[Aerial view of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane]

Description:

An aerial view of Texas City after the 1915 storm, looking toward the port. At the far right is a wide, straight street with an automobile and two trolley cars traveling down the street. In the background on the left are houses, with little damage visible. In the lower right hand corner, in the back yard of a two-story building is some wooden debris from a small structure that has been demolished. Further up the wide street on the left is a long one-story building raised on posts with a large number of windows.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: 1915
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 142
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 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
1915  
Description:

An aerial view of Texas City after the 1915 storm, looking toward the port. At the far right is a wide, straight street with an automobile and two trolley cars traveling down the street. In the background on the left are houses, with little damage visible. In the lower right hand corner, in the back yard of a two-story building is some wooden debris from a small structure that has been demolished. Further up the wide street on the left is a long one-story building raised on posts with a large number of windows.

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):
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: TCIM-03
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15205
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public