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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Decade: 1910-1919
[The One House Left on North Beach]

[The One House Left on North Beach]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of lone beach house after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo," This is the one house left on North Beach. Shows them repairing it. At X you see a corner of the Army Hospital." Note by C.L.B. - the McDonald house.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Wreckage near the causeway]

[Wreckage near the causeway]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of aftermath of the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. A square structure sits in a pool of water. Inscription on back of photo,"More storm wreckage near the causeway. Don't know what this is nor where it came from."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Army Hospital]

[Army Hospital]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the Army Hospital after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on back of photo, " The remains of the Army Hospital (this used to be the Beach Hotel) These parts of the second story porch that are gone are concrete. Isn't much of the pretty lawn in sight now."
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 a boat, the Japonica, after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo,"The old Japonica where it was washed up near the bluff by the storm. They are trying to fix it up and get it back into the bay."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[What is left of the Causeway in Corpus Christi]

[What is left of the Causeway in Corpus Christi]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the remains of the causeway that once crossed the bay in Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo, " X is all that is left of the causeway. What you see there is the railroad track. You remember the causeway was built of heavy concrete."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Seaside Hotel and debris]

[Seaside Hotel and debris]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the destruction at the Seaside Hotel in Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo,"This is the Seaside Hotel - one of the oldest in town. In front of it is where that pretty big salt cedar arbor was. You can see what there is left. Notice how the sidewalk is even torn up. This hotel was also one of those buildings covered with concrete. Only one of the pretty palms in front is left."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[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
[Flood waters around the old Winona Hotel]

[Flood waters around the old Winona Hotel]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the remains of the old Winona Hotel in standing water after the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo,"The four rooms of the old Winona Hotel that were left standing - sitting out in the street. Of course the streets run the way the arrows point even though you can't tell it and the park os there - if you can get it figured out about XX. See the bed upstairs in the room!"
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
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