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Celebrations, anniversaries, etc. -- Texas -- Corpus Christi -- Buccaneer Days

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Buccaneer Commission Records

Identifier: Coll-157

The Buccaneer Commission Records reflect the events of the organization’s yearly historical celebration of pirates capturing the city for three days of fun. The celebration includes a festival, parade, rodeo, and carnival.

Dates: 1938-2006

Lloyd Howard Texas City Disaster & Ward Island Naval Air Technical Training Center Photographs and Other Materials

Identifier: Coll-182

This collection primarily consists of photographs taken by Lloyd Howard of the Texas City Disaster and its aftermath, and “day in the life” style photos of time spent training at the Ward Island Naval Air Technical Training Center. It provides a unique dichotomy into the first half of 1947 on the Texas gulf coast at both its most normal and most tragic.

Dates: 1947