[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, a horse surrounded by debris]

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Photo on cardboard mat.1900 Galveston flood damage. A horse is standing in the center of a pile of wooden rubble. A two-story, white house is in the background. Back of photo reads: NO, 29 19th & Ave N. A lone survivor. A horse Who seemed desirous of telling his sad experience.

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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 1079 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

For nearly 40 years, the Fort Bend Museum has preserved and interpreted Fort Bend County and Texas history. It provides a glimpse into the history of life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the materials included in the museum's collections are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, "Mother of Texas" Janne Long, and U.S. Congressman John Moore.

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Photo on cardboard mat.1900 Galveston flood damage. A horse is standing in the center of a pile of wooden rubble. A two-story, white house is in the background. Back of photo reads: NO, 29 19th & Ave N. A lone survivor. A horse Who seemed desirous of telling his sad experience.

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

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

This rich variety of historical materials includes photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend 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, 7:23 p.m.

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[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, a horse surrounded by debris], photograph, 1900; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.