Date: April 16, 1947
Description: A building shows damage after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. The building has wide double entry doors and a long addition at a 90 degree angle to the rear of the building. Damage to the front facade and window above the entrance doors is visible, and damage to the stone or stucco on the right front corner can be seen. A ladder leads up to the roof on the left rear, and debris is visible along that side of the building. On the reverse side of the photograph is written: "Possible could be St. Marys Catholic Church". Since identified as the fellowship hall of the First Methodist Church of Texas City.
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