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[Photograph of Hurricane Damage on North Water Street]

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Photograph of four or five cottages damaged in the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "These are the cottages on North Water Street - the one near the X is out in the middle of the street. This is a paved street - or was - even if it does look like the beach now."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm.

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 43 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 contributed to the Rescuing Texas History 2007 collection with photos of the 1919 Hurricane; a category 4 storm that was one of the deadliest of the twentieth century with winds up to 110 mph, and waves cresting as high as 16 feet.

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Description

Photograph of four or five cottages damaged in the hurricane of 1919 in Corpus Christi. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "These are the cottages on North Water Street - the one near the X is out in the middle of the street. This is a paved street - or was - even if it does look like the beach now."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 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, 10:52 p.m.

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  • May 4, 2016, 4:55 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Shirkey, Marie. [Photograph of Hurricane Damage on North Water Street], photograph, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29021/: accessed January 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.