[Distroyed Municipal Pier]

Description

Photograph of the concrete rubble and pilings where the Municipal Pier once stood before the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Three people are fishing at the water's edge. Inscription on the back states, "This is where the Municipal Pier used to be. Notice the people fishing. This is where we took the boat for Port Aransas."

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1 photographic print : 2.75 in. x 4.5 in.

Creation Information

Shirkey, Marie 1919.

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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 70 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History collects and preserves objects that relate to the history of Corpus Christi and all of South Texas. They provide educational resources, children's exhibits, historical collections, and much more, all in pursuit of encouraging exploration of the region's history and preservation of its unique culture. It received a Rescuing Texas History grant to help in preservation efforts.

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Photograph of the concrete rubble and pilings where the Municipal Pier once stood before the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Three people are fishing at the water's edge. Inscription on the back states, "This is where the Municipal Pier used to be. Notice the people fishing. This is where we took the boat for Port Aransas."

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1 photographic print : 2.75 in. x 4.5 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • 1919

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  • Oct. 14, 2007, 10:54 p.m.

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  • May 13, 2011, 5:28 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Shirkey, Marie. [Distroyed Municipal Pier], photograph, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28995/: accessed February 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.