1931 to 1940

Great Depression

In the early part of the 1930s, Texas City, like most of the United States, is still struggling with the Great Depression. By 1938, the depression has lifted. Union Carbide & Chemical Co. begins. Two new elementary schools, Danforth and Heights, are built.


In 1940 the population of Texas City was 5,748 people.

Photo Gallery

View an album of photos taken in Texas City between 1931 and 1940.