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Aerial View of Flood

Description: Aerial photograph of the 1938 flood. Looking Northeast from Congress Avenue, south of the Colorado River. Palm School in center background.
Date: July 26, 1938
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Exterior of Wreckage

Description: Exterior view of the wreckage of the New London School after an explosion. Three unidentified men are standing with their backs to the camera.
Date: 1937-03~
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Photographer

Description: Close-up of an unidentified photographer seated on a hard case with his press camera resting in his left hand on his left knee at the scene of the New London School explosion.
Date: 1937-03~
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Soup Line

Description: Unidentified men and women wait in line for soup and coffee at the scene of the New London School explosion.
Date: March 18, 1937
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore looking to the right. Mrs. Moore wears a short hairstyle, parted on the left. She wears a tweed jacket over a blouse with a bar pin at the v-neckline. She is also wearing a string of pearls. On the back of the photograph is written: "Photo by Naschke."
Date: 1935
Creator: Naschke
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[An aerial view of American Oil storage tanks in Texas City in 1934]

Description: An aerial view of two large round black storage tanks of American Oil in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground are other refinery structures. Behind the large storage tanks can be seen some one-story buildings. Further back can be seen some homes and other structures. On the horizon can be seen other structures and the water tower. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil :"2-12-34". Taped to the back of the photograph is a label that reads: "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company September 15, 1971."
Date: February 12, 1934
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[An aerial view of construction in Texas City in 1934]

Description: An aerial view of several construction sites in Texas City. At the bottom left, the foundation of a large building is in place and several men are walking within the building perimeters. At the bottom right the concrete walls and internal supports of another building have been built. About mid-picture the first floor of a large industrial building has been completed. A line of automobiles are parked along a wide dirt road between the construction sites. These sites appear to be refinery buildings and lines of pipelines, and power poles, surrounded by security fencing can be seen. In the background are scattered houses. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written :"1-13-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971"
Date: January 13, 1934
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library