[North Beach after the 1919 hurricane]

Description:

Photograph of boards from destroyed buildings along the North Beach area of Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. One building of the Spohn Sanitarium is in the right background of the photo. Inscription on the back of the photo, "Just a North Beach scene. Showing what is left of the Spohn Sanitarium. One of the three buildings left out there. This picture covers five or six blocks. (Maybe not over three you can hardly tell now.)"

Creator(s): Shirkey, Marie
Location(s): United States - Texas - Nueces County
Creation Date: 1919
Partner(s):
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 467
Past 30 days: 16
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1919
  • Digitized: August 3, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Nueces County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1919  
Description:

Photograph of boards from destroyed buildings along the North Beach area of Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. One building of the Spohn Sanitarium is in the right background of the photo. Inscription on the back of the photo, "Just a North Beach scene. Showing what is left of the Spohn Sanitarium. One of the three buildings left out there. This picture covers five or six blocks. (Maybe not over three you can hardly tell now.)"

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : 3.5 in. x 4.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): beaches | storms | debris
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1748U
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28989
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public