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  Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
 County: Galveston County, TX
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
[The Altar monument in Memorial Park in Texas City]

[The Altar monument in Memorial Park in Texas City]

Date: 1991
Creator: unknown
Description: A close-up view of the Altar memorial at Memorial Park in Texas City. A stone book lies open on a stone altar. On the front of the memorial is engraved "In memoriam those who lost their lives in the Texas City Disaster of April 16, 1947". On the back of the photograph is typed "A stone altar was part of the original cemetery and remains as part of the restoration and enhancement completed in 1991."
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[The Davison home after restoration]

[The Davison home after restoration]

Date: 1990 - 1999
Creator: unknown
Description: A front view of the Davison house after restoration. The house has three stories, a front porch, and a gabled tower. A flag pole stands on the far left in the front yard with a flag flying.
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[A commercial building in Texas City]

[A commercial building in Texas City]

Date: c. 1940 - 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: An unidentified two-story commercial building stands on the northwest corner of Texas Avenue and Third Street in Texas City. Line markers for parking places are visible in the foreground, so the building is in the business district, although the building on the left was a residence. Three identical signs are posted on the floor-to-ceiling ground floor windows on the left end of the building. To the left of the building, pipes and other materials lie on the ground near another two-story building. To the far right of the picture a sign reading "Frank's Taxi Service" hangs on the side of another building that was once a pawn shop. A car is driving down the street.
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[General Frederick Funston]

[General Frederick Funston]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph is a portrait of a U.S. army office wearing a full dress uniform two stars on shoulder epaulets and "U.S." designation on collar. The photo appears to be an official Army officer portrait, taken from mid-chest up and in slight profile. Wording on photo back: "B Funston, Frederick #32." Funston commanded the 2d Division, U.S. Army in Texas City.
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[Jimmy Wedell and Edith Wedell]

[Jimmy Wedell and Edith Wedell]

Date: c. 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: A woman in her late twenties or early thirties, dressed in a plain, long, white dress stands next to a boy of about ten. The boy is dressed in a long-sleeved white shirt, knickers and a tie and wears no shoes or socks. On the back of the photograph is written: "Jimmie Wadell [sic, corr: Jimmy Wedell] & Mother Edith."
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[Julia Cornelia Wilcox]

[Julia Cornelia Wilcox]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A portrait of Julia Cornelia Wilcox, wearing a dark, high-necked pleated blouse with a brooch at the neckline. She is wearing her hair up in a bun.
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[Memorial Park in Texas City]

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of Memorial Park from outside the wall. The angel statue and the monument near the reflecting pool can be seen in the distance. Near the monument, several men are standing. A grounds-keeping truck is visible in the distance.
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[Memorial Park in Texas City]

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of the reflecting pool at Memorial Park. A monument stands at the far right, but the wording on the monument is not readable. In the background is a truck with four men working on landscaping around one of the walks.
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[Memorial Park in Texas City]

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of the reflecting pool at Memorial Park taken near the walkway and monument. Across the road can be seen houses and businesses.
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[The Moore family home]

[The Moore family home]

Date: c. 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: A frontal view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge with a gate fronts the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard. Two automobiles are parked along the curb in front.
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