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PHOTO COLLECTION #4

BOX 1

BAYFRONT – DOWNTOWN – BLUFF

PLEASURE PIERS – MARINA/T-HEADS

NORTH BEACH – BREAKWATER/JETTIES

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS

1.01 – Bayfront (1930s)

1.02 – Bayfront (1940s)

1.03 – Bayfront: Aerial Photos (1930s)

1.04 – Downtown (Pre-1920s)

1.05 – Downtown (1930s)

1.06 – Downtown (1940s)

1.07 – Downtown: Aerial Photos (1930s)

1.08 – Bluff (circa 1884)

1.09 – Bluff (1930s)

1.10 – Bluff (1940s)

1.11 – Pleasure Pier (1930s)

1.12 – Marina/T-Heads-Aerial Photos (1940s)

1.13 – North Beach (1930s)

1.14 – North Beach (1940s)

1.15 – North Beach (1950s)

1.16 – Breakwater/Jetties

1.17 – Aerial Photographs (1931; 1936)

1.18 – Aerial Photographs (March-May, 1937)

1.19 – Aerial Photographs (June-Oct., 1937)

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 - BOX 2

CHURCHES – HOSPITALS – LIBRARIES – SCHOOLS

BUILDINGS: MUNICIPAL – COUNTY – FEDERAL

BUILDINGS: PROFESSIONAL

2.01 – Churches: Church of the Good Shepherd

2.02 – Churches: Corpus Christi Cathedral

2.03 – Churches: First Baptist Church

2.04 – Churches: First Methodist Church

2.05 – Churches: First Presbyterian Church

2.06 – Hospitals: Corpus Christi Health Center

2.07 – Hospitals: Girls Friendly Society Clinic

2.08 – Hospitals: Gorrell Hospital

2.09 – Hospitals: Fred Roberts Memorial Hospital

2.10 – Hospitals: Orthopedic and Physio-Therapy Crippled Children’s Hospital

2.11 – Hospitals: Spohn Sanitarium on North Beach

2.12 – Libraries: La Retama Library (511 S. Broadway)

2.13 – Schools (Private): Incarnate Word Academy

2.14 – Schools: McKinzy School (Nueces County School House)

2.15 – Schools (Public): Menger Elementary

2.16 – Schools (Public): Driscoll Junior High

2.17 – Schools (Public): Northside Jr. High (formerly, Corpus Christi High School)

2.18 – Schools (Public): Wynn Seale Junior High

2.19 – Schools: Del Mar College (formerly, Corpus Christi Junior College)

2.20 – Buildings: Municipal – Chamber of Commerce Building

2.21 – Buildings: Municipal – City Hall (505 Peoples at Mesquite)

2.22 – Buildings: Municipal – City Hall (302 S. Shoreline) – groundbreaking

2.23 – Buildings: County – Nueces County Courthouse (1914)

2.24 – Buildings: Federal – Federal Building/Post Office (523 Starr St.)

2.25 – Buildings: Federal – Weather Station/Radio Tower (Ocean Dr., 1937)

2.26 – Buildings: Professional – Banks: Corpus Christi Bank and Trust Company (801 Leopard)

2.27 – Buildings: Professional - Banks: Corpus Christi National Bank (501 N. Chaparral)

2.28 – Buildings: Professional – Banks: First Federal Savings & Loan Association

(Sherman Bldg.-corner of Starr and Mesquite)

2.29 – Buildings: Professional – Banks: State National Bank (formerly, First State Bank) at

502 Mesquite

2.30 – Buildings: Professional – Banks: Texas State Bank & Trust Co.(603 N. Chaparral)

2.31 – Buildings: Professional – Carpenters Hall

2.32 – Buildings: Professional – Medical Professional Building (later, Commerce Bldg.)

2.33 – Buildings: Professional – Elks Lodge (later, YMCA Building) at 70l N. Water St.

