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[1915 Danevang Baseball Team]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the 1915 Danevang baseball team in uniforms, posed outdoors at the Danevang baseball diamond. They are arranged in three rows; four men are seated and five men are kneeling. Standing behind the team is one man, identified as the manager, Axel Petersen; he is not in uniform.
Date: 1915
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Anna Nygaard - Nurse

Description: Photograph of Anna Nygaard (right) and an unidentified woman standing in front of a bench. Anna Nygaard, wears a three-quarter length sleeve, belted dress that goes below her knees, while the other woman wears a nursing uniform. Behind them, there is a various assortment of bushes, grasses, and trees, in what appears to be a garden. There is a hand-written text on the back of the photograph but it cannot be read with certainty. It has also been stamped in the center with an image of a woman and text that reads, "A Miss Snapshot Print by C.S. Edwards Shreveport, LA."
Date: 1915
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Carl Thyssen Portrait

Description: Studio photograph of a man, identified as Carl Thyssen, in a well-lit space in front of a blank backdrop. His body is turned to the left slightly, but he faces the camera directly. He wears a suit jacket over a light-colored shirt and striped tie. The photograph has been pasted inside a frame with embossing on the front side.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Christine & Inger Olson

Description: Postcard of two young women in front of a backdrop. The woman on the left stands with her hand placed on a wicker chair. She is wearing a long dress cinched at the waist with a thin belt and a ribbon bow on her hair. The woman next to her on the right is sitting on the wicker chair and holds the left hand of the woman next to her. She wears a similar dress, hairstyle, and ribbon bow. Accompanying information indicates that they Christine and Ingeborg Olsen, but their names have not been matched to their position on the image.
Date: 1915/1930
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Fredericksen Family

Description: Black and white professional portrait of the Fredericksen family. The mother and father, Herman Fredericksen and Kingerborg Jensen Fredericksen, are sitting in elegant chairs opposite each other. The mother is wearing a dark dress with a high neck and a decorative collar; the father is wearing a three piece suit and has a mustache. Their four children are arranged between them, but one daughter is sitting in the same seat as her mother. They are all wearing dark clothing. The sons are wearing dark shirts with wide tie collars. The daughters are both wearing dresses with collars and buttons down the front. The youngest daughter is holding an open book in her lap. At the bottom right of the image, an embossed stamp reads, "Atelier Fru Jepsen & Søng, Svendborg." A handwritten note on the back lists their names and the location of the portrait session: "Svendborg, Danmark."
Date: 1915
Creator: Atelier Fru Jepsen & Søng
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Flooded Houses and a Church]

Description: Photograph of flooded houses and the Congressional Church in Port Arthur, Texas, 1915. The waters have risen almost to the windows in the visible buildings. There are people standing in the water up to their chests. The other side of the photo identifies the date as 1915, the church as the Congressional Church, and the intersection as Mobile and Sixth.
Date: 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Postcard from Fred to Mrs. Gus Jentsch, July 21, 1915]

Description: Postcard from Fred to his sister Mrs. Gus Jentsch. The correspondence is written in German. On the front is a photograph of a brick building on a corner of a street. The building is two floors and houses the Little Red Onion Cafe and the Sanitex Clothes Shop. The clothes shop has a few stairs leading up to its door. Part of the shops can be seen through the front windows. The sidewalk in front of the stores is lined with trees.
Date: July 21, 1915
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of Sabine After Flood]

Description: Postcard of the town of Sabine after a flood. There is a man in the foreground leaning down to pick up a chair out of the water. The street is covered with large puddles, and buildings and stores in the background have been damaged. The writing on the front of the photograph dates it September 16-17, 1915. The back of the postcard has a handwritten note about the flood, addressed to Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast