[Photograph of Lichtenstein's house]

Description

Photograph of a house damaged in the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, "Lichtenstein's house after the storm. See how it was washed over against our house. Notice that our house is without a foundation. Notice the oil on our porch posts. These pictures are so small they don't tell half of the story."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11 cm.

Creation Information

Shirkey, Marie 1919.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 81 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

The Museum collects and preserves objects that relate to the history of the city. They provide educational resources, children's exhibits, historical collections, and more in pursuit of encouraging exploration of the South Texas region's history and preservation of its unique culture. A Rescuing Texas History grant aided in preservation efforts.

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Photograph of a house damaged in the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Inscription on the back of the photo, "Lichtenstein's house after the storm. See how it was washed over against our house. Notice that our house is without a foundation. Notice the oil on our porch posts. These pictures are so small they don't tell half of the story."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • 1919

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  • Oct. 14, 2007, 10:55 p.m.

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  • May 4, 2016, 11:42 a.m.

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Shirkey, Marie. [Photograph of Lichtenstein's house], photograph, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28990/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.