2.34 – Buildings: Professional – HEEP Building (3115 Leopard)

2.35 – Buildings: Professional – Hendrick Building (541 ½ N. Broadway)

2.36 – Buildings: Professional – International Longshoremen Association Building

2.37 – Buildings: Professional – Jones Building (317 Peoples St.)

2.38 – Buildings: Professional – Nixon Building (613 Leopard)

2.39 – Buildings: Professional – Somico Building (Southern Minerals Corporation)

2.40 – Buildings: Professional – Telephone Exchange Building (401 N. Broadway)

2.41 – Buildings: Professional – YMCA Building (groundbreaking)

2.42 – Buildings: Unidentified

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 – BOX 3

BUILDINGS: RESIDENCES

3.01 – Leon W. Anderson Home

3.02 – Beldon Home

3.03 – Bishop’s House (Diocese of Corpus Christi)

3.04 – Centennial House (Forbes Britton Home)

3.05 – Frank Crook Home

3.06 – Edmund J. Davis Home

3.07 – V. M. Donigan Home

3.08 – Thomas B. Dunn Home

3.09 – James C. Hatch Home

3.10 – David Hirsch Home

3.11 – Martin Kelly Home

3.12 – Mifflin Kenedy Home

3.13 – H. C. Lege Home

3.14 – Mrs. John Rabb’s Home

3.15 – Dr. Henry Redman Home

3.16 – James Fergusun Scott Home

3.17 – John Scott Home

3.18 – W. B. Wrather Home

3.19 – Unidentified Residences (1935)

3.20 – Unidentified Residences (1936)

3.21 – Unidentified Residences (1937)

3.22 – Unidentified Residences (1938; 1939)

3.23 – Unidentified Residences (1940)

3.24 – Unidentified Residences (1941; 1942)

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 – BOX 4

BUSINESSES (A – E)

4.01 – Appliance Stores: Frigidaire-York Friedrich (700 block of Leopard)

4.02 – Appliance Stores: Unidentified

4.03 – Automotive: Unidentified shops

4.04 – Auto Dealers: Baker Motors (824 Chaparral)

4.05 – Auto Dealers: Kinsel Chevrolet-Used Cars

4.06 – Auto Dealers: McNabb-Collins Chrysler Plymouth (324 Chaparral)

4.07 – Auto Dealers: Orsinger Motor Co. (906 Chaparral)

4.08 – Auto Dealers: Southern Car Exchange (405 Water St.)

4.09 – Auto Dealers: South Texas Motor Co.

4.10 – Auto Loans: McKinney Brokerage Co. (900 Leopard)

4.11 – Auto Repair/Service: Dave’s Paint & Body Shop (715 Leopard)

4.12 – Auto Repair/Service: Dickenson Tire Service (202 Mesquite)

4.13 – Auto Repair/Service: Firestone Auto Supply & Service Stores (501 Schatzel)

4.14 – Auto Repair/Service: Fulton-Sparks Armature Works (1926 Antelope)

4.15 – Auto Repair/Service: Houston Petroleum Products (621 Water St.)

4.16 – Auto Repair/Service: C. E. Russell, Jr. Auto Parts (Chaparral St.)

4.17 – Auto Repair/Service: Sweet & Long Super Retreading & Vulcanizing

4.18 – Auto Shows: Unidentified

4.19 – Auto Storage: Conoco Service Station and Storage Service (1710 Water St.)

4.20 – Auto Storage: Nueces Storage Garage (617 N. Water St.)

4.21 – Auto Supply: Lion Auto Supply

4.22 – Auto Supply: Western Auto Stores (423 N. Mesquite)

4.23 – Bakeries: Butter Krust Bakery

4.24 – Bottling Companies: Langford Bottling Company

4.25 – Bottling Companies: Pepsi-Cola/Gulf Coast Distributing Co. (2002 Antelope)

4.26 – Coffee Distributors: Duncan Coffee Company (1221 Gavilan)

4.27 – Department Stores: Bon Ton Millinery and Dress Shop (410 Peoples St.)

