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[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

Maren Jensen

Description: Copy negative of Maren Jensen on her 81st birthday in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the photograph, Maren is sitting in a yard next to a large, three-tiered birthday cake. She is wearing a long dress with a floral pattern.
Date: June 15, 1940
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Myrtle Waldman and Her Children]

Description: Black and white photograph of a mother and her children posed outdoors for a picture in front of a house. The mother, Myrtle Waldman, is visible from the chest up; on her lap is a sizable blanket where her infant daughter is laying. To her left, Myrtle's other daughter is seen peeking from behind the blanket, visible from the chin up. The trunk of a tree and a few bushes are in the background.
Date: August 15, 1948
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of the Mexican Inn baseball team]

Description: Photograph of the Mexican Inn Baseball Team, Houston Texas. Spectators are seen sitting on the back in the stadium. A pair of bats and gloves are seen on the grass in front of the players. Pictured, back row, from left to right: Felix Tjerina ; Pilo Hagnes ; Cuote - Felix Castro ; unidentified ; Walter Avaloz ; Johnny Cortez ; Mike Zepeda ; Lupe Garcia ; Jesse Aldaco ; Roy Garcia ; Mr. Najo ; Pasquilito Garcia ; Freddy Bolderas ; Jorge Cordova ; Jasper Castillo ; Ismael Cormozo
Date: April 15, 1934
Creator: Litterist Photo
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library