[Aerial view of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane]

Description:

An aerial view of part of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane. The Oklahoma Hotel is in the foreground of the picture. A building in back of the hotel has been demolished and lies in ruins on the ground. Other buildings in the photograph, including houses and other larger buildings, do not show visible structural damage. An automobile is driving on a wide road, across from the hotel, at the lower left of the photograph. In the lower right hand corner, the following information has been written on the photograph : Texas City Texas 9-28- Photo copyrighted 1915 by Martin Blandford 1542 Williams St. Denver, Colo."

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: 142
Past 30 days: 1
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 part of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane. The Oklahoma Hotel is in the foreground of the picture. A building in back of the hotel has been demolished and lies in ruins on the ground. Other buildings in the photograph, including houses and other larger buildings, do not show visible structural damage. An automobile is driving on a wide road, across from the hotel, at the lower left of the photograph. In the lower right hand corner, the following information has been written on the photograph : Texas City Texas 9-28- Photo copyrighted 1915 by Martin Blandford 1542 Williams St. Denver, Colo."

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-02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15206
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public