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After the storm, Texas City

Description: Two buildings along a road with another building a a water tower in the background. The building to the left has heavy structural damage to the side facing the road and is braced in the right front corner with a pole or board. The building to the right is surrounded by debris from the structure and its contents. A large piece of debris lies in the road near the forefront of the picture. A water tower and other buildings are visible in the distance. Clothing, quilts or blankets and a pillow are hanging on lines in the foreground. Wording on photo front: "After the storm Texas City." The number "22" is written on the photo. Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
Date: August 16, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

After the storm Texas City

Description: Saddled horse with no rider stands in front of a sailboat lying on its side in a field. The sails are torn and tangled. Wording on photo front "After the storm Texas City." the number "30" is marked on the photo. Wording on back "Aug 16, 1915."
Date: August 16, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

After the hurricane, Texas City

Description: Boat run aground along the railroad tracks in front of buildings and listing heavily. Telephone pole in front of boat leaning to the right approx. 15 degrees. Debris and another listing telephone pole are visible to the right of the buildings. Wording on photo front "38 After the Hurricane Texas City." Most likely taken after the August 16, 1915 hurricane at Texas City, Texas. Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
Date: August 16, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

After the storm, Texas City

Description: A group of soldiers gathers on the right side of a damaged wooden building. Wooden debris is piled on both sides of the building, with a large flooded area visible on the right and in front. Other buildings with structural damage are visible in the background on the right side. Wording on photo front "After the storm Texas City." Wording in pencil on photo back "Aug. 16, 1915."
Date: August 16, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

After the storm, Texas City

Description: Several soldiers on horses are standing in flood waters. Three additional horses without riders are drinking at the bottom of an embankment in front of damaged buildings. Debris from the buildings is scattered throughout the area. A leaning telephone pole is visible near one of the houses. Four soldiers are standing in the distance on higher ground. Wording on photo front "After the storm, Texas City." The number "7." is marked on the photo. Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
Date: August 16, 1915
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Texas City harbor in 1919]

Description: A photograph of the port of Texas City from the docks in 1919. A one story wooden building with a lean-to porch is in the foreground. To the left, up the shoreline, a horse-drawn wagon stands near a series of small boats. A number of men, piles of boxes and kegs, are on the wooden wharves alongside the small boats. Beyond the small boats is a tug boat. On shore, a loading crane stands near an Ice wagon. On the other side of the slip, large cargo ships are at anchor. In the lower left hand corner of the photograph is written "Texas City Tex. Copyright E. E. Schlueter".
Date: 1919
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description: A view of Memorial Park from outside the wall. The angel statue and the monument near the reflecting pool can be seen in the distance. Near the monument, several men are standing. A grounds-keeping truck is visible in the distance.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description: A view of the reflecting pool at Memorial Park. A monument stands at the far right, but the wording on the monument is not readable. In the background is a truck with four men working on landscaping around one of the walks.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description: A view of the reflecting pool at Memorial Park taken near the walkway and monument. Across the road can be seen houses and businesses.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Pierce Petroleum in Texas City]

Description: A view of Pierce Petroleum, formerly Texas City Refining Company, probably taken between 1910 and 1935. Eleven large round storage tanks can be seen on the far right side of the photograph. A smokestack is visible to the rear of a number of buildings of various sizes on the left side of the picture.
Date: [1910..1935]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Troops at Texas City, Tex.

Description: A large number of soldiers in uniform are gathered in small groups in a field engaged in a variety of tasks. A group of three soldiers is standing in the foreground with hands on hips or in pockets, looking at something off to the right of the photo. Another soldier stands near them facing away from the camera. Wording on photo front: "Troops at Texas City Tex."
Date: [1913..1915]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Kohfeldt school in Texas City]

Description: A photograph of Kohfeldt School in Texas City about 1910. The school is a two-story brick building. Five young children stand in front of the school at the left. Three children stand at the top of the front stairs. An adult is walking up the steps.
Date: [1910..1915]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A Texas City firefighter]

Description: A firefighter, standing alongside a fire truck inside the fire station, smiles as he reads a letter. In the background another firefighter watches and smiles.
Date: 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Army camp at Texas City, Texas]

Description: Two rows of small pup tents are pitched in a field. Two soldiers are standing at the front of the tent rows watching the nearest tent on the left which has two soldiers kneeling and working inside the tent. One soldier stands in the distance looking away and other soldiers are kneeling or sitting in front of in the tents. On back of photo - "First Army Base Texas City Texas" and "Edward Martin Born Gal. Tx. Stationed here."
Date: [1913..1915]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Army camp at Texas City, Texas]

Description: Rows of Army tents and Army buildings. Photo was taken from outside and above the fence visible in the foreground. City buildings are visible in the far distance.
Date: [1913..1915]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Looking toward Texas City after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Huge clouds of black smoke rise from the Texas City port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. This picture appears to have been taken from a spot above the Galveston Port Area near the grain elevator. Two large ships, one of which is a cargo ship, is visible in front of a large building on stilts which is near the grain elevator and in front of a mult-storied warehouse. A large white ship, which may be a passenger ship, is moored next to the cargo ship.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Looking toward Texas City after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Huge clouds of heavy black and white smoke stream upwards from the Texas City port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. This photograph appears to have been taken from above the Galveston port, near the grain elevator. At the far left, the grain elevator, a very large multi-story warehouse and a line of railroad freight cars can be seen.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A Texas City policeman after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A photograph of an unidentified Texas City policeman in uniform after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. The officer has a blanket around his shoulders, and a bag on a strap over his shoulders. On the back of the photograph is written: "Texas City Policeman April 1947".
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Looking toward Texas City after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Huge clouds of black smoke rise from the Texas City port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. This picture appears to have been taken from a spot above the Galveston Port Area near the grain elevator. Two large ships, one of which is a cargo ship, are visible in front of a large building on stilts near the grain elevator and in front of a multi-storied warehouse. A large white ship, which may be a passenger ship is moored next to the cargo ship.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Looking toward Texas City after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Huge clouds of heavy black and white smoke fill the sky after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. This photograph appears to have been taken from above the Galveston port, near the grain elevator. At the far left, the grain elevator, a very large multi-story warehouse and a train car can be seen.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Looking toward Texas City after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Huge clouds of heavy black and white smoke stream upwards from the Texas City port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. This photograph appears to have been taken from above the Galveston port, down near the railroad yards and the grain elevator. In the foreground, four lines of railroad cars can be seen. A large multi-storied warehouse is behind the railroad tracks. At the left is a long building raised on stilts.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Boaters at the Texas City Dike in 1929]

Description: Two children sit in a wooden boat near the edge of the bay. In the background, around the bay inlet are other boats pulled up onshore, an open-air, but covered pavilion, some smaller wooden buildings, and a pier.
Date: September 1929
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Texas City Post Office in 1908]

Description: A photographic print of the Texas City Post Office in 1908. The second building from the left along a dirt road, the post office is a two story wooden building with a flat roof and a porch. To the left of the post office is a large two story house with a fenced hard. To the right of the post office, down the road from the post office are several two story buildings. On the photograph, in front of the building with the flat roof, is written :"P. O."
Date: 1908
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[At the Texas City dock in 1921]

Description: A group of three women and two men, posed on the Texas City Dock. Two men wearing dark suits and hats sit or crouch on top of the pilings to the right of the picture. The three ladies, dressed in stoles or jackets, hats and long dresses stand on the dock. On the back of the photograph is written: "Terry, Morton, Gustavos, Walker T.C. Docks." William R. Blocker is also in the photograph.
Date: 1921
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library