[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, debris surrounding a storm victim's body]

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Photo on cardboard mat. Planks of wood are scattered. A covered body is lying on top of a large wooden surface. An open box is at bottom, right corner of photo. Some building appear to be left standing in the background. Back of photo reads: NO-44. 20th & M1/2 St- At dawn Sept. - 9 1900, dead could be seen at every Turn.

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Height:12.5 cm, Length/Circumference:12.5 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Creator: Unknown. 1900.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 568 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

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Photo on cardboard mat. Planks of wood are scattered. A covered body is lying on top of a large wooden surface. An open box is at bottom, right corner of photo. Some building appear to be left standing in the background. Back of photo reads: NO-44. 20th & M1/2 St- At dawn Sept. - 9 1900, dead could be seen at every Turn.

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Height:12.5 cm, Length/Circumference:12.5 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

The Fort Bend Museum Collection presents a rich variety of historical materials, including photographs of artifacts from the museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1900

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  • April 15, 2005, 11:39 a.m.

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  • April 29, 2011, 7:24 p.m.

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[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, debris surrounding a storm victim's body], photograph, 1900; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123/: accessed August 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.