Photograph labeled The Picture illustrates how every dwelling in the City of Galveston...had to be raised by jacks
 Accession#: 
G-59261FF7-2
 Title: 
"The picture illustrates how every dwelling in the City of Galveston, South of Broadway, had to be raised by jacks, to the correct h[e]ight of fill."
 Author: 
Naschke, Paul H.
 Format: 
Sepia photograph; 19.3 x 24.3 cm
 Description:  "The picture illustrates how every dwelling in the City of Galveston, South of Broadway, had to be raised by jacks, to the correct h[e]ight of fill.  The water pool indicates that the dredges had just begun to pump in the sand hydraulic filling."
 Date: 
1904
Terms: 
Avenue J; Houses; Privies; Laundry; Walkways; Dredges; Fill; Water

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Rosenberg Library > GTHC > Grade Raising > Residential > Photograph labeled The Picture illustrates how every dwelling in the City of Galveston...had to be raised by jacks
Galveston and Texas History Center, Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Texas. November 2001.