Reference Sources

1948-1949 Basketball State Champs

  • Shire, A. (1949, February 21). Stingarees face Milby in return tilt Tuesday; coaches rate CHS hoopsters on All-District squad. Texas City Sun, 4.
  • Shire, A. (1949, March 6). Dick Edwards' great team is best in Texas. Texas City Sun, 4 & 6.
  • Shire/United Press. (1949, March 7). Mosher, Chuoke Named To All-State AA Squad. Texas City Sun, 4.
  • The Stingaree, 1949. [yearbook] Texas City, TX: Cental High School.

1997 State Football Champs

  • The Stingaree, 1998. (1998). Texas City, TX: Texas City High School.
  • The Stingaree, 2000. (2000). Texas City, TX: Texas City High School. Clarion, Ronald. Texas City Sun.
  • "Daniels, Stings Capture First State Championship in Thrilling Finish." 14 December 1997.Warren, Gerald.
  • Texas City Sun. "Stings Claim Second State Crown" 19 December 1999.

1999 State Football Champs

  • The Stingaree, 2000. (2000). [yearbook] Texas City, TX: Texas City High School.
  • Levesque, J. (1999, December 12). Stingarees Live Up to Their Season's Motto. Texas City Sun, p. 1B.
  • Rick, G. (1999, December 12). Stings Capture Second 4A Title. Texas City Sun, p. 1A. Warren, Gerald.
  • Texas City Sun. "Stings Claim Second State Crown" 19 December 1999.

1st Aerosquadron

  • Edwards, Douglas E. (1998). 1st Aero Squadron in Texas City, Texas. Journal of the League of World War I Aviation Historians, 13, 116-134.
  • Hennesy, Juliette A. (1985). United States Army Air Arm April 1861-April 1917. Office of Air Force History, United States Air Force, Washington D.C. pp. 74-79.
  • Moncla, Susie and Ponce, Jesse. (1993). History of the Army Camp & the 1st Aero Squadron at Texas City, Texas. Texas City, Texas : Moore Memorial Library.

Army Camp

  • "The Division First Anniversary." (1914, February 28). Texas City Daily Times. Vol. 3.
  • Maurer, J. M. (1913). Camp of Fourth and Sixth Brigades, Second Division United States Troops at Texas City, Texas 1913 and views of Texas City. Galveston, Texas.
  • Moncla, Susie and Ponce, Jesse. (1993). History of the Army camp & the 1st Aero Squadron at Texas City, Texas. Texas City, Texas: Moore Memorial Library.

Augustus B. Wolvin

  • Benham, Priscilla. (1988). Texas City: port of opportunity. The Houston Review: History and Culture of the Gulf Coast, X(3), 137-159.
  • Benham, Priscilla. (1993). The Texas City Terminal Railway Company: a history. Texas City, TX: Moore Memorial Public Library.
  • Graham, Sam B. (Ed.). (1945). Galveston County community book: a historical and biographical record of Galveston and Galveston County. Galveston, TX: Arthur H. Cawston.
  • Wheaton, Elizabeth. (1959). Texas City, Texas : its beginning, its destruction, its revitalization. Texas City, TX : Texas City Chamber of Commerce.

Charles Brown

  • Cohn, Lawrence. (Ed.). (1993). Nothing but the blues: The music and the musicians. New York: Abbeville Press.
  • Deffaa, Chip. (1996). Blue rhythms: Six lives in rhythm and blues. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.
  • Evans, David. (2005). NPR Curious listener's guide to the blues. New York: Perigee Books.
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. (n.d.). Charles Brown. Retrieved from: http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/charles-brown on January 29, 2010.
  • Russell, Tony and Chris Smith (2006). The Penguin guide to blues recordings. New York : Penguin Books.
  • Tosches, Nick (1999). Unsung heroes of rock 'n' roll: the birth of rock in the wild years before Elvis. New York : Da Capo Press.

Chemical Companies

Churches

  • Bahler, H.W. (1936, November 26). First Methodist Church organized 38 years ago. Texas City Sun, A1.
  • Moore Memorial Public Library (Ed.). (1986). History of churches in Texas City: prepared in honor of the Texas sesquicentennial year. Texas City, TX: Moore Memorial Public Library.
  • Price, Mamie. (1941). Texas City: a deep-water port. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Texas, Austin, Texas.
  • Religious sects are represented here by 6 denominations. (1936, November 27). Texas City Sun, A1.
  • Reflections: Texas City-La Marque early 1830's-1996. (1996). Texas City, TX: Texas City Sun.

