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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Decade: 1910-1919
[W W Chapman apartment house after the storm]
Photograph of apartment house after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo,"A stucco rooming house across north of the Winona Hotel. Notice the man sitting up on the second story porch. That shows how scarce rooms were and are. Notice the oil streaks on the little house by it. That isn't a fair sample of what many are like - ours on the inside, for instance." Note from C.L. Beskin, "This was 4 unit apt. house on Twigg St between Chaparral and Water streets. Owned by Mr. W. W. Chapman." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29048/
[Wreckage where hotels once stood]
Photograph of buildings along the shoreline surrounded by debris after the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo reads, " Somewhere among the wreckage there is a paved street running back to the bay and this street ran along by the Seaside Hotel where the pretty salr cedar arbor was and back toward the Pavilion Hotel out over the bay. At the X is the Nueces Hotel and what you see on this side is the Horne (?) Apartments. This takes in about two blocks and over. All this, you know was full of buildings." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29001/
[Debris near the Methodist Church]
Methodist Church and two other buildings standing after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on back of photo,"Side street near the Methodist Church. The street where the street cars turn west to go to Hillcrest and Nueces Bay Heights." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29042/
[Sand bank near homes]
Photograph of two homes with a sand bank behind them after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Ours and Lichtenstein's houses showing the sand bank. A very poor picture and entirely too small to tell much about. Notice that the high board fence isn't needed now we have a bank instead." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29047/
[Goods drying outside furniture store]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29051/
[Lichtenstein's home]
Photograph of a house damaged in the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, " Lichtenstein's house, notice the oil streaks, also how it leans against our little old shack." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29008/
[Destruction near the Bay]
Looking towards the town from the bay area of Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "About a block and a half back from the bay. Near X you can see some of the machinery of the laundry still here. Notice the variety of things in the debris. This faces the bay. Everything in front was completely demolished". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29030/
[North Beach view after the hurricane]
Photograph of debris on the north beach in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29010/
[View of the Cotton Compress across the water]
Photograph of Cotton Compress near the Municipal Pier. Inscription on back of photo,"What is left of the Cotton Compress. This was near the Municipal Pier. This is taken looking northeast. Isn't the water pretty?" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29045/
[Remains of Loyd's house]
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" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29012/
[Remains of Loyd's House after the hurricane]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29034/
[Damaged Corpus Christi neighborhood after the 1919 hurricane]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29025/
[Downtown Corpus Christi after the flood]
Photograph of downtown Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Debris is being cleared in front of the Nueses Hotel, a furniture company and Lichtenstein's store. Inscribed on the back of the photo, " Clearing away wreckage down-town on Chapaeral St. Lichtenstein's have their things out trying to dry them. X is the Nueces Hotel. This is where the water was up in the lobby." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28997/
[Seaside Hotel and debris]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28982/
[Mrs. Hendrix on her porch after the hurricane]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28991/
[House and sand bank]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28987/
[What is left of the Causeway in Corpus Christi]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28981/
[Looking at hurricane wreckage north of the Courthouse]
Photograph of a man standing on a roof that lies on the ground after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Showing the street between the bay and the courthouse. Courthouse just across the street from the house at XXX. Our house located about at X, one block east and nearly a block north from the courthouse. XX is the back of the Rankin house. Looks undamaged here but if you could have seen it - even it would have been bad enough. Bay at O. Notice the rocking chair at the street crossing - just below O also the little house in the crossing." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29027/
[Debris on Chaparral Street]
Photograph of homes, hotels and debris in Corpus Christi after the 1919 hurricane. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "On Chaparral. X the Tatum house on the corner where the street cars turned to go to Nueces Bay Heights and Hillcrest. XX the Williams Hotel - the new brick hotel neat Rankins." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29018/
[House on North Beach]
Photograph of two women and a man standing by the ruins of a house after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of photo, "Taken at that house left on North Beach. Mama wasn't quite ready but you can see that big tree trunk that came from nobody - knows - where." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29002/
[Standing water on Peoples Street]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28986/
[The One House Left on North Beach]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28977/
[Lichtenstein's house]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28990/
[Houses and debris on Water Street]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28993/
[Simpson and Miller homes after the hurricane]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28994/
[Chaparral and Aubrey Street]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28988/
[North Beach after the Hurricane]
Photograph of the North Beach area after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, "Out near North Beach. The building is the Spohn Sanitarium which is one of the three buildings left on North Beach. Most of it is swept clean, even much of the wreckage." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28999/
[Devastation in Corpus Christi after the hurricane]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28985/
[Flood waters around the old Winona Hotel]
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!" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28984/
[Army Hospital]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28979/
[The Japonica, run aground]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28980/
[Distroyed causeway and railoroad bridge]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28992/
[Remains of the Winona Hotel]
Photograph of the Winona Hotel with a pole leaning in the foreground. This was taken after the hurricane that hit Corpus Christi in 1919. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Side view of remains of the Winona Hotel. Arrows show the way the street runs. You can see how far out it sat." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28998/
[North Beach after the 1919 hurricane]
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.)" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28989/
[Where the Japonica landed]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28996/
[Peoples Street when flooded]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28983/
[Scene of park after three weeks after the hurricane]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29046/
[Miller residence]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29038/
[Damaged Corpus Christi neighborhood after the 1919 hurricane]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29037/
[House without walls]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29009/
[Plaza Hotel]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29044/
[Artesian Park]
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 -) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29053/
[Chaparral Street with trees down]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29000/
[Remains of a hardware store]
Photograph of a heavily damaged hardware store after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Brick walls have been demolished by the storm. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "What is left of a hardware and implement store on Water Street." and "E.H. Caldwell Hdw. and Impl. The family company is still in business on Agnes Street - 1983 Bob Clark" Also a note , "Cotton bales are some of hundreds that washed in from the compress on Municipal Wharf - on waves they battered the downtown. C.L. Baskin" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29029/
[Given's house and Seaside Hotel]
Photograph of a house and a hotel that sustained damage from the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Sept. 1919 - Cor. Chap. and Taylor Sts. Royal Givens house (on corner) and all that's left of Seaside Hotel - the bay is to the right of the picture." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29050/
[Chaparral and Taylor Streets]
Photograph of debris and damage left from the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, " Sept. 1919, Corner of Chaparral and Taylor Streets - Looking toward bluff - the wrecked house in the foreground was the Cross Studio." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29054/
[Back of Winona Hotel and Tribble's Meat Market]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29011/
[Magnolia Petroleum Co. and debris from hurricane]
Photograph of the Magnolia Petroleum Company, a two-story home and debris from the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "On Mesquite Street near the State Hotel." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29035/
[Orchard and garden]
Photograph of an unidentified orchard and garden in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. The garden is not flooded at time of photograph. Flowers are visible in foreground, strawberries to left, and about ten different kinds of trees including pepper and acacia. River is visible from back door looking north. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29043/
[Wreckage of the causeway in Nueces Bay]
Photograph of Nueces Bay after the 1919 hurricane. Inscription on the back of photo, "Wreckage of the causeway - way out in Nueces Bay." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29005/
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