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This is no. 1 slip with barge in the background. This photo was taken three days after explosion showing four bodies floating in slip at this time

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
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.

Dates

  • 1947

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA
713-743-9750