College of the Mainland

Defense Effort

  • Benham, Priscilla. Texas City, Texas. Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved June 9, 2010, from http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/TT/hdt3.html.
  • Benham, Priscilla Myers. (May 1987). Texas City, Port of Industrial Opportunity. A dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Department of History University of Houston in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy. Houston, Texas.
  • Price, Mamie. (August, 1941). Texas City - a Deep-Water Port. Thesis present to the faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Texas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts. Austin, Texas.
  • Texas City Sun. March 8, 1991. City compiling list of names for monument.

Early Business And Industry

  • Benham, Priscilla. (1987). Texas City: Port of Industrial Opportunity. Houston, TX: University of Houston.
  • Oakes, J. (1908). Plan and Estimate of Cost of Improving Channel From Galveston Harbor to Texas City, TX. United States Congressional Serial Set, 19 (Government Documents), 8.
  • Price, Mamie. (1945). History of Texas City. Texas City, TX: City of Texas City.

Early Settlers

  • Benham, Priscilla. Texas City, Texas. Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved June 9, 2009, from http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/TT/hdt3.html.
  • Benham, Priscilla Myers. (May 1987). Texas City, Port of Industrial Opportunity. A dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Department of History University of Houston in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy. Houston, Texas.
  • Block, W. T. [undated] "A buccaneer family in Spanish East Texas: a biographical sketch of Captain James and Mary Sabinal Campbell." Nederland, TX.
  • Campbell, Collier. (1990). Shoal Point and the lighthouse. Texas City, Texas : Moore Memorial Library.
  • Campbell, Collier. (1992). Texas City - City by the Bay. Texas City, Texas : Moore Memorial Library.
  • Galveston Daily News (various issues).
  • Texas City Daily Times. Vol. 2, No. 48, March 30, 1914. "Some tabloid facts about Texas City."
  • Texas City Daily Time. Mar.30, 1914. "History of Texas City."
  • Texas City Star. January 1, 1915.
  • Texas City Sun (various issues).

Frank Davison and the Davison Family

  • Abstract of Title to Lost and Blocks in Texas City, First, Second and Third Divisions; also 333 1/3 acres of the James B Wells Survey, (n.d.) Galveston County, Texas.
  • Allen, G. (1967, December 6). 19th Century Texas City Home Will Be Preserved. The Daily Sun.
  • Davison Home May Be Restored As Museum for Texas City Historical Material. (1966, July 28). The Galveston Daily News.
  • Federal Reporter: Circuit Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit: No. 193. (1895, May 1). Myers vs. League et al. No. 62, p. 653 Retrieved August 1, 2009, from http://ftp.resource.org/courts.gov/c/F1/0062/0062.f1.0654.pdf)
  • Hamilton, M. B. (1984). Early, Early On.
  • McClintock, G. D. (Ed.). (1990). The Davison Book. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Mrs. Davison relates history of Texas City. (1938, November 25). Texas City Sun: Galveston County Mainland Progress Edition, p. D4.
  • Texas City Heritage Assn Closes Davison Deal. (1973, December 17). The Daily Sun, p. 1.

Grain Elevator

  • Benham, Priscilla. (1987). Texas City: Port of Industrial Opportunity. Houston, TX: University of Houston.
  • Minutaglio, Bill. (2003). City on Fire: The Forgotten Disaster That Devastated a Town and Ignited a Landmark Legal Battle. New York: HarperCollins.
  • Oakes, J. (1908). Plan and Estimate of Cost of Improving Channel From Galveston Harbor to Texas City, TX. United States Congressional Serial Set, 19 (Government Documents), 8.

Harm Bates (Hoopie) Williams

  • Bazzoon, Berylyn C. (1993, August). Speaking of Texas. Texas Highways, 3.
  • Champ hoop roller starts for New York. (1929, August 2). Galveston County Sun, 1.
  • DeMaet, Ken. (n.d.) A Century of Promoting Growth: Texas City Terminal Railway Company, 1883-1993., 73.
  • Hoopie and Irma arrive in New York City. (1930, January 31). Galveston County Sun, 1.
  • TC's 'Hoopie' mad headlines. (1989, July 23). Texas City Sun, 1-2.
  • Williams, Freeman. (1994, July/August). My brother made some real Hoopla. Reminisce, 58.
  • Williams, Freeman. (1989). Harm Bates (Hoopie Williams) [Unpublished narrative]. Moore Memorial Public Library Vertical Files.

