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Memorandum: Hurricane Flood Protection Hearing

Description: Memo released by the City of Corpus Christi, Texas to announce a public hearing to be held in the city regarding hurricane flood protection for the city and surrounding areas. The text also outlines the general problems that will be addressed during the meeting and various proposals and statements related to the topic.
Date: October 25, 1961
Creator: Corpus Christi (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

North Beach Study for the City of Corpus Christi

Description: Report discussing floods and sediments near Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, based on data gathered between 1927 and summer 1956. It includes specific measurements and analyses, broken into sections under three phase headings: (1) Floods of North Beach: Record, Causes, Types and Probability, (2) Sedimentation and Maintenance, and (3) Area Flood Protection by Strengthening Barrier Islands.
Date: August 10, 1956
Creator: Price, W. Armstrong
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Partner: UNT Libraries

[Postcard of Bluff at Corpus Christi]

Description: Postcard of a highway scaling the hill upon which the Corpus Christi skyline continues behind a row of palm trees. The back of the postcard adds, "The Bluff at Corpus Christi, Texas as viewed from the north. The buildings pictured are modern office buildings and hotels with the Corpus Christi Cathedral at the extreme left. The Bluff is beautifully landscaped and separates Downtown Corpus Christi from the business and residential section on "The Hill." "
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Row in Corpus Christi]

Description: Postcard of several hotels overlooking a parking lot, described as "Hotel Row on Upper Broadway showing the Robert Driscol and the White Plaza Hotels." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Cecelia Smith 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 11, 1950
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Western Shore of Corpus Christi Bay]

Description: Postcard of the Corpus Christi skyline at night from across the bay. On the back, the postcard adds, "Located on the Western shore of Corpus Christi Bay, this city was founded in 1839. It is the oil capital of South Texas and the tenth busiest port in the nation as well as a favorite vacationing center, especially for those who enjoy fishing and swimming." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. M. M. Amerill."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

The Story of Corpus Christi

Description: This book describes the history of Corpus Christi through sketches of persons and events in the history of the city. According to the preface, it does focuses less on the history than on the people, "presenting in plain narrative form, a recountal of the days when Corpus Christi was young, of the trials and tribulations that fell to the lot of her residents in the war periods, and finally to emerge as a fast growing a progressive city of the Southland" (p. v).
Date: 1916
Creator: Sutherland, Mary A. & Harrison, Frank B.
Partner: UNT Libraries