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Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Description:

Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
Creation Date: 1915
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,344
Past 30 days: 48
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1915
  • Digitized: May 9, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.

Note:

Written on the back of the photograph is, "Gulf Storm, Waterfront at Galveston".

Physical Description:

One photographic image, b&w: 9.5 in. X 5.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Cars | Old Cars | Sidewalks | Debris | Damages | Wooden Planks | Wooden Beams | Commercial Buildings | Cafes | Balconies | Men | Communities | Neighborhoods | Storm Damages | Storm Debris
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-7-26C
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38530
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
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