Lot and Block Book of Texas City, Galveston County

Lot and Block Book of Texas City, Galveston County

Date: 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Lot and block maps of Texas, City, Texas, 1902-1911: showing names of property owners, dimensions, lot numbers, block numbers, and street number of each block.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Crowd at Airport]

[Crowd at Airport]

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large crowd of men and women at an airport in Port Arthur, Texas, waiting for Mickey Rooney to arrive. He was in town for a show benefiting Texas City after a natural disaster.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Bob Wedell]

[Bob Wedell]

Date: 1900 - 1903
Creator: unknown
Description: Bob Wedell, dressed in a white shirt, dark pants and tie, stands with one hand on his hip outside. Behind him can be seen a house, some trees and a fence. There is a black area on the print from the left center to the center bottom of the image.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Gottfried Moller]

[Gottfried Moller]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of a sketch of Gottfried Moller, dressed in a dark suit, white shirt and dark string tie. The sketch is taped to a wooden background, probably a wall.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Henry Wilcox]

[Henry Wilcox]

Date: 1840 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of a sketch of Henry Wilcox, an early settler of Shoal Point. In the sketch, Mr. Wilcox is wearing a dark suit coat, a white shirt and black bow tie.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Diana Campbell Parr]

[Diana Campbell Parr]

Date: 1830/1850
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Diana Campbell Parr, daughter of privateer James Campbell and wife of Solomon Parr. Mrs. Campbell is wearing a long-sleeved, full-length dark dress with a bow at the neck and gloves.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Jimmy Wedell and Edith Wedell]

[Jimmy Wedell and Edith Wedell]

Date: c. 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: A woman in her late twenties or early thirties, dressed in a plain, long, white dress stands next to a boy of about ten. The boy is dressed in a long-sleeved white shirt, knickers and a tie and wears no shoes or socks. On the back of the photograph is written: "Jimmie Wadell [sic, corr: Jimmy Wedell] & Mother Edith."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[American Oil Company workers in 1934]

[American Oil Company workers in 1934]

Date: October 19, 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: A group photograph of American Oil workers in 1934. A group of 28 men in light coats or jackets, some wearing shirts and ties, some wearing outdoor work clothes, have gathered for a group photograph. The photograph is taken on a dirt clearing in front of a wooden building. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written "2-14-34." 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
[At the Texas City Sulphur Dock in 1921]

[At the Texas City Sulphur Dock in 1921]

Date: 1921
Creator: unknown
Description: Three women and two men, stand posing at the foot of a large pile on the docks near the SeaTrain loading crane in Texas City. The men are dressed in dark suits, ties and hats and the women are dressed in formal or dressy clothes and hats. On the back of the photograph is written: "Morton, Terry, Gustavos, Walker and Co. Sulfur Dock. T.C." William R. Blocker is also in the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[An aerial view of construction in Texas City in 1934]

[An aerial view of construction in Texas City in 1934]

Date: January 13, 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of several construction sites in Texas City. At the bottom left, the foundation of a large building is in place and several men are walking within the building perimeters. At the bottom right the concrete walls and internal supports of another building have been built. About mid-picture the first floor of a large industrial building has been completed. A line of automobiles are parked along a wide dirt road between the construction sites. These sites appear to be refinery buildings and lines of pipelines, and power poles, surrounded by security fencing can be seen. In the background are scattered houses. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written :"1-13-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971"
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
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