[Houses and debris on Water Street]

Description:

Photograph of wrecked homes and debris along Water Street after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, "On Water Street where those pretty salt cedars and oleanders used to be. Down north of us."

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: 34
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Shirkey, Marie

Corpus Christi, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1919
  • Digitized: August 7, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Nueces County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1919  
Description:

Photograph of wrecked homes and debris along Water Street after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, "On Water Street where those pretty salt cedars and oleanders used to be. Down north of us."

Physical Description:

1 photographic print, b&w : 3.5 in. x 5.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): debris
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1748SSS
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28993
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public