[Photograph of Flooded Main Street]

Description

Photograph of a view of Main Street in Orange, Texas during a flood in 1916. There are people standing in the knee-deep water. Tall telephone poles, houses and trees line the road. A sign is in the foreground on the left side of the frame. "Main St." is written and faded on the right side.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Ferris, C.K. 1916.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Heritage House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 580 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum is a living documentation of historic materials from Orange County. The Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals contributed to the digitization of materials from the historic home.

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Description

Photograph of a view of Main Street in Orange, Texas during a flood in 1916. There are people standing in the knee-deep water. Tall telephone poles, houses and trees line the road. A sign is in the foreground on the left side of the frame. "Main St." is written and faded on the right side.

Physical Description

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

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This photograph is a postcard.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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Creation Date

  • 1916

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • May 5, 2008, 8:07 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 16, 2016, 4:32 p.m.

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Yesterday: 1
Past 30 days: 4
Total Uses: 580

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Ferris, C.K. [Photograph of Flooded Main Street], photograph, 1916; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37094/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.