[Debris From Gulf Tanker Explosion]

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Postcard of the debris after the explosion of Gulf Tanker "Venezuela." The tanker can be seen by the dock in the distance. The caption written on the photograph reads, "Explosion of the Gulf of Venezuela, Pt Arthur, Tex."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. April 11, 1926.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by the Museum of the Gulf Coast to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 179 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Museum of the Gulf Coast

Located in the coastal city of Port Arthur, the museum gives a glimpse into Texas' natural and cultural history. Materials cover notable eras in the state's past, from prehistoric times to the Civil War. It also includes materials on famous musicians and athletes from the Gulf Coast.

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Description

Postcard of the debris after the explosion of Gulf Tanker "Venezuela." The tanker can be seen by the dock in the distance. The caption written on the photograph reads, "Explosion of the Gulf of Venezuela, Pt Arthur, Tex."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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These photographs and postcards depict Jefferson, Harris, and Orange counties from the 1890s to the present day.

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  • April 11, 1926

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  • Feb. 6, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

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  • July 1, 2019, 5:38 p.m.

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[Debris From Gulf Tanker Explosion], postcard, April 11, 1926; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth202331/: accessed February 23, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.

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