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[Aerial View of Flood]

Description: Aerial photograph of the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. The streets are covered in water, and houses can be seen into the distance. The caption on the photograph reads, "Looking west from wireless tower at college. August 16-17 Flood, 1915."
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Amelia Carr and Her Mother]

Description: Photograph of two women, identified as Amelia Carr and her mother, standing outside. Both are wearing long white dresses and white shoes. They have their arms around each other and are laughing.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Bank Building During Flood]

Description: Photograph of a bank building during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. There are men standing in the street in knee-deep water. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boat in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat shaped float in a W. O. W. Parade. It is driving through the middle of a street, and children on the right side of the photograph are watching it pass in front of them. Other bystanders can be seen in the background.
Date: August 10, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Boys in Canoe During Flood]

Description: Photograph of two boys on the back of a canoe during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. Water from the flood is about knee-deep, and there are groups of people in the background around a building. The caption on the bottom dates the scene August 18th, 1915. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: August 15, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Bridge Damaged by Being Struck by Ship]

Description: Photograph of a bridge damaged by being struck by the S.S. Splendor. The bridge is upright in the air, and four men are on the dock in front of it. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that describes the scene and dates it April 26, 1916.
Date: April 16, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Captain Larsson Standing on Boat]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Captain Larsson Standing on a ship. He is wearing a suit and leaning against the railing, facing the camera. Writing on the back of the photograph describes the image and dates it July 2, 1916.
Date: July 2, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Edith and Amelia Carr Posing Outside]

Description: Photograph of two young women identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. They are standing outdoors and wearing long dresses. Handwriting on the back of the photograph sends holiday greetings to a relative.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Exterior of House]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a house identified as the Vulstukye Home. The yard has a wire fence in front of it, and there are two large trees in bloom. The front of the house has a covered porch on the first level and balcony on the second level with white columns. There is handwriting on back of the photograph that reads, "May 1912."
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Family Seated Outside]

Description: Photograph of the J. W. Carr family. Two people are seated and two are standing. The seated man is holding a cane and smoking a pipe, and the woman next to him is wearing a white dress. There are two women standing behind them, one in a white dress and one in a black dress. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that they are on 300 5th Street.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Group With Boat During Flood]

Description: Photograph of a large group of men and Dr. Winter with a rescue boat in front of his office, during the Port Arthur flood of 1915. They are standing around the boat in water that is almost waist deep. Writing in the bottom left corner reads, "Rescue boat, Port Arthur Flood, Aug 19-17, 1915." The bottom right corner says D&H Photo.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[House During Flood]

Description: Photograph of a neighborhood street during the flood in Port Arthur in 1915. A man and woman are on the porch of the house in the foreground, and one man is standing in water that is waist deep. They are identified as, from left to right, Mrs. L. D. Hickman, Tom Wright, and E. E. Stuckey. Other houses can be seen down the street, and there is a man on the roof of one of them.
Date: August 27, 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Lumber Company Float in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a C. Kramer Lumber Company float drawn by horses in a parade. There are men standing on top of the float and holding American flags. A small boy is following by the side of the float, and people are watching from the opposite side of the road.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Man Smoking Pipe]

Description: Photograph of a man seated indoors, smoking a pipe. He is wearing a suit and hat, and blowing smoke out of his mouth. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies him as Peter Lamp.
Date: November 18, 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Man Standing on Flooded Porch]

Description: Photograph of a man standing on a flooded porch during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. The water is up to his knees and he is standing with his hands on his hips. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the house to be at the corner of Stilwell and Seventh Street.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men in Boats During Flood]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. Some of the people are inside a rescue boat, and the others are standing in water that is almost waist deep. The First National Bank building can be seen on the right side of the photograph.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men With Canoe During Flood]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people with a canoe during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. They are in front of Pearce Theater, standing in water that is almost waist deep. The back of the photograph is a postcard. The caption at the bottom reads, "Pearce Theatre P.A. flood Aug. 16-17, 1915. D&H Photo."
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Military Group Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a military group on a field outdoors. There are a handful men in dark uniforms standing in two lines, and another group of men in white uniforms stands in the distance behind them. Large houses in a neighborhood can be seen in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates the image July 4, 1917.
Date: 1917
Creator: Carr, Edith
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Military Lineup]

Description: Photograph of a military group on a field outdoors. There are a handful men in dark uniforms standing in two lines, and another group of men in white uniforms stands in the distance behind them. Large houses in a neighborhood can be seen in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates the image July 4, 1917.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Military Walking in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a military group in a parade. There is a long line of men standing in the middle of the street, with one man holding a flag in front of them. Buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Mail Boy at Texas Company Terminal]

Description: Photograph of a young mail boy identified as Percy Underhill. He is wearing a hat, button up shirt, and tie, and holding a large mail bag. The back of the photograph is a postcard, and has writing that says the photograph was taken at the Texas Co. Terminal on April 30, 1912.
Date: April 30, 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Bos]

Description: Portrait photograph of a woman identified as Mrs. Thomas Bos. She is shown from the shoulders up, and has short dark hair. She is wearing a blouse with a thick collar.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Two Young Girls in Dresses]

Description: Photograph of two young girls wearing dresses with white bibs. They are identified as Edith and Amelia Carr. One girl is standing and the other is seated. They both have braided hair and are looking towards the camera.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Power Company Employees]

Description: Photograph of employees of the Port Arthur Lights and Power Company. The men are standing in a line with two horses. The back of the photograph identifies each person left to right: Glenn Jermigan, unknown, Dick McMillan, A.D. "Happy" McMillan, Cliff Follette, Kate (horse), Blue (horse), Fred Lorenze, Rose Zeno, Dean Saxby, Clyde McMillan, CRN, Adrian Derrough, John Azwell, Jack Johnson.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast