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Two Injured children after Poe Elementary School explosion in 1959
(Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, 1959-09-15)
On the morning of September 15, 1959, Paul Harold Orgeron detonated a bomb at Poe Elementary School that killed three children, a teacher, a custodian and Mr. Orgeron. Nineteen other people were ...
Flooded restaurant during hurricane Debra in 1959
(Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, 1959-07-25)
Hurricane Debra hit between Freeport, Texas and Galveston, Texas on July 25, 1959. It was a category 1 hurricane that caused $7 million dollars in damage but no fatalities.