Hugh Moore

Incorporation

  • Benham, Priscilla. Texas City, Texas. Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved June 9, 2009, from http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/TT/hdt3.html.
  • Benham, Priscilla Myers. (May 1987). Texas City, Port of Industrial Opportunity. A dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Department of History University of Houston in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy. Houston, Texas.
  • Campbell, Collier. (1990). Shoal Point and the lighthouse. Texas City, Texas: Moore Memorial Library.
  • Campbell, Collier. (1992). Texas City - City by the Bay. Texas City, Texas: Moore Memorial Library.
  • Galveston Daily News (various issues).
  • Texas City Daily Times. Vol. 2, No. 48, March 30, 1914. "Some tabloid facts about Texas City."
  • Texas City Daily Time. Mar.30, 1914. "History of Texas City."
  • Texas City Star. January 1, 1915.
  • Texas City Sun (various issues).

Jean Lafitte/James Campbell

  • Articles and Documents Pertaining to James Campbell and His Family and to Campbell's Bayou (1998). Texas City, TX: Moore Memorial Public Library.
  • Block, W.T. (1991). A Buccaneer Family in Spanish East Texas: A Biographical Sketch of Captain James and Mary Sabinal Campbell. Nederland, TX: Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record.
  • Gayarre, Charles. (1965). Historical Sketch of Pierre and Jean Lafitte the Famous Smugglers of Louisiana. London: Jenkins Pub Co.
  • Gooden, A. (2003, June 13). Was it Lafitte's spyglass?. The Galveston County Daily News, 4.
  • Services Held for Oldest Resident. (1930, July 5). Texas City Sun, p. 1.

Jimmie Wedell

Law Enforcement and Firefighters

  • Andrews, Dwight. (1999, October 30). Cop dogs K9 on patrol. Texas City Sun, p. 3A.
  • Benham, Priscilla. (1986). Texas City: Port of Industrial Opportunity. Austin: University Of Texas.
  • Campbell, C. A., & Moncla, S. M. (1999). Texas City: Images of the Twentieth Century. Virginia Beach: Donning Company Publishers.
  • Emergency medical services (EMS) to the City of Texas City. (n.d.). City of Texas City Website. Retrieved from http://www.texas-city-tx.org/FireDept/EMShome.htm. Accessed 2010, April 20.
  • "Fire Department Organized." Texas City Times 9 Aug. 1912, no. 10 ed.: 1a. Print.
  • Rankin L. DeWalt Criminal Justice Center(1998). Texas City: City of Texas City, 1998. Print.
  • Stevick, Chuck. (1993, December 9). EDC Approves Tentative Police Station Plans. Texas City Sun, p. 1.
  • TCFD Historical Data. (n.d.). City of Texas City Website. Retrieved December 1, 2009, from http://www.texas-city-tx.org/FireDept/FDHistroicalData.htm
  • Texas City Disaster Report. (n.d.). Local 1259 Texas City Disaster Fire News House Fires Car Wrecks Fire Departments Links. Retrieved December 1, 2009, from http://www.local1259iaff.org/report.htm
  • Texas City Police Department. (n.d.). Welcome to the City of Texas City Website!. Retrieved December 1, 2009, from http://www.texas-city-tx.org/Police/Police.htm
  • Thompson, Carter. (1997, March 13). New TC criminal justice facility to be named for Dewalt. Texas City Sun, p. 1.
  • Reflections: Texas City - La Marque 1830's-1996. (1996). Texas City, TX: Texas City Sun.

Mainland Hospital

  • County memorial hospital built the first heliport in Texas. (1977, November 10). Galveston Daily News.
  • Fifty years in the making. (2002, May 22). Texas City Sun, p. 5C.
  • Smith, Michael. (2002, May 23). 50 years of healing. Texas City Sun.

Nature Trails

  • Andrews, Dwight C. (1999, June 5). Trail, new statues dedicated today. Texas City Sun.
  • Brinly, Lora-Marie. (2000, October 25). City celebrates culmination of $2.3 million project. Texas City Sun.
  • City of Texas City Parks and Recreation Department. (1981, June 2). The Rotary Fitness Trail: "PARCOURSE Fitness Circuit". Texas City, Texas.
  • Dale, Dimitri. (1995, June 30). Taking pride in parks: Recreational sites ready for a facelift. Texas City Sun.
  • Dale, Dimitri. (1998, July 22). City to begin TC Trails 2. Texas City Sun.