4.28 – Department Stores: Eidsons (417-423 Chaparral)

4.29 – Department Stores: J. C. Penny Company (622 N. Chaparral)

4.30 – Department Stores: M. Lichtenstein & Sons (502 N. Chaparral)

4.31 – Department Stores: McCrory’s 5-10-25 Cent Store (605 Chaparral)

4.32 – Department Stores: Montgomery Ward & Co. (519-521 N. Chaparral)

4.33 – Department Stores: Morris Five Cents to One Dollar Stores (Six Points)

4.34 – Department Stores: Perkins Brothers Company (Leopard at Carancahua)

4.35 – Door Companies: Welsh Sash & Door Co., Inc. (1217 Kinney)

4.36 – Drug Stores: Boucher Pharmacy (600 N. Mesquite)

4.37 – Drug Stores: Cumbee Drug Co. (North Beach)

4.38 – Drug Stores: McInnis Drug Store (1711 S. Staples)

4.39 – Drug Stores: Modern Drugs/Pharmacy (424 Chaparral; 1001 3rd St.)

4.40 – Drug Stores: Sun Pharmacy (424 N. Chaparral)

4.41 – Drug Stores: Tower Pharmacy (1647 S. Alameda)

4.42 – Electric Companies: Shields Bros. Electric Co./Motor & Generator Service

4.43 – Electric Companies: Star Electric Co. (1719 Agnes)

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 – BOX 5

BUSINESSES CONT. (F – Z)

5.01 – Florists: Perry’s Flower Shop (1332 Third St.)

5.02 – Foundation Companies: Kwik-Way Foundation Co. (1816 Alameda)

5.03 – Freight Companies: Alamo Freight Lines (613 Mexico)

5.04 – Funeral Homes: Cage Funeral Homes (623 N. Broadway)

5.05 – Funeral Homes: Maxwell P. Dunne, Funeral Director (720 Antelope)

5.06 – Furniture Stores: Braslau Furniture Co. (918-920 Leopard)

5.07 – Furniture Stores: Cantwell Mattress & Awning Co. (3723 Agnes)

5.08 – Furniture Stores: Holoman’s Specialty Furniture & Decorating Shop

5.09 – Furniture Stores: Wolfson Furniture Co. (814 Leopard)

5.10 – General Merchandise: Harbor Island Store

5.11 – General Merchandise: Frank & Weil’s Store (Corner of Chaparral & Lawrence)

5.12 – General Merchandise: John Woessner & Son (624 N. Chaparral)

5.13 – Hardware Companies: Cage Hardware Company (407 N. Chaparral)

5.14 – Hardware Companies: Nau’s Department Stores (Hardware, etc.) – 607 Mesquite

5.15 – Jewelers: Taylor Bros. Jewelers (Corner of Mesquite & Starr St.)

5.16 – Laundry/Dry Cleaners: Eureka Laundry Co. (1111 Blucher)

5.17 – Laundry/Dry Cleaners: Felder’s Cleaners (615 Hancock)

5.18 – Laundry/Dry Cleaners: Oriental Laundry & Cleaners (1011 Third St.)

5.19 – Laundry/Dry Cleaners: White Swan Laundry and Cleaners (923 Kinney)

5.20 – Lumber Companies: Gus Cargile Lumber Co. (201 Staples)

5.21 – Lumber Companies: L. D. Garrison Lumber Co. (1221 Mestina)

5.22 – Lumber Companies: Pelican Lumber Co. (130 Dwight)

5.23 – Lumber Companies: Sammons Lumber Co. (127 N. Staples)

5.24 – Lumber Companies: Stahlman Lumber Company (2800 Leopard)

5.25 – Lumber Companies: Temple Lumber Company (3302 Leopard)

