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[Danevang Community Hall After Hurricane in 1945]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Danevang Community Hall after damages incurred during the hurricane that hit the town in 1945. Visible from two-point perspective, the building has a few missing shingles on its roof and some broken windowpanes, as evidenced by a woman who is sitting in one of the window frames and grasping a pane.
Date: 1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1945 Storm

Description: Copy negative of hurricane damage after a storm in Danevange, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the image, a building is knocked over on it's side against the telephone office. The other two buildings pictured are missing roof shingles and boards.
Date: August 28, 1945
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Storm Damage

Description: Copy photograph of tornado damage to the Joy Theater and Dennis Building in Waco, Texas. The two buildings are completely destroyed. A group of people gathers in front on foot and in trucks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Storm Damage

Description: Copy negative of tornado damage to Austin Street between 3rd and 4th. Several buildings stand with facades roofs torn off. Beyond is a taller building that seems undamaged.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Downtown Corpus Christi after the flood]

Description: Photograph of downtown Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Debris is being cleared in front of the Nueses Hotel, a furniture company and Lichtenstein's store. Inscribed on the back of the photo, " Clearing away wreckage down-town on Chapaeral St. Lichtenstein's have their things out trying to dry them. X is the Nueces Hotel. This is where the water was up in the lobby."
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

Thunderstorms

Description: This booklet gives an overview of thunderstorms as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Factors necessary for thunderstorm formation, structures, types and dangers of thunderstorms, [and] flight techniques." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.
Date: January 1970
Creator: Turgeon; Sukalski; Burdick, R. L. & McKinney, S. A.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Mountain Circulation

Description: This booklet gives an overview of mountain circulation as it relates to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information to "Identify mountain circulation patterns, flight hazards, and recommended flight procedures for mountainous operations." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.
Date: December 1970
Creator: Snyder, Henry W.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Hereford Tornado]

Description: This booklet has a brief description of the damages caused by the tornado that hit Hereford, Texas on April 19, 1971, followed by photographs of the damage that occured throughout the town.
Date: 1971~
Creator: Waldrip, Mike
Partner: Deaf Smith County Library

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1885]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles. In the letter, Henry details community happenings in McKinney and the news includes: a dialogue about the amount of rain they have been having, details about the recent deaths and subsequent burials, a community health brief, a discussion about his dinner plans last Monday at S. A. Wilson's and his visit to Andrew's barn after dinner, details of the conversation Henry and Andrews had while waiting out the rain in the barn, political news, and updates on family friends who are visiting. Henry closes this letter by stating that it is a bad time to view the stars and he might have to use a "supplement" to view them. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: September 16, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore, May 12, 1907]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a letter from Laura Jernigan to Mary Moore. In this letter, Jernigan informs Moore of the goings-on in Van Alystne, TX. The news includes: a discussion about how the recent storms have affected her community and the communities around her, a dialogue about Claud marrying and how she hasn't visited since January, details about how she feels about the situation with Claud, a discussion about commencement and the possibility of Mary visiting, an aside about Belle coming down with the chills and how hard it is to get her to take medicine, details about the commencement program, and updates about family members and their plans for commencement. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 12, 1907
Creator: Jernigan, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Storm King

Description: A storm destroys buildings and damages others on April 12, 1877. Details of the storm damage and information about the Denton Monitor are also included.
Date: 1877~
Creator: Geers, C.W.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Gravity Oil-Distributer for Ships.

Description: Patent for a gravity oil-distributors for ships at sea that calms the water during storms. "the objects of [the] invention are to produce a very simple, cheap and buoyant boat or float, that may be compactly stored upon deck, conveniently launched over the side of the vessel, and so manipulated therefrom as to keep a proper and desired relative position in connection therewith, and which will automatically feed oil to the water" (lines 11-18).
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Ericson, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Weather]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about severe storms and tornadoes in Fort Worth, Boyd, and Eagle Mountain Lake and the damage throughout those areas.
Date: August 30, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dallas Weather]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a severe storm in Dallas and the damage sustained in Richardson and South Oak Cliff.
Date: August 30, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Hotel Wreckage]

Description: Photograph of buildings along the shoreline surrounded by debris after the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo reads, "Somewhere among the wreckage there is a paved street running back to the bay and this street ran along by the Seaside Hotel where the pretty salr cedar arbor was and back toward the Pavilion Hotel out over the bay. At the X is the Nueces Hotel and what you see on this side is the Horne (?) Apartments. This takes in about two blocks and over. All this, you know was full of buildings."
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

[Photograph of House Surrounded by Debris]

Description: Photograph of a two-story house surrounded by debris from the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Shingles and siding are torn from the house. Boards and bales of cotton are strewn about the area. Caption on the back reads, "The house and surrounding shoreline in no.19."
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

[Photograph of Flooded Peoples Street]

Description: Photograph of two men standing knee deep in water before a home on Peoples Street in Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo, "This is on Peoples street and taken after the first wave. About two blocks from the bay."
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

[Photograph of Flood Waters Around Old Winona Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the remains of the old Winona Hotel in standing water after the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. Inscription on the back of the photo, "The four rooms of the old Winona Hotel that were left standing - sitting out in the street. Of course the streets run the way the arrows point even though you can't tell it and the park is there - if you can get it figured out about XX. See the bed upstairs in the room!"
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

[Photograph of North Beach After 1919 hurricane]

Description: Photograph of boards from destroyed buildings along the North Beach area of Corpus Christi after the hurricane of 1919. One building of the Spohn Sanitarium is in the right background of the photo. Inscription on the back of the photo, "Just a North Beach scene. Showing what is left of the Spohn Sanitarium. One of the three buildings left out there. This picture covers five or six blocks. (Maybe not over three you can hardly tell now.)"
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

[Photograph of Remains of the Winona Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the Winona Hotel with a pole leaning in the foreground. This was taken after the hurricane that hit Corpus Christi in 1919. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "Side view of remains of the Winona Hotel. Arrows show the way the street runs. You can see how far out it sat."
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History