Oil Companies

  • Campbell (p.2) says the actual deed conveying the refinery was dated 8/16/1911, says purchase was "negotiated" in 1909 — Benham (p.83) has the purchase date as 12/7/1909.
  • Benham (p. 222) has 1937 as operating year, Campbell (p. 3) has 1936 as purchase year and operating year.
  • The company is still referred to as "Southport Petroleum Co. (American Liberty)" in Texas City Sun article 11/27/45 (p. 1) — neither Campbell (p. 4) or Benham (p. 249) specify year of the name change. Article in La Marque Times 7/10/59 says 1941.
  • Refinery still listed in 1944 Texas City telephone directory as "Southport Petroleum Co. of Delaware".
  • From article in La Marque Times 7/10/59, Benham (p. 307-8)
  • Texas City Sun (9/5/47) listing buyer as Petrol Terminal Co., Benham (p. 317) lists Petrol Refining, Inc., the company formed by Petrol Terminal and 3 farm cooperatives
  • Campbell (p. 3) says Terminal began operations in 1921, Benham (p. 131) says 1922
  • Benham (p. 132, 162) reference to both Atlantic Pipe Line Co. and Stone brothers' purchase of Terminal Oil — Galveston County Sun 9/5/30 article refers to "Stone Oil Co...formerly the Terminal Oil & Refining Co." (Note: Stone Oil and Atlantic Pipe Line Co. both shown on 1947 maps as property owners, not sure who bought what. Benham says (p. 162) that Texas City "lost" a refinery, but Stone Oil Co. didn't operate a refinery?)
  • USA vs. Pan American Refining Co. 219 F.2d 685, 2/24/55, from "OpenJurist" website
  • Dickinson vs. Burnham et al 197 F.2d 1973, 6/24/52, from http://bulk.resource.org/
  • Benham (p. 249)
  • Harvard Baker Library, Lehman Bros. Collection, accessed @ http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/chrono.html?company=plymouth_oil_company
  • Benham (p. 225), Prelude to Merger: A History of Amoco Corporation, 1973-1998 by Joseph A. Pratt, Hart Publications, 2000 (p. 25). Note: Pan American Petroleum & Transport Co. and American Oil Co. became "wholly-owned" subsidiaries of Standard Oil of Indiana, and Pan American's refining assets were transferred to American Oil.
  • Funding Universe website: company histories @http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Amoco-Corporation-Company-History.html
  • BP press release 5/1/01 @http://www.bp.com/genericarticle.do?categoryId=2012968&contentId=2001578
  • Benham (p. 221-222)

