[Photograph of Flooded Houses and a Church]

Description:

Photograph of flooded houses and the Congressional Church in Port Arthur, Texas, 1915. The waters have risen almost to the windows in the visible buildings. There are people standing in the water up to their chests. The other side of the photo identifies the date as 1915, the church as the Congressional Church, and the intersection as Mobile and Sixth.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Creation Date: 1915
Partner(s):
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection(s):
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Texas Cultures Online
Usage:
Total Uses: 9
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1915
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1915  
Description:

Photograph of flooded houses and the Congressional Church in Port Arthur, Texas, 1915. The waters have risen almost to the windows in the visible buildings. There are people standing in the water up to their chests. The other side of the photo identifies the date as 1915, the church as the Congressional Church, and the intersection as Mobile and Sixth.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 10 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Congressional Church
Partner:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MGC_1991-09-012
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth201960
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth201960
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image