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[Boat Damaged by Storm]

Description: Postcard of the boat, Japonica, damaged by a storm in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ship is washed up on shore with debris surrounding it. A leaning house with a destroyed fence is to the right of the boat. In the background, there is a body of water.
Date: unknown

[DeMouche Home]

Description: Postcard of an exterior view of the DeMouche Home, built in 1915. The wooden house is two-stories tall, with various plant vines growing on the sides. Two chairs are sitting on the porch. Other plants and trees are growing around the house. The home overlooks Corpus Christi Bay.
Date: unknown

[Exterior View of First Presbyterian Church]

Description: Postcard of an exterior view of First Presbyterian Church. The building is wooden with a steeple toward the center-back of the roof. The church later burned in a fire.
Date: unknown

[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

[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

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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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