Parks and Recreational Facilities and Community Centers

  • Anchor presentation. (1964, April 16). The Daily Sun, p. 1.
  • Andrews, D. C. (2004, July 4). The first decade. The Daily News.
  • Aulds, T. J. (2006, October 23). Carver Park plans drown. The Daily News.
  • Aulds, T. J. (2010, September 24). Garza Sports Complex opens today. The Daily News.
  • Aulds, T. J. (2008, December 23). Officials talk community center. Daily News.
  • Aulds, T. J. (2009, July 27). Splash park first of many changes to park. The Daily News.
  • Aulds, T. J. (1998, August 3). TC breaking ground today. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Aulds, T. J. (2000, January 1). Welcome 2000. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Back to nature. (1998, February 23). Texas City Sun.
  • Bernard, L. (2002, May 2). City accepts land donation. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Bernard, L-M. (2000, January 4). Heart and stone. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Birth to Lowry Center Sat. (1974, October 4). The Daily Sun.
  • Brinly, L. (2000a, August 23). Retooled Rotary Pavilion dedicated. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Brinly, L. (2000b, October 25). Trail time. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Budget for first phase of trails project takes $100,000 jump. (1998, January 22). Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Burns, D. (1962, January 25). Recreation movement began in 1949 and still growing. Texas City Sun, p. 13.
  • Carl Nessler to be honored. (1956, May 20). Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • The City of Texas City, Texas. (1997). Charles T. Doyle Convention Center: Dedicated December 31, 1999 - January 1, 2000. [Brochure]. Texas City, TX.
  • City of Texas City, Texas. (1955). Municipal Stadium. [Building Permit]. Texas City, TX. (Available from Moore Memorial Public Library, Vertical Files.)
  • City of Texas City. (2009, June 17). Recreation and Tourism: Centers/Pavilions. Retrieved November 24, 2009, from http://www.texas-city-tx.org/RecTour/Facilities.htm
  • City of Texas City, Texas. (1981). The Rotary Fitness Trail. [Flyer]. Texas City, TX. (Available from Moore Memorial Public Library, Vertical Files.)
  • City of Texas City, Texas. (1995). The Great Train Trade: Noble Park[Brochure]. Texas City, TX. (Available from Moore Memorial Public Library, Vertical Files.)
  • City of Texas City. (2009a, June 17). Recreation and Tourism: Bay Street Park. Retrieved December 5, 2009, from http://www.texas-city-tx.org/RecTour/BayStPark.htm
  • City of Texas City. (2009b, June 17). Recreation and Tourism: Golf Course. Retrieved December 4, 2009, from http://www.texas-city-tx.org/GolfCourse.htm
  • City of Texas City. (2009c, June 17). Recreation and Tourism: Parks Listing. Retrieved December 2, 2009, from http://www.texas-city-tx.org/RecTour/Parks.htm
  • Civic center dedication set. (1956, May 18). Texas City Sun.
  • Clements, M. (2003, October 4). First stage of project done. Texas City Sun.
  • Collette, M. (2008, July 16). Community centers to be replaced. Daily News.
  • Collette, M. (2008, August 11). Residents say building plans fall short. Daily News.
  • Development of Bay Street Park. (1994). [Unpublished article]. Texas City, TX. (Available from Moore Memorial Public Library, Vertical Files.)
  • Dimitri, D. (1994, June 22). Bay Street Park expected to be ready for festivities. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Dimitri, D. (1998, July 30). Commissioners to name center to honor Doyle. Texas City Sun.
  • Dimitri, D. (1995a, June 30). Taking pride in parks. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Dimitri, D. (1995b, December 21). Texas City to reapply for trails project funding. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Dooley, W. P. (1957). Texas City Recreation Department Facilities and Future Plans for Improvements. (Available from Moore Memorial Public Library, Vertical Files.)
  • Doyle, C. (1995, August 6). Center has been in planning stages for 4 years. Texas City Sun, p. 7A.
  • Evans, T. (2008, August 21). Texas City; community center work to start. The Houston Chronicle, p. 14.
  • Gallaway, A. (2006). The Settlement Community: Narrative for a Community Subject Marker. (Available from Moore Memorial Public Library, Vertical Files.)
  • Gillentine, C. (2009, November 23). Airing good news and grievances. Daily News.
  • Gillentine, C. (1995, August 6). Conference center controversy. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Gillentine, C. (1991, April 17). Marker, new park dedicated. Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Gillentine, C. (1994, March 30). History wings home to the bay. Texas City Sun, p. 1C.
  • Godard to open center at 3 today. (1960, April 3). Texas City Sun, p. 7.
  • Humble Oil donates 37 acres for new Texas City park and recreation area. (1964, July 3). Galveston News.
  • Johannessen, D. (1971, March 23). TC gets Carver Park, 'dancing in streets' predicted by Holbrook. Texas City Sun, p. 1.
  • Kohfeldt family to donate land for recreational use. (1968, April 1). Texas City Sun.
  • Kohfeldt makes 10 acres gift to city. (1961, April 19). Texas City Sun, p. 1.
  • Land for park is left Texas City by will of Mrs. Kate B. Zimmer. (1915, September 8). The Texas City Times, p. 1.
  • Martz, L. (1996, June 28). Bay Street Park projects on schedule. Texas City Sun.
  • Morris, S. (1975, April 3). Director cites TC parks growth. The Galveston Daily News.
  • The new Carver Park. (1975, May/June). Texas Architect, No. 3, Vol. 25, 30-31.
  • Parish, J. (2004, July 19). Ready, aim, fire! The Texas City Sun.
  • Pruitt, C. (1999, September 24). New playground for handicapped children brightens Bay Street Park. Texas City Sun, p. 1A
  • Recreation big business in TC. (1961, January 20). Texas City Sun.
  • Sanders, George B. Jr. (1994, July 24). My heritage. Texas City Sun.
  • Simsen, J. (1995, September 17). Hundreds turn out for Noble Park activities. Texas City Sun, p 1A.
  • Tackle Time puts Texas City on map. (1968, June 21). Daily Sun, p. 4.
  • TC building soars to 7 million plus. (1955, January 2). Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • TC takes next step in construction of Bay Street Park. (1997, January 16). Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Texas City High School. (1959). Stingaree Yearbook. Texas City, TX.
  • Texas City Shooting Range grand opening this Sunday. (1974, January 9). Daily Sun
  • Texas Historical Commission. (n.d.) Texas City Memorial Cemetery: Historical Marker (Marker Text). Retrieved December 5, 2009, from http://atlas.thc.state.tx.us/shell-kword.htm
  • The new Carver Park. (1975, May/June). Texas Architect, No. 3, Vol. 25, 30-31.
  • Warren, M. (2000, November 8). $2.34 million trail system completed in Texas City. The Houston Chronicle.
  • Watt, C.E. (1995, December 21). 28 acres donated to city. Galveston Daily News.

