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[Rescue workers take a break during the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A group of approximately 15 rescue workers gather around an American Red Cross truck serving coffee and food. Two Red Cross workers, one in Red Cross uniform and one with a nurses cap on, set out a thermos and food on a drop down counter. Some of the men wear hard hats, some wear civilian hats. Two of the hard hats have letters on the front - the letters "M.F." are distinguishable as the first two letters.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Rescue workers taking a break after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Two rescue workers stand near the open back end of a Red Cross canteen truck take a break from rescue efforts for victims of the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Three Red Cross workers can be seen inside the vehicle which is stacked with cartons of food and drink and a mini-kitchen. A man stands outside the vehicle on the right side. Behind him, debris, railroad freight cars and the grain elevator are visible. On the far left in the background is a large cloud of dark smoke and metal debris.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[An American Red Cross truck provides refreshments for rescue workers after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Five rescue workers stand in front of a Red Cross canteen truck. Two women are handing out coffee and food to the workers. On the side of the vehicle is lettered "American Red Cross Galveston County Chapter." At the far right in the background is the grain elevator with visible damage to the top part of the structure. Clouds of smoke fill the sky.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library