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[City Hall on Sixth Street in Texas City]

Description: A photograph of the City Hall of Texas City, which was located at 519 N 6th St. in Texas City. The two story building is decorated with flags and banners. A large number of people are gathered in front of the building, and many automobiles are parked on both sides of the street in front of the building.
Date: [1920..1925]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Photograph of Passenger Pier in Texas City]

Description: Photograph of a long wooden pier, wide enough to hold automobile traffic, running out into the bay. At the end of the pier, a structure of some kind can be seen. Electric poles line the left side of the pier. Three women dressed in long dresses and hats stand looking over the rail. Farther down the pier, an automobile and a single pedestrian share the pier.
Date: [1912..1913]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Downtown businesses before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A view of part of the business district in Texas City before the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and are driving down the roads of a four-way intersection. Stores and businesses line the right side of the streets. On the left side a large flag pole stands near the corner. Down the left side of the street, a two-story building can be seen. People are walking or standing along the sidewalks in front of the stores. A bus is pulled up near one corner of the intersection. On the far right, the two nearest businesses have signs which read "Clar[r?]'s Liquor Store" and "Lucas Cafe." Further down the street are signs reading "Plaza Hotel" and "Nusbaum's."
Date: 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Damaged automobiles and building after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: About a dozen automobiles sit in a parking lot in front of a large three-story building. Doors and windows have been blown out of the building, and the upper story has only the metal framework remaining. The cars in the parking lot show damage from the explosions. Metal pieces and wooden debris are scattered near the building and in the parking lot. Heavy black smoke with a few white smoke clouds fill the sky. On the right, one men in a hard hat looks at a damaged car. Five men stand or walk on the left near the left end of the building.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Board of Trade Building in early Texas City]

Description: A photograph of the Texas City Board of Trade building in the early 1900's. The building is three stories high with Texas City National Bank and Goodson Drugstore on the ground floor at the right of the building. On the front of the building are large letters spelling "BOARD OF TRADE". On the side of the building with the bank and drugstore entrances and the letters "T C E L & W C O". Five automobiles and parked around the building. A number of men dressed in suits and hats are gathered outside the building.
Date: [1907..1908]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[The Moore family home]

Description: A frontal view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge with a gate fronts the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard. Two automobiles are parked along the curb in front.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[People and hearses line up outside the temporary morgue after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Vehicles of all kinds, including hearses, are parked in parking spots, on the grass and on the roadways. The photographer is looking across a vacant lot toward a side street that intersects with a street lined with businesses. People are standing in groups waiting. Signs on identifiable businesses read "Michaels", and "Desoto Plymouth." A billboard near one of the buildings reads "On this site will be The White House."
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Stores on 6th Street in Texas City ]

