[View of Sabine After Flood]

Description

Postcard of the town of Sabine after a flood. There is a man in the foreground leaning down to pick up a chair out of the water. The street is covered with large puddles, and buildings and stores in the background have been damaged. The writing on the front of the photograph dates it September 16-17, 1915. The back of the postcard has a handwritten note about the flood, addressed to Port Arthur, Texas.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1915.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other 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 14 times . More information about this postcard 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

Postcard of the town of Sabine after a flood. There is a man in the foreground leaning down to pick up a chair out of the water. The street is covered with large puddles, and buildings and stores in the background have been damaged. The writing on the front of the photograph dates it September 16-17, 1915. The back of the postcard has a handwritten note about the flood, addressed to Port Arthur, Texas.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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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[View of Sabine After Flood], postcard, 1915; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth202130/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.