[The Angel statue at Memorial Park honoring the Texas City firefighters lost in the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description:

A close-up photograph of the Italian marble angel statue in Memorial Park which honors the Texas City firefighters killed in the 1947 Texas City Disaster. An angel stands on a pedestal with an inscription which is covered by a bouquet of flowers sitting on the ground. Behind the statue, part of the reflecting pool and another monument can be seen. On the back of the photograph is the following caption: "An Italian marble angel honors the Texas City Firefighters lost in the explosion."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: 1960~  
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,422
Past 30 days: 16
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1960~
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1960~  
Description:

A close-up photograph of the Italian marble angel statue in Memorial Park which honors the Texas City firefighters killed in the 1947 Texas City Disaster. An angel stands on a pedestal with an inscription which is covered by a bouquet of flowers sitting on the ground. Behind the statue, part of the reflecting pool and another monument can be seen. On the back of the photograph is the following caption: "An Italian marble angel honors the Texas City Firefighters lost in the explosion."

Note:

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

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 7.25 x 10 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-039
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11654
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public