[Ringgold man crying]

Description:

Close-up of a Hispanic man in a baseball cap crying as he surveys the scorched ground around him.

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 edad, derrama algunas lágrimas frente a lo que fue su hogar en 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:
Total Uses: 98
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
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:

Close-up of a Hispanic man in a baseball cap crying as he surveys the scorched ground around him.

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 edad, derrama algunas lágrimas frente a lo que fue su hogar en 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
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 01 RINGGOLD TX
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth24068
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public