[Photograph of People Boating Over Floodwaters in Port Arthur, Texas, 1915]

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Photograph of a man and two women in a boat atop the flood waters in Port Arthur, Texas. Houses flooded up to the windows can be seen behind them. The other side of the picture identifies the area as the 900 block of Seventh Street.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 10 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1915.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Museum of the Gulf Coast and was provided by Museum of the Gulf Coast to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 136 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Museum of the Gulf Coast

The Museum of the Gulf Coast provides over 450 photographs and postcards that depict the industry, activities, and life along the Coast. The museum combines conventional and unconventional methods to tell the exciting story of the Texas/ Louisiana Gulf Coast region.

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Description

Photograph of a man and two women in a boat atop the flood waters in Port Arthur, Texas. Houses flooded up to the windows can be seen behind them. The other side of the picture identifies the area as the 900 block of Seventh Street.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 10 cm.

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Museum of the Gulf Coast

The Museum of the Gulf Coast collection contains over 400 photographs and postcards depicting Jefferson, Harris, and Orange counties from the 1890's to the present day. Musical performance photographs include Glenn Wells, Jesse James and His Boys, Johnny Winter, Tex Ritter, the Boogie Kings, and many more. Other images display various people and places such as Spindletop, Texaco refineries, parades, and beaches.

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  • 1915

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  • Feb. 6, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

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  • April 16, 2012, 9:50 a.m.

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[Photograph of People Boating Over Floodwaters in Port Arthur, Texas, 1915], photograph, 1915; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201961/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.