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Port of Galveston [Texas]

Port of Galveston [Texas]

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1845 Jan. 4. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

U.S. Reports: Oakey v. Bennett et al., 52 U.S. (11 How.) 33 (1851)

U.S. Reports: Oakey v. Bennett et al., 52 U.S. (11 How.) 33 (1851)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 52; Howard Volume 11; December Term, 1850; Samuel W. Oakey, Plaintiff in error, v. John H. Bennett, Administrator of William Hall, and John H. Illies

A bird's eye view of the city of New York View of Galveston, Texas.

A bird's eye view of the city of New York View of Galveston, Texas.

Illustration showing a bird's eye view of New York City looking toward Battery Park (?) and a view of Galveston from the bay, boats and ships in foreground. Illus. in: Gleason's pictorial, v. 2, no. 20 (1852 M... more

Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, or Texas and New Orleans Air Line Rail Line, its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, or Texas ...

Outline map of Texas and vicinity showing railroads actually built, under construction, and chartered but not under contract. Scale ca. 1:2,002,000. LC Railroad maps, 551 Description derived from published bibl... more

Attack on Federal fleet at Galveston, January 1, 1863.

Attack on Federal fleet at Galveston, January 1, 1863.

From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 314. Indexed: eighteen positions of ships are... more

Flake's bulletin. Extra Galveston May 13, 1864.

Flake's bulletin. Extra Galveston May 13, 1864.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 12.

Bird's-eye view of Galveston, Texas

Bird's-eye view of Galveston, Texas

Photo-engraving copyrighted by Ward Brothers, in Souvenir of Galveston, Texas. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A/P/P I.; Tex. G- 1888; Publ. Ind.; Geogr.; Shelf.

Galveston Co. /

Galveston Co. /

Blueprint Shows land ownership. "Traced April 1935 by Jas. Woodland." LC Land ownership maps, 982 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Galveston Co.

Galveston Co.

Shows landownership. LC Land ownership maps, 983 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Galveston disaster

Galveston disaster

Galveston, Texas, after the hurricane and flood of Sept. 8-9, 1900: Loading dead body on cart. Stereo copyrighted by Griffith & Griffith. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tra... more

Galveston disaster, trying to find where their home stood

Galveston disaster, trying to find where their home stood

Two African American women search through rubble following a violent hurricane which devasted most of Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives.

Bird's-eye view of dock front, Galveston /

Bird's-eye view of dock front, Galveston /

"Galveston cyclone series. At the first news of the disaster by cyclone and tidal wave that devastated Galveston on Saturday, Sept. 8th, 1900, we equipped a party of photographers and sent them by special train... more

Galveston Disaster. House on Ave. N slightly moved with flood

Galveston Disaster. House on Ave. N slightly moved with flood

Photograph shows a house tipped on side, with several boys standing in front, after a flood in Galveston, Texas D19982 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. Stereo copyrighted by Griffith & Griffith.

Panorama of orphans' home, Galveston /

Panorama of orphans' home, Galveston /

"The camera focuses on the building indicated as the Orphans Home, showing damage created by either the wind of the hurricane or the backwash from the tidal wave, and including debris around the yard. As the ca... more

St. Lucas Terrace, under ruins 80 bodies were found after this photograph was made, Galveston Disaster

St. Lucas Terrace, under ruins 80 bodies were found after this photogr...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Floods Tex. Galveston 1900; Geogr.; Disasters; Shelf.

Looking toward the gulf, showing space swept clean by the tornado's might, Galveston, Texas

Looking toward the gulf, showing space swept clean by the tornado's mi...

Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley (Keystone View Co.). No. 10998. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Tex. G- 1900; Storms Tornadoes Tex. 1900; Photog. I.; Geog... more

Galveston disaster, getting a dead body from the ruins

Galveston disaster, getting a dead body from the ruins

Men searching through rubble for victims following a violent hurricane which devastated most of Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives. D19977 U.S. Copyright Office. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith.

Galveston flood, Sept., 1900--Commissary Dept.

Galveston flood, Sept., 1900--Commissary Dept.

Horse-drawn carts for food delivery, protected by armed guards, outside the Commissary in Galveston, Texas. D23864 U.S. Copyright Office. On mount: The Universal Photo Art Co. No. 5441. Copyright by C.H. Graves.

Searching ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for dead bodies /

Searching ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for dead bodies /

From Edison films catalog: This shows the heart of one of the tremendous drifts in the east end of Galveston. Hundreds of dead bodies are concealed in these immense masses, and at the time the picture was taken... more

The dead left by the receding flood, 33d St. and Avenue M, Galveston, Texas

The dead left by the receding flood, 33d St. and Avenue M, Galveston, ...

Two dead bodies lie in the debris following a violent hurricane which devastated most of Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives.

Galveston 1900 - gathering dead

Galveston 1900 - gathering dead

Photograph shows the aftermath of the 1900 Galveston hurricane. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

"This picture shows the remains of one of the docks, several freight cars being piled one upon the other, while the most interesting part of the picture shows two schooners literally smashed one into the other,... more

Galveston disaster, merchants drying goods after flood

Galveston disaster, merchants drying goods after flood

Textiles drying on makeshift clotheslines strung outside storefront.

Galveston disaster, people leaving city after flood

Galveston disaster, people leaving city after flood

Large double-decked boat filled to capacity with people leaving Galveston, Texas following the hurricane of 1900. D19932 U.S. Copyright Office. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith.

Galveston Disaster, Texas: a slightly twisted house

Galveston Disaster, Texas: a slightly twisted house

D19940 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by Griffith & Griffith. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Storms Hurricanes; Texas G-; Floods 1900; Shelf.

Galveston disaster, relief party working at Ave. P and Tremont St.

Galveston disaster, relief party working at Ave. P and Tremont St.

Wreckage after hurricane and flood of Sept. 8-9, 1900. Stereo copyrighted by Griffith & Griffith. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Disasters; Ph. Ind.

Galveston disaster, I'm glad Ise living

Galveston disaster, I'm glad Ise living

African American boy, sitting on debris in the wake of the 1900 hurricane, Galveston, Texas. D19941 U.S. Copyright Office. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith.

Shelter for the homeless, Galveston's awful disaster

Shelter for the homeless, Galveston's awful disaster

Row of tents set up to house survivors of the 1900 Galveston hurricane.

Galveston disaster, public school 25th St. and Ave. P

Galveston disaster, public school 25th St. and Ave. P

Galveston, Tex., ruins after hurricane, Sept., 1900. Stereo copyrighted by M.H. Zahner, Niagara Falls, N.Y. cf. America's Yesterdays, p. 86. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with sub... more

Galveston's awful calamity - Gulf tidal wave, September 8th 1900

Galveston's awful calamity - Gulf tidal wave, September 8th 1900

Print shows the destruction caused by a hurricane and tidal wave to Galveston, Texas, wreckage to buildings, survivors, and the bodies of victims; also shows vignettes at the corners and across the bottom: Dray... more

Panoramic view of Tremont Hotel, Galveston /

Panoramic view of Tremont Hotel, Galveston /

From Edison films catalog: This picture shows several buildings which were wrecked and also shows a rear view of this hotel, which is on the highest point of land in Galveston, and in which several thousand peo... more

The Galveston Catastrophe - removing a body from land under 20 feet of debris

The Galveston Catastrophe - removing a body from land under 20 feet of...

Men using pitch forks to remove body. D21853 U.S. Copyright Office This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Floods 1900; Storms Hurricanes; Texas G-; Shelf.

Galveston 1900

Galveston 1900

Photograph shows the aftermath of the 1900 Galveston hurricane. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)

Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

From Edison films catalog: During the terrific storm all of the light craft along the dock front was lifted out of the water and washed up into the streets, many of them being carried for miles inland. This sub... more

Galveston disaster, interior St. Patrick's church

Galveston disaster, interior St. Patrick's church

Three young men inside ruins of church, following a violent hurricane which devastated Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives. D19950 U.S. Copyright Office.

Panorama of Galveston power house /

Panorama of Galveston power house /

From Edison films catalog: This building and machinery supplied the electric power and electric light for the entire city of Galveston, including the car system. The building, which is of solid masonry, is a co... more

Galveston Disaster, Texas: begining life anew after the storm

Galveston Disaster, Texas: begining life anew after the storm

2 men and a woman in front of a partially constructed shack. D19966 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by Griffith & Griffith. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tra... more

Galveston 1900 - 18th and N Sts.

Galveston 1900 - 18th and N Sts.

Photograph shows the aftermath of the 1900 Galveston hurricane. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)

Lucas Terrace under which 51 people lie buried, Galveston

Lucas Terrace under which 51 people lie buried, Galveston

Remnants of multi-story building, bricks and lumber strewn in the wake of the 1900 hurricane and flood, Galveston, Texas. D21851 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 611-C. Copyright by C.L. Wasson.

