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ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Brazos River during 1899 flood]

Description: Photographic print mounted on cardboard. Brazos River taken from center of railroad bridge at high water, July 7, 1899. Buildings and standpipe visible on right bank.
Date: July 7, 1899
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of View From Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of view from courthouse north of railroad, with water flooding the streets. Businesses in view include: A. Kochan Blacksmith Shop, Austin's Exchange Saloon, Brady Bros. Bakery and Grocery.
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph

[Dr. Bailey on horseback]

Description: Photographic print mounted on cardboard. Dr. Bailey on horseback in white suit holding black umbrella. African-American woman in floral print dress with handkerchief on her head is standing on railroad tracks in front of Dr. Bailey holding two watermelons. Distribution of watermelons was part of the post-flood relief effort.
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph