[Aerial view of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane]

Description:

An aerial view of Texas City looking towards the port after the hurricane of 1915. One and two story houses line the streets. Most houses are made of wood. Some damage is visible to fences and smaller buildings, but little structural damage is noticeable for most of the buildings.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: September 28, 1915
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 180
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 28, 1915
  • Digitized: June 14, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
September 28, 1915
Description:

An aerial view of Texas City looking towards the port after the hurricane of 1915. One and two story houses line the streets. Most houses are made of wood. Some damage is visible to fences and smaller buildings, but little structural damage is noticeable for most of the buildings.

Note:

[This photograph was also published on page 27 in Texas City : Images of the Twentieth Century by Collier A. Campbell and Susie M. Moncla, published by The Donning Company Publishers in 1999. The caption there is listed as "Town view following 1915 storm."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
  • Copyright holder : Blandford, Martin Photo copyrighted 1915 by Martin Blandford 1542 Williams St., Denver, Colo.
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: TCIM-05
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15203
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public