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[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
[House and sand bank]

[House and sand bank]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a house with a large sand bank behind it. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Back of our house taken from the sand bank that was washed up there. You know how pretty and level it was there before the storm."
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
[Mrs. Hendrix on her porch after the hurricane]

[Mrs. Hendrix on her porch after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a woman standing on her back porch looking over the debris and wreckage left by the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, "A back yard across the street from us. Mrs. Hendrix and little girl. My friend you heard me speak of so often. She is standing on her back porch."
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[Lichtenstein's house]

[Lichtenstein's house]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a house damaged in the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, "Lichtenstein's house after the storm. See how it was washed over against our house. Notice that our house is without a foundation. Notice the oil on our porch posts. These pictures are so small they don't tell half of the story."
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[Houses and debris on Water Street]

[Houses and debris on Water Street]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of wrecked homes and debris along Water Street after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, "On Water Street where those pretty salt cedars and oleanders used to be. Down north of us."
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[Distroyed causeway and railoroad bridge]

[Distroyed causeway and railoroad bridge]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the causeway and railroad bridge near Corpus Christi after distruction of the 1919 hurricane. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "What was once the approach to the causeway. You remember the road along there was concrete or something of the sort. You can see the concrete blocks out in the bay. Railroad at the right."
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[Simpson and Miller homes after the hurricane]

[Simpson and Miller homes after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a couple homes left standing after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "This is in the block back of our house. All this was covered with houses. The dark streaks you see are oil streaks. X is the Simpson's house and XX Miller's."
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[Distroyed Municipal Pier]

[Distroyed Municipal Pier]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the concrete rubble and pilings where the Municipal Pier once stood before the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Three people are fishing at the water's edge. Inscription on the back states, "This is where the Municipal Pier used to be. Notice the people fishing. This is where we took the boat for Port Aransas."
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[Where the Japonica landed]

[Where the Japonica landed]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the Japonica wrecked on the shoreline. A small building stands precariously to the right. Inscription on the back of the photo, "This shows how far the yacht "Japonica" was carried out of the bay and lodged on the side of the bluff. It was anchored about at X. This picture is taken from the bluff above. XX is where the Cotton Compress stood."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History