[View of Sabine After Flood]

Description:

Postcard of the town of Sabine after a flood. There is a man in the foreground leaning down to pick up a chair out of the water. The street is covered with large puddles, and buildings and stores in the background have been damaged. The writing on the front of the photograph dates it September 16-17, 1915. The back of the postcard has a handwritten note about the flood, addressed to Port Arthur, Texas.

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

Postcard of the town of Sabine after a flood. There is a man in the foreground leaning down to pick up a chair out of the water. The street is covered with large puddles, and buildings and stores in the background have been damaged. The writing on the front of the photograph dates it September 16-17, 1915. The back of the postcard has a handwritten note about the flood, addressed to Port Arthur, Texas.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): puddles
Partner:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MGC_1997-40-03
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth202130
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth202130
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image