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[Episcopal Church Construction]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the construction of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church. One man is working on top of the frame of the church. In the foreground, there are piles of wood planks. In the background, there are other buildings. Text on the bottom of the image says "St. Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Cotton Picking Equipment]

Description: Photograph of cotton farming equipment in a field. One man is standing and bending over on a piece of machinery. To the left, there is a trailer with cotton in it, and another trailer farther in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Cotton Picking Equipment]

Description: Photograph farming equipment in a cotton field. A man and woman are standing in between the two machines. Two men are standing in front of them. Both machines says "McCormick" on the top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Farming Equipment on Bell Farm]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of farming equipment in a field on Bell Farm. Two men are gathered around a tractor, with threshers surround it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Episcopal Church after Fire]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church after a fire. A sign in the foreground says "St. Christopher's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church." Behind the sign, there is a bell tower. In the background, there are houses and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Cotton Harvesting Equipment]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of cotton harvesting equipment in a field. One woman and three men are standing beside two machines; the machines both say "McCormick" at the top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Storm Damage]

Description: Postcard of storm damage at the home of J. E. Loyd. The house is leaning, and debris is scattered about. Loyd built Loyd's Pavilion and Pleasure Pier at the end of Mann Street in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Episcopal Church on Fire]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Saint Christopher by the Sea Episcopal Church on fire. Flames and smoke are rising from the top of the roof. In the background, there are trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Cotton Harvesting]

Description: Photograph of cotton harvesting in a field. A piece of farming equipment is emptying cotton into a trailer. In the background, there is another trailer.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Flood Waters at Hospital]

Description: Postcard of flood waters at U. S. General Hospital #15 on Rincon Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The water floods into the first floor of the brick building. Debris is scattered in the water. In the background, there is another building. The hospital was originally the Beach Hotel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Boat Damaged from Storm]

Description: Postcard of boat damaged by a storm in Corpus Christi, Texas. Signs on the front of the boat say "Japonica" and "Corpus Christi." The boat is washed up on shore amongst debris. One man is standing in front of it. In the background, there is a body of water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Storm Damage on Chaparral Street]

Description: Postcard of storm damage on North Chaparral Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The damaged building on the right is identified as Horne Apartments. The remains of a new fish market are also identified. Debris is scattered in the flooded street. Text at the bottom of the image says "42 Chap. St." and "[xx]42."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Flood Waters at Residence]

Description: Postcard of flood waters from a storm surrounding the home of Judge Henry D. McDonald in Corpus Christi, Texas. The house is several stories high, and the water reaches the first floor. In the background, there are trees and buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Storm Damage at Reed Auto Company]

Description: Postcard of storm damage at Reed Auto Company in Corpus Christi, Texas. Piles of debris fill the street in front of the building. Four men are standing amongst the debris. Three windows above an awning on the building are broken. Signs at the top of the building say "Reed Auto Company" and "Buick."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Storm Flooding]

Description: Postcard of storm flooding in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two people are walking through the ankle-deep water. Trees are scattered through the water. In the background, there are buildings identified as Plaza Hotel, California Bakery, Tribbles Market, and Givens Apartments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Storm Damage on Peoples Street]

Description: Postcard of flood waters on Peoples Street from a storm in Corpus Christi, Texas. Debris is floating in the water. In the background, there are buildings; the building on the left says "Ragsdale Plumbing." Text on the bottom-left of the image says "Peoples St."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Storm Damage on North Water Street]

Description: Postcard of storm damage at Hardin Court Grocery and Market on North Water Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The building is partially intact with wooden planks hanging from the second floor and ceiling. Debris is piled around the building. Text on the side of the building says "Dignified Helpful Credit" and "Hardin Court Grocery and Market."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Storm Damage at Hospital]

Description: Postcard of storm damage at U. S. General Hospital #15 on Rincon Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The brick building is several stories high with damage to the first two floors. The entire first floor was washed away by flood waters. A staircase in the center of the building is falling down. There is a group of damaged trees beside it. The hospital was formerly the Beach Hotel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Residences Damaged by Storm]

Description: Postcard of storm damage on the corner of Water and Resaca in Corpus Christi, Texas. A pile of debris in the street stretches the length of three homes; one house is owned by Henry Edwards. Amongst the debris, there is the remains of a building that says "Grocery Meat Market." Text at the bottom-left of the image says "Henry Edwards Home[,] Cor. Water & Resaca."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Busy Commercial Street

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the exterior of several stores along a street in Taft, TX. A row of cars is parked in front of the stores. The store on the far left is labeled, "Cage Hardware Company." The business to its right is the "First State Bank." The business on the far right appears to be a restaurant with several food and drink signs on the facade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Farm Workers

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of farm workers in San Patricio County, TX. Two men and two children are shown. There are two men standing in front of a wooden cart parked in front of several shacks. Both of the men are shown wearing hats. One of the children is wearing a black hat and looking back at the men.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Mrs. Louis DeMouche

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of Mrs. Louis DeMouche. She is shown wearing a light dress with dark ribbon accents. The neck of the dress is tall and ornately woven. A large, lace bow is on the chest of her dress. She is holding her head leaned slightly to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

DeMouche Children

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of three children identified as the DeMouche children of Portland, TX. There is a single young boy seated between his two sisters. All three children have dark hair. Both girls are wearing dresses and have large, white bows in their hair. The boy is wearing a dark suit and bow tie. The girl to the right is leaning towards him with her head leaning on his shoulder.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portrait of Fisher Family

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a couple identified as Mrs. Adele Hauschild-Fisher and Mr. Edwin C. Fisher. Mrs. Fisher is dressed in an ornate light dress with high neck. Her hair is pulled back into a bun. Mr. Fisher is dressed in a tuxedo and white bow tie. They both appear to be seated in front of a blank background. According to accompanying information, they have a daughter, Madelyn P. Stone, who is not pictured.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library