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[American Oil Company Refinery in Texas City in 1934]

[American Oil Company Refinery in Texas City in 1934]

Date: October 19, 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of the American Oil Refinery in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground, a man holds the reins to three mules in tandem, pulling something. A four wheeled car with metal drums and a flatbed truck can be seen behind the man. The refinery buildings, smokestacks and tanks and piping structures can be clearly seen in the picture. A row of railroad cars sit in front of the pipeline structure. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written "10-19-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[A portrait of Bob Wedell]

[A portrait of Bob Wedell]

Date: 1895 - 1903
Creator: unknown
Description: A formal portrait of Bob Wedell in a three-piece suit and tie. On the back of the photograph is written: "Bob Wedell."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[A portrait of Willie Wedell & John Anizan]

[A portrait of Willie Wedell & John Anizan]

Date: May 28, 1913
Creator: Savannah Photo Co.
Description: A formal portrait of two men. The man on the left, identified on the back as Willie Wedell, is sitting on a stool. The man on the right, identified as John Anizan, is standing with his right hand resting on the other man's left shoulder. Both men are dressed in two-piece dark suits with white dress shirts and bowties. Their jackets are open. John Anizan wears a pocket watch clipped to his jacket lapel and a pen or pencil in his jacket pocket. On the back of the postcard is written: "Dear Sister This Picture was taken when I come from worke Dont I look bored I got fired last night and put Back to work again Wel BYBY Wm. J. Wedell." The postcard is stamped "Savannah Photo Co. 24 E. Broughton Savannah Ga." It is addressed to Mrs. A. Pike Texas City Texas. The card is postmark stamped: "May 28 1913 5 - PM Savannah Ga." Written in ink over the back of the postcard are " X John Anizan brother of Tony" and "X Willie Wedell."
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[A view of the docks and pipelines under construction in Texas City in 1934]

[A view of the docks and pipelines under construction in Texas City in 1934]

Date: February 2, 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: Long lengths of pipeline lie on the ground near a dock. On the dock, men can be seen. A hoisting crane and a truck are near the docks. Other men gather near the hoisting crane.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[An aerial view of the American Oil storage tank farm in Texas City in 1935]

[An aerial view of the American Oil storage tank farm in Texas City in 1935]

Date: 1935
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial photograph of the white and black storage tanks in the American Oil Tank farm in Texas City. Some other refinery buildings can be seen about mid-photograph, behind the storage tanks. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil "1935." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company September 15, 1971."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[The Davison family in the early 1900's]

[The Davison family in the early 1900's]

Date: 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: A group photograph of the Davison family in front of the Davison home. On the back of the photograph is written: "L-R Christine D. (Jones), Margaret D. (Grainger), Florence Davison, Florence D. (Hart), Don Davison, Frank B. Davison, Perry A. Davison, George O. Davison, Gere D. (Kilgore). and "(approx. 1906)."
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[Solomon Parr]

[Solomon Parr]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Solomon Parr in a dark suit and white shirt. The print is a photograph of a photographic print taped to a wooden background, probably a wall.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Julia Cornelia Wilcox]

[Julia Cornelia Wilcox]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A portrait of Julia Cornelia Wilcox, wearing a dark, high-necked pleated blouse with a brooch at the neckline. She is wearing her hair up in a bun.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Pierce Petroleum in Texas City]

[Pierce Petroleum in Texas City]

Date: 1910 - 1935
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of Pierce Petroleum, formerly Texas City Refining Company, probably taken between 1910 and 1935. Eleven large round storage tanks can be seen on the far right side of the photograph. A smokestack is visible to the rear of a number of buildings of various sizes on the left side of the picture.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Grain elevator near the port in Texas City]

[Grain elevator near the port in Texas City]

Date: 1935 - 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of the grain elevator near the port in Texas City. The photograph is taken from the side of the grain elevator, which has two rows of 6 silos each.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library