Crushed Garage After Galveston, Texas Storm, 1915

Description:

Photograph of two men and a crushed car amongst piles of debris after a storm in Galveston, Texas. The car is underneath piles of brick and a man in a newsboy cap is leaning on it. On the car are the numbers, "1507". In the background is a large pile of bricks and a man in suspenders, all within tin walls.

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: 227
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
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
Date
1915  
Description:

Photograph of two men and a crushed car amongst piles of debris after a storm in Galveston, Texas. The car is underneath piles of brick and a man in a newsboy cap is leaning on it. On the car are the numbers, "1507". In the background is a large pile of bricks and a man in suspenders, all within tin walls.

Note:

Written on the back of the photograph is, "1915 Storm at Gal. garage crushed."

Physical Description:

One photographic image, b&w: 8.5 in. X 6.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Cars | Old Cars | Caps | Newsboy Caps | Debris | Storm Damages | Damages | Bricks | Suspenders | Men | Crushed Cars | Damaged Cars | Destroyed Cars | Tin Sidings
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-7-26B
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38531
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image