[At the temporary morgue for victims of the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description:

Four men lift a cot holding a blanket-covered body in the temporary morgue after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Another man stands in the foreground, ready to assist. In the foreground, another blanket-wrapped body lies on a wooden table.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: April 16, 1947
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 873
Past 30 days: 47
Yesterday: 2
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 16, 1947
  • Digitized: April 10, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 16, 1947
Description:

Four men lift a cot holding a blanket-covered body in the temporary morgue after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Another man stands in the foreground, ready to assist. In the foreground, another blanket-wrapped body lies on a wooden table.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 7.5 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: ntbka-024
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11670
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public