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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Decade: 1910-1919
 Language: English
[Wreckage out toward North Beach]

[Wreckage out toward North Beach]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of wreckage out toward North Beach in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919.
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
[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
[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
[Miller residence]

[Miller residence]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the Miller residence with damages sustained in the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Front view of our house and the Miller house. X points to the wreckage that you don't see from the picture showing the backs of the houses and the sand bank as it is hid by the bank of sand. XX our house. XXX the Miller home. Notice how the mud has caked and cracked at XXXX. What you see in the yard there just above the no. 13 is a pool of oil that ruined things. Of course this was taken quite a little while after the storm. You see only the remains of what was once a beautiful lawn. The little tree you see at the side or our house and the Palm in front are all that kept it from floating away."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Damaged Corpus Christi neighborhood after the 1919 hurricane]

[Damaged Corpus Christi neighborhood after the 1919 hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a damaged neighborhood in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, “The block (now a sandy bank) back of Miller's. Lichtenstein's & our houses. You know it was full of houses."
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
[Goods drying outside furniture store]

[Goods drying outside furniture store]

Date: September 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of businesses downtown Corpus Christi after the 1919 hurricane. Clothing is hung on lines to dry in front of the furniture store. Horses and wagons stand in the street beside the businesses, Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Sept 1919 - East side of Chap. just north of Lichenstein's (old store) - goods hung out to dry."
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
[Remains of Loyd's House after the hurricane]

[Remains of Loyd's House after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of Loyd's House in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, “The remains of Loyd's house. You know it was there where the pretty salt cedars were before you go out on the pier to Loyd's Bath House where the Seashore Club was. Taken from the south side."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
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