[A young girl carrying flowers at a memorial service for victims of the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description:

A young girl dressed in good clothes holds a spray of flowers to place on a memorial in Memorial Park, recognizing the victims of the 1947 Texas City Disaster. She stands between a raised plaque and the anchor monument in the park. In the background, other persons attending the memorial service can be seen.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: c. 1960 - 1969  
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 357
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1960 - 1969
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1960 to 1969
Description:

A young girl dressed in good clothes holds a spray of flowers to place on a memorial in Memorial Park, recognizing the victims of the 1947 Texas City Disaster. She stands between a raised plaque and the anchor monument in the park. In the background, other persons attending the memorial service can be seen.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 9.75 x 7.75 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: ntbka-046a
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11646
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public