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dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-29T20:33:09Z
dc.date.available 2008-07-29T20:33:09Z
dc.date.issued 1947
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21675
dc.description Photographs taken from the air. Photographer unknown.
dc.description.abstract Photographs of the Texas City, Texas waterfront which was later devastated by the April 16, 1947 disaster which occurred when a French ship carrying fertilizer on Galveston Bay caught fire and exploded. The nearby Monsanto styrene plant and other petroleum refineries, homes, warehouses, ships and buildings were largely destroyed. At least 576 were killed and 4,000 injured, with the town being almost completely destroyed.
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.ispartof This folder of materials is part of a larger collection. See on-line guide to collection at http://library.rice.edu/collections/WRC/finding-aids/manuscripts/0529.
dc.rights The copyright holder for this material is either unknown or unable to be found. This material is being made available by Rice University for non-profit educational use under the Fair Use Section of US Copyright Law.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
dc.source Texas City disaster records, 1947-2003, MS 516. Box 2 folder 15, pre-explosion photographs. Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University (preferred citation). Contact info :woodson@rice.edu
dc.title Texas City disaster area, pre-explosion photographs
dc.digitization.specifications No master version
dc.date.digital 2008
dc.identifier.digital ms529-pre
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
dc.identifier.citation (1947). "Texas City disaster area, pre-explosion photographs."

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