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  Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
 Decade: 1930-1939
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
[An aerial view of American Oil storage tanks in Texas City in 1934]
An aerial view of two large round black storage tanks of American Oil in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground are other refinery structures. Behind the large storage tanks can be seen some one-story buildings. Further back can be seen some homes and other structures. On the horizon can be seen other structures and the water tower. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil :"2-12-34". Taped to the back of the photograph is a label that reads: "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company September 15, 1971." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15333/
[An aerial view of construction in Texas City in 1934]
An aerial view of several construction sites in Texas City. At the bottom left, the foundation of a large building is in place and several men are walking within the building perimeters. At the bottom right the concrete walls and internal supports of another building have been built. About mid-picture the first floor of a large industrial building has been completed. A line of automobiles are parked along a wide dirt road between the construction sites. These sites appear to be refinery buildings and lines of pipelines, and power poles, surrounded by security fencing can be seen. In the background are scattered houses. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written :"1-13-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15330/
[An aerial view of the American Oil storage tank farm in Texas City in 1935]
An aerial photograph of the white and black storage tanks in the American Oil Tank farm in Texas City. Some other refinery buildings can be seen about mid-photograph, behind the storage tanks. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil "1935." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company September 15, 1971." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15332/
[American Oil Company Refinery in Texas City in 1934]
A view of the American Oil Refinery in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground, a man holds the reins to three mules in tandem, pulling something. A four wheeled car with metal drums and a flatbed truck can be seen behind the man. The refinery buildings, smokestacks and tanks and piping structures can be clearly seen in the picture. A row of railroad cars sit in front of the pipeline structure. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written "10-19-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15329/
[American Oil Company workers in 1934]
A group photograph of American Oil workers in 1934. A group of 28 men in light coats or jackets, some wearing shirts and ties, some wearing outdoor work clothes, have gathered for a group photograph. The photograph is taken on a dirt clearing in front of a wooden building. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written "2-14-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15334/
[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore and Mrs. Crawford taking a walk]
Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Moore and Mrs. Crawford walk arm-in-arm along a ridge. Behind them is a tree and a stone outcropping. To the left of them, is a valley. Col. Moore is dressed in a suit and Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Crawford are wearing dresses. This landscape may have been near the Moore's Rainy Day Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. On the back of the photograph is written: "Mrs. Crawford HB & I, 1935". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15294/
[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore in front of their cabin in New Mexico]
A casual portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore and Col. Hugh Benton Moore standing in front of their log cabin at their Rainy Day Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mrs. Moore is on the left wearing denim jeans and a print short-sleeved shirt. Col. Moore is on the right wearing a long-sleeved white shirt and bow tie. On the back of the photograph is written "At their camp in N Mexico". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15281/
[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore on the porch steps of their cabin in New Mexico]
Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Moore stand on the steps of their log cabin at their ranch in New Mexico. Col. Moore is dressed in a suit, hat and a bow tie. Mrs. Moore is dressed in denim pants and a short-sleeved shirt. In the foreground are rocks and scrub. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15287/
[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore relaxing on the porch of their ranch]
Photograph of Colonel and Helen Moore sitting in wooden rocking chairs on the front porch of their log cabin on the Rainy Day Ranch. Both have their feet up on the porch rail. Col. Moore is smoking a pipe. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15297/
[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore standing in front of a car]
Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Moore stand on the sidewalk near a black automobile. Mrs. Moore stands on the right. She is wearing formal clothes and a hat. Col. Moore stands to her left dressed in a dark suit, a bow tie and a hat. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15296/
[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore standing on a road near Santa Fe, New Mexico]
An automobile is stopped on a dirt road near an aspen woods. Helen Moore, dressed in a white dress, and Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a suit, stand alongside the car. On the back of the photograph is written "Near the Aspen Ranch Santa Fe 1935 - Lona Stamper was with us." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15272/
[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore taking a walk]
Helen Moore, wearing dark pants and a dark shirt, and Col. Hugh B. Moore, wearing a long-sleeved dark shirt, dark pants, a hat, and no tie, hold hands while out for a walk on wooded slopes. The photograph was probably taken at the Moore's Rainy Day Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. A small wooden bridge, crossing an arroyo, can be seen behind Mrs. Moore. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15268/
[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore with an unidentified couple]