5.26 – Lumber Companies: L. B. Wehring Lumber Company (515 N. Staples)

5.27 – Lumber Companies: Zarsky Lumber Co. (510 N. Port)

5.28 – Machine Supply Companies: San Antonio Machine & Supply Co. (SAMSCO)

5.29 – Milk Companies: Grisham Ice Cream Company (520 Belden)

5.30 – Music Stores: Graves Music Company (415 Schatzel)

5.31 – Music Stores: Unidentified Music Stores

5.32 – News Stands: Unidentified

5.33 – Nurseries/Landscaping Companies: Walley’s Nursery (2215 Morgan)

5.34 – Photo Studios: McGregor Studio (1015 Chaparral)

5.35 – Printing Companies: C. C. Printing Co. (206 N. Mesquite)

5.36 – Publishing Companies: The Caller-Times (820 Broadway)

5.37 – Real Estate Companies: J. A. C. Baker Realty Co. (518 Water St.)

5.38 – Seed Companies: W. K. Shepperd Co.-Wholesale Seed and Grain (1222 Laredo)

5.39 – Shoe Stores: Karl’s Shoe Store (725 Leopard)

5.40 – Sign Companies: Lloyd Manning Sign Co.

5.41 – Storage Companies: Mac Transfer and Storage Co. (620 Power St.)

5.42 – Trailer Parks: Elliot’s Modern Trailer Park (3950 Timon)

5.43 – Veterinarians: Unidentified Veterinarian Office

5.44 – Businesses: Unidentified

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 – BOX 6

BUSINESSES: HOTELS / RESTAURANTS/ GROCERS / LIQUOR STORES / SALOONS & NIGHT CLUBS / CLUB HOUSES & COUNTRY CLUBS

6.01 – Hotels: Bidwell Hotel (402 Mesquite)

6.02 – Hotels: Driscoll Hotel (611-615 N. Upper Broadway)

6.03 – Hotels: Little Mexican Inn (811 Leopard)

6.04 – Hotels: Nueces Hotel (308 Peoples at Chaparral)

6.05 – Hotels: Plaza Hotel (602-606 Leopard)

6.06 – Hotels: Princess Louise Hotel (306 Mann St.)

6.07 – Hotels: Sand and Sea Resort Hotel (1013 N. Shoreline)

6.08 – Hotels: San Patricio Inn (4121 Timon)

6.09 – Hotels: St. James Hotel (Chaparral at Lawrence St.)

6.10 – Hotels: State Hotel (Donigan Bldg., 703 N. Mesquite)

6.11 – Hotels: Wall Hotel (1121 ½ Kinney)

6.12 – Restaurants: Bunk’s Café (1322 Leopard)

6.13 – Restaurants: Faust Café (412 N. Chaparral)

6.14 – Restaurants: Gardenia Café (522 Waco)

6.15 – Restaurants: KC Barbecue Stand (300 S. Staples)

6.16 – Restaurants: La Palma (215 Elm)

6.17 – Restaurants: Lozano’s Café (415 Staples)

6.18 – Restaurants: Mayflower Café (702 N. Chaparral)

6.19 – Restaurants: Muehlebach’s

6.20 – Restaurants: Park Café (902 N. Chaparral)

6.21 – Restaurants: Pete’s Inn (1002 N. Chaparral)

6.22 – Restaurants: Pier Café (Pleasure Pier-524 N. Water St.)

5.23 – Restaurants: Pig Stand (2211 Leopard)

6.24 – Restaurants: Play House Restaurant (509 S. Water St.)

