[Distroyed Municipal Pier]

Description:

Photograph of the concrete rubble and pilings where the Municipal Pier once stood before the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Three people are fishing at the water's edge. Inscription on the back states, "This is where the Municipal Pier used to be. Notice the people fishing. This is where we took the boat for Port Aransas."

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: 58
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
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 the concrete rubble and pilings where the Municipal Pier once stood before the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Three people are fishing at the water's edge. Inscription on the back states, "This is where the Municipal Pier used to be. Notice the people fishing. This is where we took the boat for Port Aransas."

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : 2.75 in. x 4.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): hurricanes | rubble | fishing
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1748S
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28995
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public