[The Altar monument in Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description:

A close-up view of the Altar memorial at Memorial Park in Texas City. A stone book lies open on a stone altar. On the front of the memorial is engraved "In memoriam those who lost their lives in the Texas City Disaster of April 16, 1947". On the back of the photograph is typed "A stone altar was part of the original cemetery and remains as part of the restoration and enhancement completed in 1991."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: 1991
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 173
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1991
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 16, 1947
Description:

A close-up view of the Altar memorial at Memorial Park in Texas City. A stone book lies open on a stone altar. On the front of the memorial is engraved "In memoriam those who lost their lives in the Texas City Disaster of April 16, 1947". On the back of the photograph is typed "A stone altar was part of the original cemetery and remains as part of the restoration and enhancement completed in 1991."

Note:

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

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 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-031
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11663
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public