[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.

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

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Museum of the Gulf Coast

Located in the coastal city of Port Arthur, the museum gives a glimpse into Texas' natural and cultural history. Materials cover notable eras in the state's past, from prehistoric times to the Civil War. It also includes materials on famous musicians and athletes from the Gulf Coast.

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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

These photographs and postcards depict Jefferson, Harris, and Orange counties from the 1890s to the present day.

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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 July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.