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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Decade: 1910-1919
[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
[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
[Downtown Corpus Christi after the flood]

[Downtown Corpus Christi after the flood]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Seaside Hotel and debris]

[Seaside Hotel and debris]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
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."
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
[What is left of the Causeway in Corpus Christi]

[What is left of the Causeway in Corpus Christi]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Looking at hurricane wreckage north of the Courthouse]

[Looking at hurricane wreckage north of the Courthouse]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Debris on Chaparral Street]

[Debris on Chaparral Street]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[House on North Beach]

[House on North Beach]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History