[Photograph of Flooded House, 1943]

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Photograph of a flooded house in Port Arthur, Texas, in 1943. The gabled clapboard house with four shuttered windows and a central door is flooded up to the walkway. A partially covered shrub can be seen in the foreground.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1943.

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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 53 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 the natural and cultural history of Texas. Their exhibits cover important eras in the state and area's past, including prehistoric times, Native American settlement, European colonization, the Civil War, and various economic booms and busts. The museum also features materials on famous musicians and athletes from the Gulf Coast.

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Description

Photograph of a flooded house in Port Arthur, Texas, in 1943. The gabled clapboard house with four shuttered windows and a central door is flooded up to the walkway. A partially covered shrub can be seen in the foreground.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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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. Musical performance photos 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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  • 1943

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  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

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[Photograph of Flooded House, 1943], photograph, 1943; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221877/: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.