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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

[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

[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

[The Cumberland Telephone Company]

Description: Photograph of several women sitting at a switch board at the Cumberland Telephone Company in Port Arthur, Texas. The women at the switch board are identified, from left to right, as Daisy Neal, an unidentified woman, Lillian Frost, and Flora Tucker. The woman at the desk to the left is Mrs. Stanley, and the man standing in the background is Mr. Toples.
Date: 1914
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[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

[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