Port of Texas City

  • Alperin, L. M. (1983). History of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Navigation History NWS-83-9). U.S. Army Corp of Engineers: Institute for Water Resources. Alexandria, VA.
  • Benham, Priscilla M. (1987). Texas City: Port of Industrial Opportunity. Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Houston, Houston, TX.
  • DeMaet, Ken (Ed.) (1993). Texas City Terminal Railway Company: 100 Years of History. Houston, TX: Taylor Howard International Publications.
  • Federal Reporter: Circuit Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit: No. 193 from http://ftp.resource.org/courts.gov/c/F1/0062/0062.f1.0654.pdf
  • Port of Texas City & Texas City Terminal Railway Co. (n.d.) Retrieved August 1, 2009 from http://www.railporttc.com/default.html
  • Price, Mamie. (1941). Texas City — A Deep-Water Port. Unpublished master's thesis, The University of Texas, Austin, TX.
  • Texas State Historical Association. (n.d.) Texas City Terminal Railway. In The Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved September 8, 2009, from http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/TT/eqt12.html
  • United States Army. (1900). Improvement of Ship Channel in Galveston Bay, Texas. [Electronic version]. War Department: Annual Reports: Report of the Chief of Engineers: Part 4. (pp. 2325-2328). Washington: Government Printing Office.
  • United States Army. (1902). Examination and Survey of Inner Harbor of Galveston, Tex. [Electronic version]. War Department: Annual Reports: Report of the Chief of Engineers: Part 2. (pp. 1392-1402). Washington: Government Printing Office.
  • United States Army. (1910). Improvements of Rivers and Harbors in the Galveston, Texas District: Channel from Galveston Harbor to Texas City, Tex. [Electronic version]. War Department: Annual Reports: Report of the Chief of Engineers: Vol. II. (pp. 534-538). Washington: Government Printing Office.
  • United States Army. (1914). Improvements of Rivers and Harbors in the Galveston, Texas District: Channel from Galveston Harbor to Texas City, Tex. [Electronic version]. War Department: Annual Reports: Report of the Chief of Engineers: Part 1. (pp. 799-802). Washington: Government Printing Office.
  • United States: company awarded $61M to deepen channel. (2009, November 20). TendersInfo. Retrieved from InfoTrac Newspapers. Web. 2010, April 26.
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2008). Clean Air Interstate Rule: Texas. Retrieved September 18, 2009, from http://www.epa.gov/CAIR/tx.html

Schools

  • Alridge, Sherlyn, [et al]. (1995). Booker T. Washington Elementary to High School: an historical narrative submitted in application for a Texas Historical Marker.
  • Mabry, Meriworth. (1974, October 10). Our heritage. Texas City Sun.
  • Mainland Christian School. (n.d.). Retrieved from www.mainlandchristian.com. Accessed 2010, March 18.
  • Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School. (n.d.). Retrieved from www.fatimatc.org. Accessed 2010, March 18.
  • Texas City ISD. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.tcisd.org/. Accessed 2010, March 18.
  • Texas City schools' colorful past, shining future. (1992, February 23). Texas City Sun, Progress/Horizon Issue, 8E-10E.
  • Texas City schools grown from early pioneer dream. (1971, January 31). The Daily Sun, Progress Edition, 1D.

Showboat Pavilion

  • Bernard, L. (2001a, March 8). City unveils pavilion plans. The Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Bernard, L. (2001b, December 16). Showboat project is stalled, gets more costly. The Texas City Sun, p. 1A.
  • Galindo, A., Hubert, D., Kessler, L., & Morales, M. (2002). The Showboat Pavilion in Texas City, TX: Site visit. Unpublished manuscript, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. (Available from Moore Memorial Public Library, Vertical Files.)
  • City of Texas City. (2002). Showboat Pavilion: Grand Opening. [Brochure]. Texas City, TX.
  • City of Texas City. (2009, June 17). Recreation and Tourism: Centers/Pavilions. Retrieved October 22, 2009, from http://www.texas-city-tx.org/RecTour/Facilities.htm
  • Clements, M. (2002, April 5). New job for old favorite. Daily News.
  • Stevick, C. (1995, April 12). Don't roll credits just yet... Texas City Sun, p. 1A.

