4th Artillery Headquarters after the hurricane, Texas City

4th Artillery Headquarters after the hurricane, Texas City

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: A group of soldiers sit and stand on a pile of wooden debris in a pathway between two rows of wooden Army buildings. The building on the left has no roof, but the roof beams remain. Soldiers have rolled-up sleeves, unbuttoned tunics and one soldier is hatless. Wording on phot front "4th Art. Hdqs. after the hurricane, Texas City." Wording in pencil on photo back "Aug. 16, 1915." The number "10." is written in the right hand corner.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[House surrounded by debris]

[House surrounded by debris]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of a two-story house surrounded by debris from the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Shingles and siding are torn from the house. Boards and bales of cotton are strewn about the area. Caption on the back reads, "The house and surrounding shoreline in no.19."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Artesian Park]

[Artesian Park]

Date: September 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of flooded park and surrounding buildings after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Sept. 1919 - Artesian Park - Looking east from Mesquite St. (La Playa Hotel on left - Tribble's Market - Givens Apts. and house across from it -)
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[View of the Cotton Compress across the water]

[View of the Cotton Compress across the water]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of Cotton Compress near the Municipal Pier. Inscription on back of photo,"What is left of the Cotton Compress. This was near the Municipal Pier. This is taken looking northeast. Isn't the water pretty?"
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Debris near the Methodist Church]

[Debris near the Methodist Church]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Methodist Church and two other buildings standing after the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscription on back of photo,"Side street near the Methodist Church. The street where the street cars turn west to go to Hillcrest and Nueces Bay Heights."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Chaparral and Taylor Streets]

[Chaparral and Taylor Streets]

Date: September 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of debris and damage left from the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, " Sept. 1919, Corner of Chaparral and Taylor Streets - Looking toward bluff - the wrecked house in the foreground was the Cross Studio."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Standing water on Peoples Street]

[Standing water on Peoples Street]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of two men standing knee deep in water before a home on Peoples Street in Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo, "This is on Peoples street and taken after the first wave. About two blocks from the bay."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
[Peoples Street when flooded]

[Peoples Street when flooded]

Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Description: Photograph of deep flood waters on Peoples Street in Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Written on the photo, "First wave on Peoples St."
Contributing Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History