A photograph of Col. and Mrs. Moore with two unidentified people standing in front of bushes near a multi-storied commercial or institutional building. From left to right the individuals are: Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a dark suit and bow tie and holding a straw hat; Helen Edmunds Moore with her arm through Col. Moore's arm; an unidentified man dressed in a dark suit and tie and wearing a hat, and an unidentified woman in a white dress and hat with her arms behind her back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15292/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore at the cabin]
Photograph of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Mrs. Helen Edmunds Moore standing in front of the door to the Moore cabin near Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Moores are dressed in casual clothes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15226/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore fishing]
Col. Hugh B. Moore (on the right) and Helen Edmunds Moore (on the left), dressed in casual clothes, are standing and holding fishing rods at an unknown location. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15224/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore at a black-tie dinner]
Approximately 25 older men, almost all in formal black-tie evening dress, stand in five rows behind a banquet table. The table has been set formally. Col. Hugh B. Moore is standing second from the left, in the back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15266/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore in front of the Moore cabin at the Rainy Day Ranch in New Mexico]
A photograph of Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a light-colored suit, bow tie, and a hat, standing in front of the log cabin at the Moore's Rainy Day Ranch in New Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15275/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore in his office]
Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a dark suit vest and bowtie but without the jacket, sits at a desk in an office. A large stack of papers sits in the foreground on the desk top at Col. Moore's left. At the far left of the picture in the middle of the desk is an old "candlestick" or upright telephone. A stack of magazines/journals sits on the edge of the desk to Col. Moore's right. Behind the magazines, next to a rolltop desk are large rolled documents, possibly blueprints or surveying documents. Behind Col. Moore, on top of a rolltop desk is a radio and above that there is a framed print hanging on the wall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15231/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore relaxing at the cabin in New Mexico]
Col. Moore is lying on a striped glider swing with an overhead awning near the Moore cabin in New Mexico. He is holding a newspaper in one hand. A woman with her hair in a turban sits near the glider. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15271/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore relaxing near the cabin]
Col. Hugh B. Moore, smoking a pipe, sits in a wooden rocker in front of the Moore cabin in New Mexico. Col. Moore wears knee-high hiking boots, a long-sleeved shirt, and a hat. Near the corner of the cabin, on the far left, an unidentified young woman sits in a free-standing glider/swing shaded by an awning. The cabin sits at the bottom of a mountain, and the mountainside covered with scrub and some trees can be seen behind the cabin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15289/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore walking along a dirt road]
Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a suit and bow tie, walks along a dirt road bordered by trees and scrub. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil: "1935". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15273/
[Col. Hugh B. Moore working at an easel]
Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a long-sleeved white shirt, suit vest and bow tie, sits at an easel in front of large windows. The easel is set up on a table. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15306/
[Grain elevator near the port in Texas City]
A photograph of the grain elevator near the port in Texas City. The photograph is taken from the side of the grain elevator, which has two rows of 6 silos each. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15197/
[A group picture at the driving of the first pile for the Texas Sugar Refinery in 1923]
A group of seven people (3 ladies and four men) pose in front of a tower structure. The third person from the left appears to be Helen Edmunds Moore. In the background is a long, one-story commercial building. On the back of the photograph is written: "Sugar Refinery March 1923". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15257/
[Helen Moore holding a stringer of fish in front of a cabin]
Helen Moore stands in front of a log cabin holding a fishing pole and a stringer of fish. The cabin is probably located at the Moore's Rainy Day Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15304/
[A portrait of Col. Hugh B. Moore]
A portrait of Col. Hugh B. Moore without his glasses. He is wearing a long-sleeved white shirt with a bow-tie. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15286/
[A portrait of Col. Hugh B. Moore]
A formal portrait of Col. Hugh B. Moore wearing a dark suit and a dotted bow tie. Col. Moore wears glasses in this portrait. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15244/
[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]
A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore looking to the right. Mrs. Moore wears a short hairstyle, parted on the left. She wears a tweed jacket over a blouse with a bar pin at the v-neckline. She is also wearing a string of pearls. On the back of the photograph is written: "Photo by Naschke." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15254/
[The Texas House of Representatives Appropriation Committee in 1935]
A group photograph of the Texas House of Representatives Appropriations Committee of the 44th Legislature in 1936. Seventeen men and one woman (Helen Edmunds Moore) are gathered around tables with documents in front of them. On the back of the photograph is written: "Lenard - Chairman, Clayton - V. [Chairman], Aiken, Atchison, Bergman, Butler, Dickison, dunlap of Hays Co., Dunlap [of] Kleburg [Co.], Good, Graves, Hyder, McKee, Moore, Roberts, Settle, Stinson, Stovall, Tilllery, Word Appropriations Committe of House of Representatives 44th Legislature 1936 - (Jan 1933 to Jan. 1937)." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15242/
[A view of the docks and pipelines under construction in Texas City in 1934]
Long lengths of pipeline lie on the ground near a dock. On the dock, men can be seen. A hoisting crane and a truck are near the docks. Other men gather near the hoisting crane. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15331/