Southern Hotel

  • Benham, Priscilla. (1987). Texas City: Port of Industrial Opportunity. Houston, TX: University of Houston.
  • Mabry, Meriworth. (1986). Texas City Diamond Jubilee. Texas City, TX: Texas City Sesquicentennial Planning Committee.
  • Southern Hotel: Texas City Landmark. (1963, November 24). Texas City Sun, 1.

Sugar Refinery

  • Moncla, Susie, & Jesse Ponce. (1994). The Texas Sugar Refining Company of Texas City. Texas City, TX: Moore Memorial Public Library.

Texas City Dike

  • Aulds, T.J. (2010, September 12). New fee no hamper on dike traffic. Galveston County Daily News. Retrieved from: http://galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=2a527555e505c06d
  • Bazemore, Janet and Berylyn Bazzoon, in cooperation with the Galveston County Historical Commission. (1995). Texas City dike historical marker application. Texas City, TX: Galveston County Historical Commission.
  • Benham, Priscilla. (1987). Texas City: port of industrial opportunity. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Houston, May 1987).
  • Chamber of Commerce, City of Texas City. (n.d.) Dike Development Plan by the Dike Development Committee. Texas City, TX: Author.
  • Dike Development Committee Chamber of Commerce, City of Texas City. (1965). Dike development plan. Texas City, TX: Chamber of Commerce.
  • Dyre, W. (2008, September 15). "Freak" Hurricane Ike will cost $22 Billion. National Geographic News. Retrieved from:http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/09/080915-hurricane-ike.html
  • Gillentine, C. (1995, March 15). History in the making: marker dedication scheduled at Texas City Dike. Texas City Sun, n.p.
  • Price, Mamie. (1941). Texas City: a deep-water port. (Masters dissertation, University of Texas, 1941).
  • Stanton, Robert. (2010, September 11). Recovered from Ike, Texas City Dike reopening. Houston Chronicle. Retrieved from http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7195640.html.
  • Texas City Board of Trade. (personal communication to Col. D.W. Griffiths, 1945 September 1).
  • Tompkins, S. (2008, August 24). The state of the bay: will it ever be like it was? Houston Chronicle. Retrieved from: http://apps.grouptivity.com/socialmail/main.do?uId=291586&tId=215662&pk=70744533519&acn=zj!d9&pId=HeOHCWXaPRs=&acn=zj!d9
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. (2007). Project update 2007. Galveston, TX: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. Retrieved from http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/items/2007%20Project%20Update%20Book.pdf.
  • Vander Bosch, J.C. (1977). New work and maintenance dredging Texas City channel, Texas (industrial canal) navigation project (Public notice no. GALV-NW-2). Galveston, TX: Galveston District Corps of Engineers.

Texas City Terminal Railway

  • Benham, Priscilla. (1993). Texas City Terminal Railway Company: a history. Texas City, TX : Moore Memorial Public Library.
  • Port of Texas City & Texas City Terminal Railway Company. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.railporttc.com/
  • Texas City Terminal Railway Company: 100 years of history. (1993). Houston, TX: Taylor Howard International Publishing.
  • Werner, George C. (n.d.). Texas City Terminal Railway. Handbook of Texas online. Retrieved from http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/TT/eqt12.html.

Texas Historical Markers and National Register of Historic Places in Texas City

U.S.S. Westfield

  • Barr, A. (n.d.) Galveston, battle of. Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved December 21, 2012, from http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qeg01
  • Cotham, E. T, Jr. (1998). Battle on the Bay: The Civil War struggle for Galveston. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.
  • Frazier, D.S. (1998). Cottonclads!: The battle of Galveston and the defense of the Texas coast. Abilene, TX: McWhiney Foundation Press.
  • Naval Chronology of the Civil War. (1966). Retrieved December 28, 2012, from http://usnlp.org/navychronology/1863a.html

