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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Photograph of Hurricane-Ravaged Homes]

[Photograph of Hurricane-Ravaged Homes]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a number of homes that sustained damage during the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "X back of the Miller's house next door to us. XX little cottage back of Miller's and us. Out in the middle of the street, now on top of that big bank of shell."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Photograph of Hurricane Wreckage North of the Courthouse]

[Photograph of 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
[Photograph of Ice Factory Ruins]

[Photograph of Ice Factory Ruins]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the remains of the ice factories in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, “What is left of one of the ice factories. Notice the bales of cotton washed up here."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Photograph of Lichtenstein's Home]

[Photograph of Lichtenstein's Home]

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, notice the oil streaks, also how it leans against our little old shack."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Photograph of Lichtenstein's house]

[Photograph of 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
[Photograph of Little Brown Cottage in Shambles]

[Photograph of Little Brown Cottage in Shambles]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of an unidentified brown cottage in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. The cottage is falling apart after sustaining damage in the hurricane. Caption says, "Little brown cottage on the east side of the block south of us, right across from the Williams Hotel."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Photograph of Local Homes After Hurricane]

[Photograph of Local Homes After Hurricane]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a number of houses off their foundations in the aftermath of the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Notice this picture of the high sand bank that washed up back of us. You can see how high it is by the way it hides our house at X. O is the Rainey and Simpson house. XO the Hendrix house (mama's friend you know). Notice how the porch floor banisters and porch columns are missing there. XX is the wreck of the Miller home (you know he is the man we sent the telegram to) and XX are the houses that were across the street at the side of the Miller home." Written on the front of the photo, "Roy Miller Res."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Photograph of Magnolia Petroleum Co. and Hurricane Debirs]

[Photograph of Magnolia Petroleum Co. and Hurricane Debirs]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Photograph of Miller Residence]

[Photograph of Miller Residence]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Photograph of Mrs. Hendrix Porch After Hurricane]

[Photograph of Mrs. Hendrix Porch After 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
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