[Simpson and Miller homes after the hurricane]

Description:

Photograph of a couple homes left standing after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "This is in the block back of our house. All this was covered with houses. The dark streaks you see are oil streaks. X is the Simpson's house and XX Miller's."

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: 11
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Shirkey, Marie

Corpus Christi, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1919
  • Digitized: August 6, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Nueces County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1919  
Description:

Photograph of a couple homes left standing after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "This is in the block back of our house. All this was covered with houses. The dark streaks you see are oil streaks. X is the Simpson's house and XX Miller's."

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1748SS
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28994
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public