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Street Scene

Description: Copy negative of Main Street in Merkel, Texas in the early 1900s. There are a row of stores on the left with people standing outside them, including J. T. Warren Dry Goods, J. T. Warren Groceries, W. P. Browning and Co., First National Bank, Watson & Bacon, Hooplin, Burroughs, and Hutcheson.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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