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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Decade: 1910-1919
[Back of our house]

[Back of our house]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a damaged house in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, “Back of our house. Notice the windows also, where our kitchen used to be. We used to have to go up several steps to get into it, but not now."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Distroyed Municipal Pier]

[Distroyed Municipal Pier]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the concrete rubble and pilings where the Municipal Pier once stood before the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Three people are fishing at the water's edge. Inscription on the back states, "This is where the Municipal Pier used to be. Notice the people fishing. This is where we took the boat for Port Aransas."
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 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 near the causeway]

[Wreckage near the causeway]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of aftermath of the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. A square structure sits in a pool of water. Inscription on back of photo, "More storm wreckage near the causeway. Don't know what this is nor where it came from."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Debris near the Methodist Church]

[Debris near the Methodist Church]

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