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[Postcard of Bluff at Corpus Christi]

Description: Postcard of a highway scaling the hill upon which the Corpus Christi skyline continues behind a row of palm trees. The back of the postcard adds, "The Bluff at Corpus Christi, Texas as viewed from the north. The buildings pictured are modern office buildings and hotels with the Corpus Christi Cathedral at the extreme left. The Bluff is beautifully landscaped and separates Downtown Corpus Christi from the business and residential section on "The Hill." "
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Western Shore of Corpus Christi Bay]

Description: Postcard of the Corpus Christi skyline at night from across the bay. On the back, the postcard adds, "Located on the Western shore of Corpus Christi Bay, this city was founded in 1839. It is the oil capital of South Texas and the tenth busiest port in the nation as well as a favorite vacationing center, especially for those who enjoy fishing and swimming." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. M. M. Amerill."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Row in Corpus Christi]

Description: Postcard of several hotels overlooking a parking lot, described as "Hotel Row on Upper Broadway showing the Robert Driscol and the White Plaza Hotels." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Cecelia Smith 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 11, 1950
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Show Boat]

Description: Postcard of "Show Boat" with sailors standing on the upper deck and the cast standing on the stage. According to a handwritten note on the back of the postcard, the show was sponsored by Mrs. Clareese Roe.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGregor Studio
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[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
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Postcard from James Sutherlin to his parents - 03/30/1944]

Description: Postcard of a painted scene of a Blue Bonnet field in and a star showing the state capital. On the back of the card is a note from James Edgar Sutherlin to his parents letting them know when he will be home
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Postcard from James Sutherlin to his parents - 02/07/1944]

Description: Postcard of a plaza in Corpus Christi. The back of the card is a note from James Sutherlin to his parents notifying them of his safe arrival in Corpus Christi.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Naval Auxiliary Air Station - Cabaniss Field Naval Air Training Center - Service Pamphlet]

Description: Pamphlet detailing the "Order of Service for Morning Worship" on February 13, 1944 at the Cabaniss Field Naval Air Training Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. It has a list of prayers, readings, songs and the times and locations for the services for the Protestant, Catholic and Jewish worshipers. The pamphlet, folded in the form of a post-card was addressed from James Edgar Sutherlin to his father, Edgar B. Sutherlin, on February 14, 1944. On the very back of the pamphlet is a list of Bible excerpts handwritten by James.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E.
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Postcard to Mr. G. Bruce]

Description: Postcard sent to Mr. G. Bruce letting him know how they are doing. Photograph on the front pictures a building built of wood and straw, a dog, an old woman, and three children. Text on the front says " Mexican Jackal. Corpus Christi, Tex. ".
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from L. E. C. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 28, 1911]

Description: Postcard from L. E. C. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo on the front is a group of people swimming in the water by Corpus Christi. They are all wearing dark swimsuits and near one of the people is a post in the water. The female swimmers are wearing white caps. On the back, L. E. C. wrote that she wished Junia was with them and that her mother would be home soon.
Date: April 28, 1911
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Benjamin Franklin Sharkey Jr. Portrait]

Description: Postcard of a portrait of Benjamin Franklin Sharkey Jr as a child, wearing a dark cardigan sweater, posing standing on a bench in front of a light background.
Date: 1921
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis