[Cars overturned on the beach]

Description:

Photograph of overturned cars on the beach in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, "Cars left on the beach after the storm. You see how clean it is swept. So many places are swept so clean or are so wrecked that you actually can't tell what they were or hardly tell where you are."

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: 98
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 overturned cars on the beach in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, "Cars left on the beach after the storm. You see how clean it is swept. So many places are swept so clean or are so wrecked that you actually can't tell what they were or hardly tell where you are."

Physical Description:

1 photographic print , b&w : 3.25 in. x 4.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): debris | Beaches
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1748H
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth29028
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public