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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Decade: 1910-1919
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[House surrounded by debris]

[House surrounded by debris]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a two-story house surrounded by debris from the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Shingles and siding are torn from the house. Boards and bales of cotton are strewn about the area. Caption on the back reads, "The house and surrounding shoreline in no.19."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Remaining business section of town]

[Remaining business section of town]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a row of businesses that remain standing after the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Caption on back of photo, " Some of the best looking parts of the wrecked part of the business section. This is in the block back of Water Street. It is so small it doesn't show up much. I believe this is where the laundry stood. It's rather hard to recognize the wrecks of places even if you were familiar with the location before the storm. You almost don't recognize your own home." Also noted by C.S. Baskin, " Building on the right was W.O.W. Hall - now a 2 story concrete parking garage is on this corner - the next building, center of picture was Captain Kennedy's office"
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
[The park under water]

[The park under water]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the park in downtown Corpus Christi which is flooded after the hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo, "The park - after people were able to take a few pictures before the water was all down. X is the old Winona Hotel sitting with one end out in the street."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Wreckage at the Electric Light Plant]

[Wreckage at the Electric Light Plant]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the rubble and debris at the Electric powerplant after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Down at the electric light plant. This is where we get our power for lights now."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Plaza Hotel]

[Plaza Hotel]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the Plaza Hotel with one side of the lower level missing. Two men are walking past the building. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "The Plaza Hotel right across east of the park. it is right in the middle of the street. You know it extended back east almost a block. The old Winona."
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 an unidentified Corpus Christi neighborhood around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Debris is strewn everywhere and the homes have sustained intensive damage.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[House without walls]

[House without walls]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a two-story house whose front walls are missing. Inscription on back of photo, "This is also brick covered with concrete. It is not stucco but hard concrete. This was one of the oldest houses here and was the same distance from the bay as the other - that is it was on the same side of Water St. But there were buildings across the street between it and the bay. Notice the furniture upstairs."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Artesian Park]

[Artesian Park]

Date: September 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of flooded park and surrounding buildings after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Sept. 1919 - Artesian Park - Looking east from Mesquite St. (La Playa Hotel on left - Tribble's Market - Givens Apts. and house across from it -)
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Scene of park after three weeks after the hurricane]

[Scene of park after three weeks after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a park in Corpus Christi, Texas that suffered great damage caused by a hurricane in 1919. Crews had been cleaning for 3 weeks at the time of the photograph. Debris is visible strewn all across the park. Several buildings are standing but damaged.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
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