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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Decade: 1910-1919
[Standing water on Peoples Street]

[Standing water on Peoples Street]

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

[The One House Left on North Beach]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Lichtenstein's house]

[Lichtenstein's house]

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

[Houses and debris on Water Street]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Simpson and Miller homes after the hurricane]

[Simpson and Miller homes after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
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
[North Beach after the Hurricane]

[North Beach after the Hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Devastation in Corpus Christi after the hurricane]

[Devastation in Corpus Christi after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Flood waters around the old Winona Hotel]

[Flood waters around the old Winona Hotel]

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