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 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
[Diana Campbell Parr]

[Diana Campbell Parr]

Date: 1830/1850
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Diana Campbell Parr, daughter of privateer James Campbell and wife of Solomon Parr. Mrs. Campbell is wearing a long-sleeved, full-length dark dress with a bow at the neck and gloves.
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[Col. Hugh B. Moore and guest at the cabin]

[Col. Hugh B. Moore and guest at the cabin]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in hiking clothes, sits on a rock slab in front of the Moore cabin at the Rainy Day Ranch. Behind Col. Moore is an outside fireplace with a large stone chimney. A piece of folk art can be seen above the fireplace. An unknown man, also dressed in hiking clothes, sits to the left of Col. Moore.
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[An ice cream social at the First Methodist Church in Texas City around 1909]

[An ice cream social at the First Methodist Church in Texas City around 1909]

Date: 1906 - 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Three young ladies, dressed in white shirtfronts, lockets and long white skirts are sitting on chairs in a room eating ice cream. A young man, dressed in a dark suit jacket and plaid pants, eats ice cream from a large ladle. The ice cream tin and an extra plate sit on a wooden chair in front of the young ladies. The room holds other wooden chairs and a podium, behind the people. A map of the United States and a framed certificate are on the back wall. The room appears to be either a church or a court room. On the reverse of the photograph is written "Rev. Germany eating cream. Misses Whitney, Christine Davison and some other young lady. Note: Rev. Germany pastor of 1st Methodist Episcopal Church 1906 - 1909."
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[Passenger pier in Texas City]

[Passenger pier in Texas City]

Date: 1912 - 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: A long wooden pier, wide enough to hold automobile traffic, runs out into the bay. At the end of the pier, a structure of some kind can be seen. Electric poles line the left side of the pier. Three women dressed in long dresses and hats stand looking over the rail. Farther down the pier, an automobile and a single pedestrian share the pier.
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[Board of Trade Building in early Texas City]

[Board of Trade Building in early Texas City]

Date: 1907 - 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of the Texas City Board of Trade building in the early 1900's. The building is three stories high with Texas City National Bank and Goodson Drugstore on the ground floor at the right of the building. On the front of the building are large letters spelling "BOARD OF TRADE". On the side of the building with the bank and drugstore entrances and the letters "T C E L & W C O". Five automobiles and parked around the building. A number of men dressed in suits and hats are gathered outside the building.
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[Election poster for the first Texas City election in 1911]

[Election poster for the first Texas City election in 1911]

Date: September 16, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: A photographic reproduction of a campaign poster for the first city elections for the city of Texas City, held on Saturday, September 16, 1911. The poster reads as follows " Vote for W. P. Tarpey for mayor H. M. Coats and F. B. Davison for commissioners for a greater Texas City and a square deal for all Election Saturday, September 16th, 1911". At the bottom of the poster is printed "Fred F. Hunter, Printer, Galveston." The poster has no graphic decoration or color, and is printed in black and white letters.
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[Col. Hugh B. Moore in conversation with Congressman Clark Thompson and Ray Miller]

[Col. Hugh B. Moore in conversation with Congressman Clark Thompson and Ray Miller]

Date: 1940~
Creator: unknown
Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore stands between Ray Miller and Congressman Clark Thompson outside a governmental building in Washington D.C. The Capitol Building is in the background. All three men are dressed in business suits and hats. At the bottom of the picture is written: "To Col. H. B. Moore with [gap: illegible] and warm regards".
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[Texas City Post Office in 1908]

[Texas City Post Office in 1908]

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: A photographic print of the Texas City Post Office in 1908. The second building from the left along a dirt road, the post office is a two story wooden building with a flat roof and a porch. To the left of the post office is a large two story house with a fenced hard. To the right of the post office, down the road from the post office are several two story buildings. On the photograph, in front of the building with the flat roof, is written :"P. O."
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[Boaters at the Texas City Dike in 1929]

[Boaters at the Texas City Dike in 1929]

Date: September 1929
Creator: unknown
Description: Two children sit in a wooden boat near the edge of the bay. In the background, around the bay inlet are other boats pulled up onshore, an open-air, but covered pavilion, some smaller wooden buildings, and a pier.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Pierce-Fordyce Refinery in Texas City]

[Pierce-Fordyce Refinery in Texas City]

Date: 1920 - 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of part of the Pierce-Fordyce Refinery. A one story brick building stands at the far left. Two horizontal cylindrical storage tanks and a raised pipeline are to the right of the building. In the rear middle of the picture, a number of men gather near a large smokestack near a two story building.
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