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 Resource Type: Postcard
 Collection: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[View of Sabine After Flood]

[View of Sabine After Flood]

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
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.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

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

Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
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.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Church float in parade]

[Church float in parade]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a church float in a parade. There is a man driving and a boy sitting on the front of the car holding a sign that reads, "First Church Built in Port Arthur 1897 - Now has 33 Churches." There are spectators in the background watching from the side of the road and from a balcony on a house.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Horses and float in parade]

[Horses and float in parade]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a float in a parade from behind, with horses and multiple people walking alongside. There are women sitting in the float, which is drawn by horses and covered in decorations. There is a large mast or pole on the float that has a sail attached to it. Small children wearing hats are walking behind the float carrying flags, and people observe from porches on houses in the background.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Port Arthur parade float]

[Port Arthur parade float]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Miss Port Arthur parade float. The float is shaped like a boat, and there are people dressed in sailor suits aboard it. There are cars driving on the opposite side, and the parade appears to be going down a residential street. The back of the postcard is blank.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Princess of Nederland]

[Princess of Nederland]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a flower-covered automobile in a parade. A man wearing a suit and hat drives the car down a road with houses, other cars, and large plants in the background. There is a person sitting next to the driver, holding a sign that reads, "Princess of Nederland," and a woman sits in the back of the car beneath an umbrella that is also covered in flowers.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Princess of Port Neches]

[Princess of Port Neches]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a man driving a woman in a convertible in a parade. The woman is sitting underneath an umbrella, and a sign on the car reads, "Princess of Port Neches." The man driving is wearing a suit and a hat and the car is decorated with streamers. There is a large building or house in the background with spectators watching from the porch. There are two other visible cars behind the one in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Shipping float in parade]

[Shipping float in parade]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a float in a parade with one large ship and one small ship on it. It is being drawn by horses, and two men sit at the front. The banner on the float reads, "Shipping Growth," and states the growth in numbers of ships. There are houses in the background with people watching from the porches, and other cars driving along the other side of the float.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Texas Company parade float]

[Texas Company parade float]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Texas Company parade float going down a road, followed by two people carrying flags. Spectators holding umbrellas and wearing hats line the opposite side of the road, and two people watch from railroad tracks in the foreground. The float itself is shaped like the Texas Company factory, with buildings and smokestacks.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[View of parade crowd]

[View of parade crowd]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a parade crowd on Proctor St. in Port Arthur. There is a large group of people on both sides of the street, and spectators are looking on from above in building windows. American flags are hanging down across the street. There is a man on a horse in the bottom-left corner of the photograph. The men are dressed in suits and hats and the women are in dresses, and many people are carrying umbrellas.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
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