Bottle.

Bottle.

Date: May 4, 1897
Creator: Phillips, George C.
Description: Patent for a bottle that has a mechanism near its opening, and when the cork is pulled out, it becomes impossible to refill the bottle and use it again. The point of this bottle is so that after it has been sealed, it cannot be opened and emptied without apparent evidence that it has been opened.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Texas City Disaster

Texas City Disaster

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the twisted wreckage of a 1940s automobile sitting beside a building.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[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)."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[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
[Texas City Post Office in 1908]

[Texas City Post Office in 1908]

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: A photographic print of the Texas City Post Office in 1908. The second building from the left along a dirt road, the post office is a two story wooden building with a flat roof and a porch. To the left of the post office is a large two story house with a fenced hard. To the right of the post office, down the road from the post office are several two story buildings. On the photograph, in front of the building with the flat roof, is written :"P. O."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Texas City harbor in 1919]

[Texas City harbor in 1919]

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of the port of Texas City from the docks in 1919. A one story wooden building with a lean-to porch is in the foreground. To the left, up the shoreline, a horse-drawn wagon stands near a series of small boats. A number of men, piles of boxes and kegs, are on the wooden wharves alongside the small boats. Beyond the small boats is a tug boat. On shore, a loading crane stands near an Ice wagon. On the other side of the slip, large cargo ships are at anchor. In the lower left hand corner of the photograph is written "Texas City Tex. Copyright E. E. Schlueter".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of Tin Types - 1948-09-04]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of Tin Types - 1948-09-04]

Date: September 4, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to the editor of Tin Types from John J. Herrera, criticizing the publication's article "La Caliente Tortillas." Herrera points out the discriminatory nature of the article and provides some background on the history of the corn tortilla and details how Mexican culture has influenced America and the world.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Texas City : first and second divisions.

Texas City : first and second divisions.

Date: [1893]
Creator: Texas City Improvement Company
Description: Map shows late nineteenth century lot numbers and harbor details in Texas City, Texas. Inset: [Map showing location of Texas City, Texas]. No scale noted.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Junior]

[Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Junior]

Date: unknown
Creator: Emken-Linton Burial Association
Description: Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Jr., Agent of Emken-Linton Burial Association in Texas City, Texas. Handwritten notes on the back list the name, address, and phone numbers of Alfred J. Hernandez of Houston, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Joe Ramos - 1947-11-19]

[Letter from Joe Ramos - 1947-11-19]

Date: November 19, 1947
Creator: Ramos, Joe
Description: Letter from Joe Ramos, a member of the Texas City League of United Latin American Citizens Council. He is asking for an update concerning the Texas City Council's request for a charter. The letter is addressed to "Dear Sir" and mentions that they had previously communicated with Mr. John Herrera about the charter.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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