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Warehouse destroyed. Located between no.1 and 2 slips. Ship in each slip explodex (sic). First ship exploded in no. 1 slip to left of picture

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
From the Collection: This set of 21 photographs was taken between April 16 and 21, immediately after the 1947 explosion in Texas City. At some point the photos were removed from a small album. We have the notes concerning each photo made on the facing album pages but no additional information.


  • 1947

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet


Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA