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[The Altar Monument in Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description: A close-up view of the Altar memorial at Memorial Park in Texas City. A stone book lies open on a stone altar. On the front of the memorial is engraved "In memoriam those who lost their lives in the Texas City Disaster of April 16, 1947". On the back of the photograph is typed "A stone altar was part of the original cemetery and remains as part of the restoration and enhancement completed in 1991."
Date: 1991
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[The Davison home after restoration]

Description: A front view of the Davison house after restoration. The house has three stories, a front porch, and a gabled tower. A flag pole stands on the far left in the front yard with a flag flying.
Date: [1990..1999]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. Moore and Army officers]

Description: Five Army officers in uniform and three civilian gentlemen in suits stand in front of an industrial building. The officer second from the left is identified on the back of the photograph as "General Harboard [or perhaps Harbvard] ." Col. Hugh B. Moore, in civilian clothes stands next to him on the right. On the back of the photograph is written :"No. 1 - General Harboard 2- H B Moore". The General is most likely James G. Harbord, variously spelled as Harboard in some reference sources.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. Moore and guest at the cabin]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in hiking clothes, sits on a rock slab in front of the Moore cabin at the Rainy Day Ranch. Behind Col. Moore is an outside fireplace with a large stone chimney. A piece of folk art can be seen above the fireplace. An unknown man, also dressed in hiking clothes, sits to the left of Col. Moore.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[General Frederick Funston]

Description: Photograph is a portrait of a U.S. army office wearing a full dress uniform two stars on shoulder epaulets and "U.S." designation on collar. The photo appears to be an official Army officer portrait, taken from mid-chest up and in slight profile. Wording on photo back: "B Funston, Frederick #32." Funston commanded the 2d Division, U.S. Army in Texas City.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Gottfried Moller]

Description: A photograph of a sketch of Gottfried Moller, dressed in a dark suit, white shirt and dark string tie. The sketch is taped to a wooden background, probably a wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[James Franklin Bell]

Description: A formal portrait of James Franklin Bell in a civilian, three-piece suit. Wording on front of photo in script (apparently a facsimile of Bell's signature): "J. F. Bell". Wording on photo lower left corner: "G[?]ianca Fonti". A symbol composed of a small "s" and a capital "F" is located directly under the name.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Julia Cornelia Wilcox]

Description: A portrait of Julia Cornelia Wilcox, wearing a dark, high-necked pleated blouse with a brooch at the neckline. She is wearing her hair up in a bun.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Major General William H. Carter]

Description: An official portrait of a military officer in uniform. Wording on photo back: "General Carter" His wearing a military hat and wire rimmed eyeglasses, and has a full moustache.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of a young Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore as a teenager. She wears a long-sleeved white blouse with large cuffs over her long sleeves and a long white skirt. A pocket watch is pinned to her blouse and a small piece of jewelry is pinned at her neck. She stands with her right hand held behind her back. On the matte frame of the photograph is printed "Naschke 15th & Church Sts. Galveston, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Naschke
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A portrait of Helen Moore, probably during her debutante days. She is wearing an off-the-shoulder formal gown. The photograph is a profile of her left side. On the back of the photograph is written: "Helen Moore.'
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A formal portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore looking toward the left. Mrs. Moore is seated in an upholstered chair with arms. She holds an open book in her hand, and wears a single strand of pearls, a brooch and a bar pin, over a pleated skirt ensemble. She is wearing a short hairstyle, pinned back on the sides. From other photographs and the style of the clothes Mrs. Moore is wearing, it appears that this portrait was taken during the period of her service with the Texas Legislature (1928-1936).
Date: unknown
Creator: Naschke
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A formal portrait of a young Helen Edmunds Moore. She is wearing an off-the shoulder white or pastel dress with a dark ribbon tied in front. Her hair is worn up on top of her head. The portrait appears to be a debutante, or coming-out, photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Solomon Parr]

Description: A photograph of Solomon Parr in a dark suit and white shirt. The print is a photograph of a photographic print taped to a wooden background, probably a wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Helen Edmunds Moore in her later years]

Description: A close-up photograph of Helen Moore in her later years. Mrs. Moore is wearing a tweed coat over a sweater. She is sitting down and has a black purse by her side. She wears a black beret-type hat and is wearing glasses. On the back of the photograph is written: "Taken by Dr. Verrett."
Date: [1962..1968]
Creator: Verrett, Dr.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[The Angel statue at Memorial Park honoring the Texas City firefighters lost in the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A close-up photograph of the Italian marble angel statue in Memorial Park which honors the Texas City firefighters killed in the 1947 Texas City Disaster. An angel stands on a pedestal with an inscription which is covered by a bouquet of flowers sitting on the ground. Behind the statue, part of the reflecting pool and another monument can be seen. On the back of the photograph is the following caption: "An Italian marble angel honors the Texas City Firefighters lost in the explosion."
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description: A view of Memorial Park from outside the wall. The angel statue and the monument near the reflecting pool can be seen in the distance. Near the monument, several men are standing. A grounds-keeping truck is visible in the distance.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description: A view of the reflecting pool at Memorial Park. A monument stands at the far right, but the wording on the monument is not readable. In the background is a truck with four men working on landscaping around one of the walks.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description: A view of the reflecting pool at Memorial Park taken near the walkway and monument. Across the road can be seen houses and businesses.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library