[Man examines fire-damaged property]

Description:

A man wearing a baseball cap and glasses examines fire-damaged property in Ringgold.

On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people.

Mr. Castillo provided this information about this photo:

Reyes Morales, de 48 años de edadbusca algunas de sus pertenencias de entre los escombros de lo que quedó de su vivienda destruida por el fuego que arrasó la localidad de Ringgold, a 180 Km al norte de Dallas (Texas). Morales perdió todos sus bienes materiales y espera la ayuda del gobierno para reconstruir su casa y su vida.

Creator(s): Castillo, José L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Montague County - Ringgold
Creation Date: January 4, 2006
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
José L. Castillo Photograph Collection
Usage:
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Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Photographer):
Castillo, José L.

Jose L. Castillo is a news correspondent for the Spanish language EFE News Service, the fourth largest news wire in the world. A native of Peru, Mr. Castillo studied translation and interpretation at the Escuela de Traduccion e Interpretacion de Lima (ESIT) in the early 1990s before completing English studies at the University of Newcastle, England. He has worked for various newspapers -- as editor, columnist, reporter or media advisor -- in Georgia, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, and California, and Peru and is an award-winning journalist.

Date(s):
  • Creation: January 4, 2006
  • Digitized: March 12, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Montague County - Ringgold
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
January 4, 2006
Description:

A man wearing a baseball cap and glasses examines fire-damaged property in Ringgold.

On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people.

Mr. Castillo provided this information about this photo:

Reyes Morales, de 48 años de edadbusca algunas de sus pertenencias de entre los escombros de lo que quedó de su vivienda destruida por el fuego que arrasó la localidad de Ringgold, a 180 Km al norte de Dallas (Texas). Morales perdió todos sus bienes materiales y espera la ayuda del gobierno para reconstruir su casa y su vida.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | damages
Series Title: [Ringgold, Texas Wildfire]
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
José L. Castillo Photograph Collection
Relation (Is Referenced By): [Fire in Ringgold], RINGGOLD 010506, ark:/67531/metapth91151
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 07 TX RINGGOLD
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth24055
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public