Missed!--A deaf looter at Galveston escapes temporarily a deserved fate

Missed!--A deaf looter at Galveston escapes temporarily a deserved fat...

A "deaf" thief removing a ring from the hand of a dead victim of a hurricane and flood, Galveston, Texas. D21852 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 627-C.

In ruined Galveston--ready to consign a storm victim to the flames

In ruined Galveston--ready to consign a storm victim to the flames

Men carrying body of victim of hurricane and flood for burning to large open fire, Galveston, Texas. D21860 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 620-C.

Galveston disaster

Galveston disaster

Galveston, Texas, after the hurricane and flood of Sept. 8-9, 1900: Burning dead bodies. Stereo copyrighted by Griffith & Griffith. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings:... more

Galveston disaster, carrying dead body to fire to be burned

Galveston disaster, carrying dead body to fire to be burned

African American men carrying body on stretcher, surrounded by wreckage of the hurricane and flood, Galveston, Texas.

Seeking valuables in the wreckage, Galveston, Texas

Seeking valuables in the wreckage, Galveston, Texas

Man, woman and children rummage through rubble of destroyed houses following a violent hurricane which devestated most of Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives. D19845 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L... more

[Sea wall construction site, Galveston, Texas]

[Sea wall construction site, Galveston, Texas]

Bain News Service photograph. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Galveston

Galveston

H1266[...]2 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; A. L. Barnett; 1909. Copyright claimant's address: Houston, Tex. Neg. no. 1.

Galveston
Panoram #2, Galveston, Texas

Panoram #2, Galveston, Texas

J139283 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Haines Photo. Co.; March 18, 1910. Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O.

Camp at Galveston

Camp at Galveston

Photo probably shows Camp Crockett at Galveston, Texas. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009) Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (... more

Galveston -- troops and transports

Galveston -- troops and transports

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). General information about the George Grantha... more

Beach & boulevard, Galveston, Texas

Beach & boulevard, Galveston, Texas

J139286 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; March 18, 1910. Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O.

[Tex. - Galveston - "landing a tarpon - exciting sport - a daily occurrence at Galveston"]

[Tex. - Galveston - "landing a tarpon - exciting sport - a daily occur...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Shelf. Fishing Texas.

Water front #2, Galveston, Texas

Water front #2, Galveston, Texas

J140015 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; 1910. Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O.

Stern of "Dacia" at Galveston

Stern of "Dacia" at Galveston

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). General information about the George Grantha... more

Camp at Galveston

Camp at Galveston

Photo probably shows Camp Crockett at Galveston, Texas. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

Gen. Miles [i.e., Mills] at Galveston

Gen. Miles [i.e., Mills] at Galveston

Photo shows General Albert Leopold Mills (1854-1916). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

Parade, 1st Prov. Regt., Ft. Crockett, Galveston, Tex.

Parade, 1st Prov. Regt., Ft. Crockett, Galveston, Tex.

J155708 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Joseph M. Maurer; May 22, 1911; DLC/PP-1911:44292. No. 5.

Million dollar Hotel Galvez on Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas

Million dollar Hotel Galvez on Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas

J161673 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by H.H. Morris, Galveston, Texas.

Gen. A.L. Mills at Galveston

Gen. A.L. Mills at Galveston

Photo shows General Albert Leopold Mills (1854-1916). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

Manuever [sic] Camp, 1st Seperate [sic] Brigade, Galveston, Tex.

Manuever [sic] Camp, 1st Seperate [sic] Brigade, Galveston, Tex.

J155596 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Joseph M. Maurer; May 19, 1911. No. 2.

Panorama, Ft. Crockett, Galveston, Tex., parade 2nd Prov. Regt.

Panorama, Ft. Crockett, Galveston, Tex., parade 2nd Prov. Regt.

J155595 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Joseph M. Maurer; May 19, 1911; DLC/PP-1911:44272. No. 3.

Panoramic view of Galveston's gulf front, taken from Murdoch's Bath House at foot of Tremont street

Panoramic view of Galveston's gulf front, taken from Murdoch's Bath Ho...

Postcard showing the seawall, the city as raised, Gulf front promenade, pavillions and Hotel Galvez. K60651 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Includes text about Galveston on verso. R-38396. "Copyright by... more

Camp, Fourth & Seventh Infantry, Ft. Crockett, Galveston, Tex.

Camp, Fourth & Seventh Infantry, Ft. Crockett, Galveston, Tex.

J179979 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Joseph M. Maurer; April 4, 1913.