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  Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[What is left of the ice factories]

[What is left of the ice factories]

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
[Where the Japonica landed]

[Where the Japonica landed]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the Japonica wrecked on the shoreline. A small building stands precariously to the right. Inscription on the back of the photo, "This shows how far the yacht "Japonica" was carried out of the bay and lodged on the side of the bluff. It was anchored about at X. This picture is taken from the bluff above. XX is where the Cotton Compress stood."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Woman, Automobile, and Fish]

[Woman, Automobile, and Fish]

Date: unknown
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a woman standing next to an automobile. There is a large fish hanging from the roof of the car. There is a house in the background.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Wreckage at the Electric Light Plant]

[Wreckage at the Electric Light Plant]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of the rubble and debris at the Electric powerplant after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Down at the electric light plant. This is where we get our power for lights now."
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
[Wreckage of the causeway in Nueces Bay]

[Wreckage of the causeway in Nueces Bay]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of Nueces Bay after the 1919 hurricane. Inscription on the back of photo, "Wreckage of the causeway - way out in Nueces Bay."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Wreckage out toward North Beach]

[Wreckage out toward North Beach]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of wreckage out toward North Beach in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919.
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Wreckage where hotels once stood]

[Wreckage where hotels once stood]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of buildings along the shoreline surrounded by debris after the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo reads, " Somewhere among the wreckage there is a paved street running back to the bay and this street ran along by the Seaside Hotel where the pretty salr cedar arbor was and back toward the Pavilion Hotel out over the bay. At the X is the Nueces Hotel and what you see on this side is the Horne (?) Apartments. This takes in about two blocks and over. All this, you know was full of buildings."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
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