[Photograph of Man Driving in Flood Waters]

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Photograph of Richmond, flood of 1913 scene. Man driving car in flood waters (another man standing on back of car). G.W. Buchanan Blacksmith shop in top, right of photo. Note on back states that Austin Newton could possibly be person in car.

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

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Creator: Unknown. 1913.

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

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Fort Bend Museum

Since 1967, the Museum has preserved and interpreted state and county history. It provides a glimpse into life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the Museum's materials are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation and "Mother of Texas" Janne Long.

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Photograph of Richmond, flood of 1913 scene. Man driving car in flood waters (another man standing on back of car). G.W. Buchanan Blacksmith shop in top, right of photo. Note on back states that Austin Newton could possibly be person in car.

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

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

Photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend Museum and local area. Materials include images of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1913

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  • April 15, 2005, 11:26 a.m.

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  • May 16, 2016, 4 p.m.

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[Photograph of Man Driving in Flood Waters], photograph, 1913; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth579/: accessed June 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.