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Port Arthur Residence]

Description: Negative of an exterior view of a home. The house is two stories high; a porch stretches around a corner of the house, as does a balcony above the porch. A tank beside the house catches rainwater water. In the background, there is another house. Text below the image says "Port Arthur Residence."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Port Arthur Gas Company]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Port Arthur Gas Company on west Nineteenth Street and Terminal Road, adjacent to Texas Company Refinery. There is a tank beside a building with smoke stacks rising from it. Text below the photograph says "Port Arthur Gas Co." and "Located - West Port Arthur ... or 19th St." Accompanying material gives additional information about the company.
Date: 1921
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Blanton's Laundry]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Blanton's Laundry on 1313 Procter Street. The building is two stories high, and signs on it say "Blanton's Laundry 20% Cash & Carry," "Fur Storage Dry Cleaning," and 19 Blanton's 39." A sign on a building to the left says "Pacific Finance Loans." Cars are parked outside of Blanton's Laundry.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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