6.25 – Restaurants: Unidentified

6.26 – Grocers: Biel Self-Service Grocery (1015 S. Staples)

6.27 – Grocers: Doc & Bob’s Fruit Market (117 N. Staples)

6.28 – Grocers: Garden Food Market (1516 Leopard)

6.29 – Grocers: Guys M System Store (801 Chaparral)

6.30 – Grocers: I. G. A. Super Market (1701 Morgan)

6.31 – Grocers: Pak-It-Hom

6.32 – Grocers: Patillo Bros. Red & White Food Stores (2104 Morgan)

6.33 – Grocers: Pay-n-Takit Food Market (1532 Agnes)

6.34 – Grocers: Piggly Wiggly Stores (2502 Leopard)

6.35 – Grocers: W. S. Rankin (Corner of Mesquite and Peoples St.)

6.36 – Grocers: Rodman’s New Market Grocery (601 S. Staples)

6.37 – Grocers: Six Point Grocery, Inc. (1657 S. Staples)

6.38 – Grocers: Unidentified

6.39 – Beverage Companies: Barq’s Beverages, Inc. (3421 Agnes)

6.40 – Liquor Stores: Joe Neel’s Liquor Store (1326 Third)

6.41 – Liquor Stores: Unidentified

6.42 – Saloons/Night Clubs: Jerry’s Nite Club

6.43 – Club Houses/Country Clubs: Moravian Club Hall

6.44 – Club Houses/Country Clubs: Unidentified Yacht Club

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 – BOX 7

PORT OF CORPUS CHRISTI

7.01 – Port: Ships (1930s)

7.02 – Port: Dockside (1930s)

7.03 – Port: Aerial Photos (1930s)

7.04 – Port: Ships (1940s)

7.05 – Port: Dockside (1940s)

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 – BOX 8

INDUSTRIES: (A – Z)

INDUSTRIES: OIL & GAS

AGRICULTURE AND RANCHING

 

Industries (A – Z)

8.01 – Corpus Christi Dunbrik Company

8.02 – Halliburton Oil Well Cementing Company

8.03 – Sinclair Refining Company

8.04 – Southern Alkali Corporation

8.05 – Southern Minerals Corporation

8.06 – Unidentified Industrial Labs

 

Oil & Gas Industry

8.07 – Drilling Wells and Platforms (1930s; 1940s)

8.08 – Drilling Well Blowouts (1930s)

8.09 – Unidentified Petrochemical Plants

 

Agriculture and Ranching

8.10 – Agriculture: General

8.11 – Agriculture: Grain Production

8.12 – Agriculture: Cotton Production

8.13 – Ranching: Chapman Ranch

8.14 – Ranching: King Ranch

8.15 – Ranching: Sheep

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 – BOX 9

TRANSPORTATION/SHIPS & SHIPPING

9.01 – Airports: Cliff Maus Field-Municipal Airport

9.02 – Airships: Goodyear Airship “Reliance”

9.03 – Automobiles

9.04 – Buses

9.05 – Horse and Cart Trade

9.06 – Railroads: Trains

9.07 – Ships & Shipping: Borden’s Ferry (1885)

9.07 – Ships & Shipping: Power Cruisers

9.08 – Ships & Shipping: Sailboats

9.09 – Ships & Shipping: Schooners – The U.S.S. Constitution (“Old Ironsides”)

9.10 – Ships & Shipping: Shipwrecks

9.11 – Ships & Shipping: Unidentified Photos

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PHOTO COLLECTION #4 – BOX 10

STREETS & EXPRESSWAYS/BRIDGES

 

Streets & Expressways

10.01 – Broadway (Upper and Lower)

10.02 – Chaparral Street (Early Images)

10.03 – Chaparral Street (1930s)

10.04 – Chaparral Street (1940s; 1950s)

10.05 – Leopard Street

10.06 – Mesquite Street

10.07 – Nueces Bay Causeway

10.08 – Ocean Drive

10.09 – Peoples Street

10.10 – Port Avenue

10.11 – Schatzel Street

10.12 – Six Points

 

Bridges

10.13 – Bascule Bridge (1930s)

10.14 – Bascule Bridge (1940s)

10.15 – Padre Island Bridge Over Pass