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[Pierce Petroleum in Texas City]

[Pierce Petroleum in Texas City]

Date: 1910 - 1935
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of Pierce Petroleum, formerly Texas City Refining Company, probably taken between 1910 and 1935. Eleven large round storage tanks can be seen on the far right side of the photograph. A smokestack is visible to the rear of a number of buildings of various sizes on the left side of the picture.
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[Kohfeldt school in Texas City]

[Kohfeldt school in Texas City]

Date: 1910 - 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Kohfeldt School in Texas City about 1910. The school is a two-story brick building. Five young children stand in front of the school at the left. Three children stand at the top of the front stairs. An adult is walking up the steps.
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[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".
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[Passenger pier in Texas City]

[Passenger pier in Texas City]

Date: 1912 - 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: A long wooden pier, wide enough to hold automobile traffic, runs out into the bay. At the end of the pier, a structure of some kind can be seen. Electric poles line the left side of the pier. Three women dressed in long dresses and hats stand looking over the rail. Farther down the pier, an automobile and a single pedestrian share the pier.
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[Memorial Park in Texas City]

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of Memorial Park from outside the wall. The angel statue and the monument near the reflecting pool can be seen in the distance. Near the monument, several men are standing. A grounds-keeping truck is visible in the distance.
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After the storm, Texas City

After the storm, Texas City

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Two buildings along a road with another building a a water tower in the background. The building to the left has heavy structural damage to the side facing the road and is braced in the right front corner with a pole or board. The building to the right is surrounded by debris from the structure and its contents. A large piece of debris lies in the road near the forefront of the picture. A water tower and other buildings are visible in the distance. Clothing, quilts or blankets and a pillow are hanging on lines in the foreground. Wording on photo front: "After the storm Texas City." The number "22" is written on the photo. Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
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After the storm Texas City

After the storm Texas City

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Saddled horse with no rider stands in front of a sailboat lying on its side in a field. The sails are torn and tangled. Wording on photo front "After the storm Texas City." the number "30" is marked on the photo. Wording on back "Aug 16, 1915."
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Texas City after the storm

Texas City after the storm

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: A large flooded area with plant growth sticking up fills the bottom half of the picture. Behind the flooded area, two large buildings are visible. The sign on the nearer building reads "Cold Storage Artesian Ice & Cold Storage Co." The building behind and to the left of it is a multi-storied commercial building with a sign on which only the word "Ice" is legible. Roof damage is visible on the storage facility, and building damage is visible on an upper storage unit of the ice plant. A water tower on stilts is visible in the far left portion of the photo. On the right hand side, in the distance, the outlines of a number of structures can be seen, including a substantial two-story building. Wording on photo front "Texas City after the storm, RY Sta. and Ice plant." The number '6'. is marked on the photo. "RY Sta" may mean "Railway Station." Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
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[Memorial Park in Texas City]

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of the reflecting pool at Memorial Park. A monument stands at the far right, but the wording on the monument is not readable. In the background is a truck with four men working on landscaping around one of the walks.
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After the hurricane, Texas City

After the hurricane, Texas City

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Boat run aground along the railroad tracks in front of buildings and listing heavily. Telephone pole in front of boat leaning to the right approx. 15 degrees. Debris and another listing telephone pole are visible to the right of the buildings. Wording on photo front "38 After the Hurricane Texas City." Most likely taken after the August 16, 1915 hurricane at Texas City, Texas. Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
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