Tin Smelter

  • Allen, Philip. (personal communication, April 20, 2010).
  • Benham, Priscilla. (1986). Texas City: Port of Industrial Opportunity. Austin: University Of Texas.
  • Bennett, Les. (1949, October 16). Texas City tin smelter makes history Monday. Houston Post, p. 26.
  • Demands of space-age metals net by Wah Chang smelter. (1966, May 19). News Citizen, p. 1.
  • New $2.7 million tin smelter addition nearing completion. (1950, January 5). New Citizen, p. 1.
  • NOAA, Office of Response and Restoration. (1989). Tex-Tin Corporation, Texas City, Texas, Region 6, TXD062113329. [S.L.]: NOAA, Retrieved from http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/book_shelf/394_TexTin.pdf.
  • Not a chance that tin smelter will close down, says official. (1949, June 9). Texas City Sun, p. 1.
  • NPL site narrative for Tex-Tin Corp. (2010). National Priorities List. Retrieved from http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/npl/nar1478.htm.
  • Only tin smelter in western hemisphere is in Texas City. (1941, October 11). Texas City Sun, 1A.
  • Texas tin smelter, most modern, may become largest in world. (1942, November 18). The Houston Chronicle, Second Section, p. 1A.
  • Tin: long view at Longhorn. (1947, May 12). Newsweek. [Page not available].
  • TC tin smelter sold to California firm. (1968, September 9). The Galveston County Daily News. [Page not available].
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (2010, March 16). Clean up activities at Tex-Tin Corp Retrieved from http://cfpub.epa.gov/supercpad/SiteProfiles/index.cfm?fuseaction=second.CleanupActs&id=0602105
  • U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. (2010). NPS site narrative for Tex-Tin Corp. National Priorities List, Retrieved from http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/npl/nar1478.htm.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (2010, March 1). Tex Tin Corporation Superfund Site. Retrieved from http://www.epa.gov/region6/6sf/pdffiles/0602105.pdf
  • Work on $3,500,000 Texas City tin smelter will start at once. (1941, February 27). United Press, pp. 1 & 3.

Women's Club of Early Texas City

  • Civic Club will finish clean up. (1914, June 8). Texas City Daily Times, p. 1.
  • Civic Club's delicatessen. (1914, August 11). Texas City Daily Times, p. 1.
  • Commissioners pass the stock law; effective October 1. (1915, March 24). Texas City Star, p. 1.
  • Council has busy session; stock law petition presented. (1915, February 18). Texas City Star, p. 1.
  • Eastern Star chapter founded here in 1920. (1938, November 25). Galveston County Mainland Progress Edition, Texas City Sun, Section D, p. 3.
  • Election will decide the stock limit question. (1915, February 20). Texas City Star, p. 1.
  • Garbage and slop not to be hauled. (1914, May 14). Texas City Daily Times, p. 1.
  • Howard, C. (1994, September 9). Moore Memorial Library - Texas City. Bay Watcher, p. 5.
  • Huchzermeyer, L. (2004, July 28). Boy Scout transforms yard to earn badge. Galveston Daily News.
  • Library at Texas City is growing. (1929, September 30). Galveston Daily News.
  • McDermott, M. (1963, October 6). Texas City Civic Club. Galveston Daily News.
  • Now is the time for the people of Texas City to act. (1915, January 26). Texas City Daily Times, p. 1
  • Order of the Eastern Star. (1938, November 25). Galveston County Mainland Progress Edition, Texas City Sun, Section D, p. 3.
  • Oak Corner: Sears Roebuck & Co. Grant. (1964, November 16). Mainland Company: Box 79-024. Moore Memorial Library Archives, Texas City, TX.
  • Park Benefit Dance to be 'humdinger'. (1914, September 28). Texas City Daily Times, p. 1.
  • Texas City Civic Club lines up their City Beautiful campaign. (1914, May 4). Texas City Daily Times, p. 1.
  • Texas City Civic Club plays role in Texas City's early days. (1980, October 19). The Texas City Sun, p. D12.
  • Texas City Garden Club organized during 1933. (1938, November 25). Galveston County Mainland Progress Edition, Texas City Sun, Section D, p. 3.
  • Texas City Study Club is cultural group. (1973, October 21). The Daily Sun, p. B6.
  • Texas City will have stock limit; carried by vote of nearly 2 to 1. (1915, February 26). Texas City Star, p. 1.
  • Texas City women's Civic club organized. (1914, April 6). Texas City Daily Times, p. 1.
  • Tradition is study for TC club. (1967, October 31). The Daily Sun, p. B2.