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Residences Damaged by Storm]

Residences Damaged by Storm]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of storm damage on the corner of Water and Resaca in Corpus Christi, Texas. A pile of debris in the street stretches the length of three homes; one house is owned by Henry Edwards. Amongst the debris, there is the remains of a building that says "Grocery Meat Market." Text at the bottom-left of the image says "Henry Edwards Home[,] Cor. Water & Resaca."
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
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