Description: Five cars are parked along a street in front of a long building holding small stores. The store signs read : "Jeweler Hetherington", "Westinghouse Appliances Farmer Bros.", "Allan's Shoes" and "Prescriptions Pharmacy." There is a woman standing looking into the window of the shoe store with other people nearby mostly hidden behind a car; a man in a suit and hat walks along the sidewalk in front of the pharmacy.
Date: 1947~
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A damaged building and automobile after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A man in uniform and another man look at a damaged white car parked at the curb at the intersection of two streets in the business district. The two-story building behind the parked car has been badly damaged on the two sides facing the corner of the intersection. Windows have been blown out of the building, and building rubble has fallen on the sidewalk on both sides. There are three other parked automobiles visible in the picture. Signs in front of a building (unseen except for a small portion of the roof) on the nearest (southeastern?) right side of the intersection read: "Texas City Loan Co., Jewelry Luggage Clothing" and "Loans, Liquor". There is also a short post used as a street sign with "Texas Ave" on the side of the post designating the street in which the photographer is standing, and "N(?) 3 St" on the side for the intersecting street.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Damaged vehicles after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Five or more damaged cars are piled up near the port area after the explosions. Heavy compression and missile damage is evident. Debris litters the ground in the foreground. One large vehicle is overturned on top of other cars, and at the right, a large van or truck with a sign on the side (the legible portions of which read "[...] MAY F [...] HOME) has been dropped on top of other cars. In the far left rear, part of the Seatrain loading crane structure can be seen.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Damaged cars and buildings near the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Behind a large parking area full of damaged cars, burning structures give off heavy black and gray smoke. A three-story building has sustained heavy damage from the explosions, with all windows blown out and the top floor gone except for the metal framework. Farther to the right, another three-story building stands with much less visible damage. The parking lot of cars are directly across the road from this building. Many of the cars show missile or compression damage. Closer to the foreground, some cars stand in a pool of water. A small boat sits in the water at the far left. On the prow of the boat is written: "USAT SEATRAIN TEXAS BOAT NO. 1 680 CU.FT. 65 PERSONS". The hull of the boat also shows missile and compression damage. Metal debris is scattered in the water and near the cars.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Residential damage after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A view of damaged houses at Bay St. & 2nd Ave. N. (per note on back of print). At least five houses are visible with heavy roof and wall damage. One house in the left foreground has collapsed. Across from that house on the nearer side of the street sits a car. Near the car, two sections of boards nailed together are propped up with by a board at the corner of the street. A child sits in front of the wooden sections looking out at the damage. A large glass jug sits behind the wooden sections. Wooden and metal debris is scattered around, although the street has been cleared. On the next street over to the right, lesser amounts of damage are visible on the houses. Downed power lines from the power poles hang along the street.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Damaged cars in a parking lot near the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A view of a parking lot near the port with rows of cars damaged in the explosions. Vehicles show twisted and crushed parts, compression damage, missile damage and blown-out or broken windows. Power lines are hanging near the top of some of the cars. In the distance on the far left is the twisted metal framework from destroyed warehouses. Clouds of heavy dark smoke can be seen coming from behind the parking lot On the far right in the distance are the smokestack, the grain elevator, train cars, and the elevated pipelines.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Damaged houses after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Three damaged houses after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. A car sits in front of the middle house, which has boards nailed across some of its doors and windows. All three houses show visible damage to the top sections of the houses. The front wall of the house farthest to the right is leaning forward.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

After the hurricane, 4th Artillery officers line

Description: An automobile sits alongside the ruins of an open sided canvas-covered structure. To the right three wooden one-story buildings are visible with very heavy structural damage. Behind the automobile are at least four other wooden buildings. One building has fully collapsed on 2 sides. One building has been blown off its foundation and lies tilted at a 90 degrees angle, with the building underside vertical to the ground. The large building is a two story building with about half the building totally collapsed. A pile of wooden debris lies in the right front foreground. Flooding is visible behind the building. Wording on the photo front "After the hurricane 4th Art. Officers line, Texas City." The number "15." is written on the photo. Wording in pencil on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
Date: August 16, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Colonel Hugh Benton Moore, Captain A. B. Wolvin and others at the Texas City docks around 1907]

Description: A group of seven businessmen stand on the Texas City dock. Behind them can be seen a large cargo ship docked. To the left of the picture, stands a warehouse building. An automobile is parked near the men. The driver, in long white coat, hat and gloves stands by the front left fender. The first man in the line of seven, with the numeral "1" written underneath on the photograph, is identified as Captain Wolvin of Duluth; he leans on the right front of the car. Col. Hugh B. Moore, carrying a coat is the man fifth from the left, and is identified with the numeral "2" on the photograph. On the back of the photograph is written: "Number I Captain Wolvin of Duluth [Number] 2 - H. B. Moore - General Manager for Company Interests in Texas City - about 1907 - taken at dock."
Date: 1907
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Near the Post Office and the Showboat Theater in Texas City]

Description: Looking north up 6th Street North in the downtown area of Texas City. Cars are parked on both sides of the road. Other cars travel in both directions on the street. A number of people can be seen standing on the corner or walking near the large multi-storied Post Office with the tall flag pole which stands on the corner of the street. Small businesses line both sides of the street. On the left side, beyond the Post Office on the corner, are signs identifying the first building as "Hetherington's Jewelry", and the second building as "Insurance" and "Shoes". On the right side of the street, about two blocks down is a tall multi-storied sign reading "Showboat", [i.e. the Showboat Theater]. A taxi is in the street near the Post Office building on the left corner.
Date: [1940..1949]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library