[Back of our house]

Description

Photograph of a damaged house in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, “Back of our house. Notice the windows also, where our kitchen used to be. We used to have to go up several steps to get into it, but not now."

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1 photographic print , b&w : 3.25 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 76 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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Description

Photograph of a damaged house in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. Caption says, “Back of our house. Notice the windows also, where our kitchen used to be. We used to have to go up several steps to get into it, but not now."

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1 photographic print , b&w : 3.25 in. x 4.5 in.

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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, 10:52 p.m.

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  • April 29, 2011, 7:49 p.m.

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Shirkey, Marie. [Back of our house], photograph, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29019/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.