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[William Blackshear]

Description: William Blackshear on board the S.S. Pres. Harding heading to England. Sept 1927 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: September 1927
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William S. Blackshear]

Description: William S. Blackshear standing on the deck of the S.S. Pres. Harding en-route to England to go to Oxford - Sept 1927 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: September 1927
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William Blackshear]

Description: (back of photo) Sept 1927 on SS Pres Harding en route to England from N.Y.C. to go to Oxford University to do graduate work there. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: September 1927
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Aerial view of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane]

Description: An aerial view of Texas City, looking toward the grain elevator and the smokestack, after the 1915 hurricane. One and two story houses are laid out along a grid of dirt roads. Damage to fences and some outbuildings is visible. About mid-photograph, a large one story building has had its roof heavily damaged, and about half the building has collapsed. In the distance on the horizon can be seen the grain elevator, the smokestack and the water tower. This photograph is believed to be one of several copyrighted in 1915 by Martin Blandford of Denver Colorado.
Date: September 28, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Aerial view of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane]

Description: An aerial view of part of Texas City after the 1915 hurricane. The Oklahoma Hotel is in the foreground of the picture. A building in back of the hotel has been demolished and lies in ruins on the ground. Other buildings in the photograph, including houses and other larger buildings, do not show visible structural damage. An automobile is driving on a wide road, across from the hotel, at the lower left of the photograph. In the lower right hand corner, the following information has been written on the photograph : Texas City Texas 9-28- Photo copyrighted 1915 by Martin Blandford 1542 Williams St. Denver, Colo."
Date: September 28, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Election poster for the first Texas City election in 1911]

Description: A photographic reproduction of a campaign poster for the first city elections for the city of Texas City, held on Saturday, September 16, 1911. The poster reads as follows " Vote for W. P. Tarpey for mayor H. M. Coats and F. B. Davison for commissioners for a greater Texas City and a square deal for all Election Saturday, September 16th, 1911". At the bottom of the poster is printed "Fred F. Hunter, Printer, Galveston." The poster has no graphic decoration or color, and is printed in black and white letters.
Date: September 16, 1911
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library