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Box 1

 Container

Contains 21 Collections and/or Records:

Motor convoy for Texas City

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Police Headquarters. This is the main section of town - about 1.5 miles from explosion

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Houses one mile from explosion

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Houses one mile from explosion

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Houses one mile from explosion

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Road heading into explosion area - one mile from area of the first explosion

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Parking area one half mile from explosion area. Car at left of picture damaged by first explosion

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Oil tanks afire third day after explosion - one mile to the left of fires

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Parking lot 1/4 mile from explosion to right of picture. Cars covered with sea water and mud

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Freight cars 1/4 mile from explosion. These were to be loaded onto freight barge

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

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
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Barge 100 feet long that was in no.1 slip. This barge lifted out of water and landed 100 feet inland. Damaged part of barge in picture is fire truck thrown there by second explosion. No. 1 slip is bhind (sic) barge

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Fuel tank 200(?) yards inland from no. 1 slip

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

Five story building beside no. 1 slip with photographer standing by slip. Boxcars that were on tracts (sic) I picture were blown to pieces

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.

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
Dates: 1947
Scope and Contents 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.