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  Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
 Decade: 1940-1949
[Col. Hugh B. Moore in conversation with Congressman Clark Thompson and Ray Miller]

[Col. Hugh B. Moore in conversation with Congressman Clark Thompson and Ray Miller]

Date: 1940~
Creator: unknown
Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore stands between Ray Miller and Congressman Clark Thompson outside a governmental building in Washington D.C. The Capitol Building is in the background. All three men are dressed in business suits and hats. At the bottom of the picture is written: "To Col. H. B. Moore with [gap: illegible] and warm regards".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[J. B. Hamblen in his office at Pan American Refinery in Texas City]

[J. B. Hamblen in his office at Pan American Refinery in Texas City]

Date: 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: J. B. Hamblen sits at a table in an office looking at paperwork. On a table behind him sits a telephone. On the back of the photograph is written in cursive: "J. B. Hamblen, Pan American Refinery Corp., Texas City, Texas, 1940's".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Near the Post Office and the Showboat Theater in Texas City]

[Near the Post Office and the Showboat Theater in Texas City]

Date: 1940 - 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Looking north up 6th Street North in the downtown area of Texas City. Cars are parked on both sides of the road. Other cars travel in both directions on the street. A number of people can be seen standing on the corner or walking near the large multi-storied Post Office with the tall flag pole which stands on the corner of the street. Small businesses line both sides of the street. On the left side, beyond the Post Office on the corner, are signs identifying the first building as "Hetherington's Jewelry", and the second building as "Insurance" and "Shoes". On the right side of the street, about two blocks down is a tall multi-storied sign reading "Showboat", [i.e. the Showboat Theater]. A taxi is in the street near the Post Office building on the left corner.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[The Davison home before restoration]

[The Davison home before restoration]

Date: 1945 - 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of the Davison home before restoration began in the 1990's. The house has three stories with large porches off parts of the lower two stories, and a gabled tower on one corner. A small wooden building can be seen to the far left of the house. The house is in need of repainting. On top of the photograph on the front side is written in cursive writing :"Home of Florence Haver Davison & Frank B. Davison."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of refinery and port facilities before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of refinery and port facilities before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of a portion of the Texas City port area before the 1947 disaster including the SeaTrain loading crane, warehouses, refinery facilities, and storage tanks.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of refinery facilities and the storage tank farm before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of refinery facilities and the storage tank farm before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the refinery facilities and the storage tank farm in Texas City before the 1947 Disaster. The smoke stack and power house is also visible on the far left. A residential area can be seen on the far right in the distance.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the Pan American Refinery in Texas City in 1947]

[Aerial view of the Pan American Refinery in Texas City in 1947]

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the Pan American Refinery complex in Texas City in 1947. On the reverse side of the photograph is written: "Texas City Texas 1947 Pan Am Refinery".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the Pan American Refinery in Texas City in 1947]

[Aerial view of the Pan American Refinery in Texas City in 1947]

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the Pan American Refinery in Texas City in 1947. On the reverse side of the photograph is written: "Texas City, Tex 1947 Pan Am Refinery".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Airplanes at a small airport]

[Airplanes at a small airport]

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: At the far left, one small biplane sits on a runway. Two men are near that plane. Off the runway, in the grass, is a small airplane with a prop engine on the right wing. It's call number is NC65212. There are barrels and what appears to be an engine part near the plane. Further in the distance is another small plane parked in the grass.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Downtown businesses before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Downtown businesses before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Two rows of parked cars line the street in front of stores in the business district.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
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