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Storm at Texas City, Aug. 16th, 1915

Description:

Remains of a wooden structure with only a portion of two walls still standing appears in the photo foreground. The structure is surrounded by wooden debris. Two other long wooden structures stand behind this structure, one of which is heavily damaged. In the background are four one-story houses and two power poles. Only one partially collapsed wall of the left-most house is visible. Four soldiers are standing amid the wreckage and debris. Flooded fields are visible in the distance.

Wording on photo front "Storm at Texas City Aug 16th, 1915 Higby photo."

Creator(s): Higby
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: August 16, 1915
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 61
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 16, 1915
  • Digitized: April 12, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
August 16, 1915
From 1913 to 1915
Description:

Remains of a wooden structure with only a portion of two walls still standing appears in the photo foreground. The structure is surrounded by wooden debris. Two other long wooden structures stand behind this structure, one of which is heavily damaged. In the background are four one-story houses and two power poles. Only one partially collapsed wall of the left-most house is visible. Four soldiers are standing amid the wreckage and debris. Flooded fields are visible in the distance.

Wording on photo front "Storm at Texas City Aug 16th, 1915 Higby photo."

Physical Description:

1 photographic postcard : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Texas City Army Camp
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: nbphalb_18
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11527
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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