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[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
[Debris after the hurricane]

[Debris after the hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Piles of debris after the hurricane in 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo,"X is the old Japonica washed up on the side of the bluff on South Broadway. This is down near the Municipal Pier."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Debris around street and Spohn Sanitarium]

[Debris around street and Spohn Sanitarium]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of debris strewn around a street in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Spohn Sanitarium can be seen in the background.
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
[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
[Devastation in Corpus Christi after a Hurricane]

[Devastation in Corpus Christi after a Hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the damaged area of Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. There is an inscription on the back of the photo that reads: " 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
[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
[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
[Group of Men and Women on the Beach]

[Group of Men and Women on the Beach]

Date: unknown
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Group of unidentified men and women standing on the beach by the Gulf of Mexico. Many of them are wearing hats.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Hardin Court Grocery and Market]

[Hardin Court Grocery and Market]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a concrete building that is half gone after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Written on the front of the building is "Dignified Helpful Credit Co." and "Hardin Court Grocery and Market" Inscribed on the back of the photo, "What is left of Hardin Court. You know this was a concrete building here. This was so full of houses in here that you could barely see between them. Of course the street has been cleared. These were all taken three weeks after the storm you know and not half as bad as it was."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
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