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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[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
[Back of our house]

[Back of our house]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a damaged house in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, “Back of our house. Notice the windows also, where our kitchen used to be. We used to have to go up several steps to get into it, but not now."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Back of Winona Hotel and Tribble's Meat Market]

[Back of Winona Hotel and Tribble's Meat Market]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of buildings damaged in the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Back of the Winona Hotel and Tribble's Meat Market."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Cars overturned on the beach]

[Cars overturned on the beach]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of overturned cars on the beach in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, "Cars left on the beach after the storm. You see how clean it is swept. So many places are swept so clean or are so wrecked that you actually can't tell what they were or hardly tell where you are."
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
[Chaparral and Taylor Streets]

[Chaparral and Taylor Streets]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of debris in the flooded intersection of Chaparral and Taylor Streets after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of photo,"Corner of Chaparral and Taylor Streets, west from where the Pavilion and Seaside hotels were. Episcopalian Church about at X."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Chaparral Street north of drug store with storm debris]

[Chaparral Street north of drug store with storm debris]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of Chaparral Street, flooded with a large pile of debis. Plaza Hotel stands to the right. Inscription on back of photo reads, "Chaparral St. just north of the city Drug Store. X shows the Plaza Hotel (the one across from the park) out in the middle of the street. You know there were buildings all along where the vacant spots are now. The picture covers two blocks. X the Horne Apartments."
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
[Damaged two-story building]

[Damaged two-story building]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a heavily-damaged two-story brick and concrete building. Inscription on the back of the photo, "You can see how close this is to the bay - just across a paved street - and see how bare it is all around. This was full of buildings, notice the thick brick walls covered with a concrete layer. This is just across the street south of the Nueces Hotel."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Debris after the hurricane]

[Debris after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Piles of debris after the hurricane in 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo,"X is the old Japonica washed up on the side of the bluff on South Broadway. This is down near the Municipal Pier."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
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