[Flooded International Bridge, Laredo, Texas]

Description

Airplane dropping lifesavers to men marooned on a flooded bridge.

Physical Description

postcard

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. September 3, 1932.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Laredo Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 3596 times , with 36 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Laredo Public Library

The Laredo Public Library materials include local history materials selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps. Images include photographs of the border area, Fort McIntosh and maps of early Laredo.

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Description

Airplane dropping lifesavers to men marooned on a flooded bridge.

Physical Description

postcard

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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Creation Date

  • September 3, 1932

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • May 8, 2006, 12:10 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 13, 2007, 3:02 p.m.

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[Flooded International Bridge, Laredo, Texas], photograph, September 3, 1932; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13220/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Laredo Public Library.