[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description:

A view of Memorial Park from outside the wall. The angel statue and the monument near the reflecting pool can be seen in the distance. Near the monument, several men are standing. A grounds-keeping truck is visible in the distance.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: c. 1960  
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 585
Past 30 days: 18
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1960
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
c. 1960  
Description:

A view of Memorial Park from outside the wall. The angel statue and the monument near the reflecting pool can be seen in the distance. Near the monument, several men are standing. A grounds-keeping truck is visible in the distance.

Note:

[Memorial Park is the site of the mass burial for victims of the 1947 Texas City Disaster].

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 3.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Texas City Disaster, 1947
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ntbkm-059
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11558
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public