[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Description:

Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.

Creator(s): D & H Photo
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Creation Date: August 17, 1915
Partner(s):
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Usage:
Total Uses: 169
Past 30 days: 8
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 17, 1915
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From August 16, 1915 to August 17, 1915
Description:

Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.

Physical Description:

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

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): postcards | men | post offices
Partner:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PAHSM_2003-8-4
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth221876
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image