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PHOTO COLLECTION #4

BOX 1Doc McGregor "Old Corpus Christi The Past in Photographs" by Murphy Givens

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)

 

 

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

 

 

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)

 

 

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)

 

 

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

 

 

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 Cafι (1322 Leopard)

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

6.14 – Restaurants:  Gardenia Cafι (522 Waco)

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

6.16 – Restaurants:  La Palma (215 Elm)

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

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

6.19 – Restaurants:  Muehlebach’s

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

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

6.22 – Restaurants:  Pier Cafι (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

 

 

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) 

 

 

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

 

                    

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

 

  

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

 

 

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