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[Peoples Street when flooded]

[Peoples Street when flooded]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of deep flood waters on Peoples Street in Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Written on the photo, "First wave on Peoples St."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Devastation in Corpus Christi after the hurricane]

[Devastation in Corpus Christi after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of damaged area of Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Inscribed on the back of the photo, " The corner just a block north of the city drug store (you know it is about a half block north of our store) See how nice the houses in the background look up there on the bluff out of harms way."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Standing water on Peoples Street]

[Standing water on Peoples Street]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of two men standing knee deep in water before a home on Peoples Street in Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo, "This is on Peoples street and taken after the first wave. About two blocks from the bay."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Chaparral and Aubrey Street]

[Chaparral and Aubrey Street]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of building after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "At the corner south of our house. the way things looked when we rolled in from Missouri - after lots of cleaning up had been done, our house located back of that house roof just below the X. See that big timber at the bottom of the roof? That's the kind that did a lot of the damage coming in from the gulf." Written on front of photo, "Cor. Chaparral and Aubrey Sts."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[North Beach after the 1919 hurricane]

[North Beach after the 1919 hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of boards from destroyed buildings along the North Beach area of Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. One building of the Spohn Sanitarium is in the right background of the photo. Inscription on the back of the photo, "Just a North Beach scene. Showing what is left of the Spohn Sanitarium. One of the three buildings left out there. This picture covers five or six blocks. (Maybe not over three you can hardly tell now.)"
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Downtown Corpus Christi after the flood]

[Downtown Corpus Christi after the flood]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of downtown Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Debris is being cleared in front of the Nueses Hotel, a furniture company and Lichtenstein's store. Inscribed on the back of the photo, " Clearing away wreckage down-town on Chapaeral St. Lichtenstein's have their things out trying to dry them. X is the Nueces Hotel. This is where the water was up in the lobby."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Chaparral Street with trees down]

[Chaparral Street with trees down]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of houses on Chaparral Street by the Seashore Club. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Down by the Seashore Club (Loyd's Pier). Notice the pretty salt cedar from the arbor, also another if those big tree trunks. There have been streets here but not now." Written on the front of the photo, "Chaparral St."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[The Japonica, run aground]

[The Japonica, run aground]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the Japonica sitting on the beach in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[North Beach view after the hurricane]

[North Beach view after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of debris on the north beach in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Remains of Loyd's house]

[Remains of Loyd's house]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of debris and boards near the Bay Front after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Between Chaparral Street and Bay near Loyd's pier and bath house near the Methodist Church. X what is left of Loyd's house. You know what a pretty salt cedar arbor there was too." Written on the front of the photo, " Bay Front"
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
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