[The Altar Monument in Memorial Park in Texas City] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [The Altar Monument in Memorial Park in Texas City]

Date

  • Creation: 1991
  • Digitized: 2006-04

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: A close-up view of the Altar memorial at Memorial Park in Texas City. A stone book lies open on a stone altar. On the front of the memorial is engraved "In memoriam those who lost their lives in the Texas City Disaster of April 16, 1947". On the back of the photograph is typed "A stone altar was part of the original cemetery and remains as part of the restoration and enhancement completed in 1991."
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Subject

  • Keyword: Texas City Disaster
  • Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (LC): Monuments & memorials - Texas - Texas City
  • Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (LC): Sculpture - Texas - Texas City
  • Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (LC): Cemeteries - Texas - Texas City - 1947
  • Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (LC): Parks - Texas - Texas City - 1947
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
  • Keyword: city parks
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Customs - Funerals - Cemeteries
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Arts and Crafts - Sculptures
  • Keyword: monuments

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1991

Collection

  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
    Code: SG06

Institution

  • Name: Moore Memorial Public Library
    Code: MMPL

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: ntbka-031

Note

  • Display Note: Memorial Park is the site of the mass burial for victims of the 1947 Texas City Disaster.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: UMAX Powerlook 2100 XL