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Rocket Lounge

Description: Photograph of four unidentified people and the interior of Rocket Lounge of Kemah, Texas. A smiling man stands behind the bar counter, and a man faces the rear of the lounge with a cigar in his hand. In the background, a man with a hat plays a bowling arcade game. Another unidentified person sits at a table with two pitchers and an ash tray. Several stools are places in front of the bar counter, and tables and chairs are placed throughout the rest of the room. Restrooms and jukeboxes are also visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Sportsman's Restaurant

Description: Photograph of Sportsman's Restaurant in Kemah, Texas. Water has risen to the door of the one-story brick building. A sign advertising "Fine Foods" is affixed above the entrance. An American flag is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Joe Lee's Restaurant

Description: Photograph of Joe Lee's Seafood Restaurant in Kemah, Texas. The restaurant is on stilts, and the sign above the restaurant shows signs of damage. Several buildings in the background also show signs of damage. The ground beneath the restaurant is covered by shallow brown water and debris. A boat is also partially visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Sylvia D Lounge

Description: Photograph of the Sylvia D Lounge. A covered walkway leads to the entrance of the two-story wooden building. A few lawn chairs, and two tables are located around a swimming pool in front of the lounge. Some cars are parked in the parking lot next to the lounge, and other businesses are partially visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

6th St and Hwy 146, FM 2094

Description: Photograph of 6th Street, Highway 146, FM 2094, and the surrounding area of Kemah, Texas from an aerial viewpoint. Many automobiles, businesses, and residences are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Ave

Description: Photograph of a portion of the business area in Kemah, Texas along Clear Creek during a typical high tide. Water from Clear Creek has filled several parking lots and has crossed the street in areas. Several cars are parked at various businesses. A motel, seafood restaurant, tire shop, grocery store, and auto parts store are pictured.
Date: April 20, 1973
Creator: Clear Lake Photography
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Ave at high tide

Description: Photograph of a portion of the business area in Kemah, Texas along Clear Creek during a typical high tide. Several cars are parked in the lot of a lounge and pharmacy on Texas Ave. The water from Clear Creek has filled the parking lot and has reached the street.
Date: April 20, 1973
Creator: Clear Lake Photography
Item Type: Photograph