[The 1899 flood. Trees in background.]

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Photograph of the 1899 flood. Trees in background. Cement arch in front of trees in center of photo. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has ragged edges and is cracked in bottom left corner. Has black spot on far left, center. Back has tape in cracked area.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1899.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 162 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

For nearly 40 years, the Fort Bend Museum has preserved and interpreted Fort Bend County and Texas history. It provides a glimpse into the history of life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the materials included in the museum's collections are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, "Mother of Texas" Janne Long, and U.S. Congressman John Moore.

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Photograph of the 1899 flood. Trees in background. Cement arch in front of trees in center of photo. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate. Photo has ragged edges and is cracked in bottom left corner. Has black spot on far left, center. Back has tape in cracked area.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm.

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

This rich variety of historical materials includes photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1899

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  • April 15, 2005, 11:17 a.m.

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  • June 9, 2010, 4:34 p.m.

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[The 1899 flood. Trees in background.], photograph, 1899; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth509/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.