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ABOUT BROWSE FEED
Battle Ship South Carolina
Photograph of the Battleship South Carolina at Galveston, Texas.
[Bill of sale for purchase of slave by E.M. Pease]
A bill of sale for the purchase by E.M. Pease of a slave named Tim or Tom.
Children's Day Parade Boulevard, Galveston
Photograph of Children Day Parade at Galveston. The parade is made up of girls with baby carriages. Crowds of adults are on the sidewalks on either side of the parade route. The ocean is visible in the background.
Children's Parade, Galveston
Photograph of a Children's Day Parade at Galveston. The parade is made up of girls with baby carriages. Adults are on the sidewalk and the ocean is visible in the background.
[Deed for sale of Woodlawn]
The deed for the sale of Woodlawn from James B. Shaw to E.M. Pease.
Galveston Causeway
Photograph of the Galveston Causeway. A man is standing in the road next to two parked cars.
[Race at Galveston Beach]
Photograph of a car race at Galveston Beach. Two cars are visible behind the spectators. The inscription on the back reads "L. Disbrow in his 290 HB 'JIC' attempts to lower record for beach comer."
[Receipt for transportation of slaves]
A receipt for the transportation of "the negro girl Emily and child belonging to Hon. E.M. Pease."
[Ship at Galveston]
Photograph of a U.S. Transport Ship at Galveston.
Start in 300 mile race, Galveston Beach
Photograph of a car race at Galveston Beach. The drivers are lined up with their cars behind the crowd.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Aerial view of the fire.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Photo of damage on ground with fire and smoke visible in the background. Animal grazes in foreground.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Black smoke and fire as seen from the air.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Distant view of fire and smoke cloud.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Photo taken near McGar Motor Company. Thick black smoke is rising in the background.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Aerial view of the fire.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Photograph of houses damaged by the explosions.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Photograph of men standing near McGar Motor Company watching the fire from a distance.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Photograph of houses destroyed by the explosions. Black smoke and fire are visible in the background.
Texas City Explosion and Fire
Photograph of The American Legion Hall, Texas City Post #89. Building shows roof damage from the explosions. Smoke is rising in the background. Note the double exposure towards the bottom of the image.
[Woman in Galveston, Texas]
Photograph of a woman in Galveston, Texas. The woman is wearing a spotted dress and a bonnet. She stands on the beach, and the bottom of a pier or platform is partially visible behind her.