Badly Damaged Building After Tornado

Description:

Photograph of a two-story brick building that has been badly damaged after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are gone, window screens hang from the second story windows, and the roof is missing. The foreground is covered in debris, including bricks and wooden boards. A sign on the left side of the frame reads, "Insurance".

Creator(s): McCurry, J.W.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
Creation Date: April 9, 1947
Partner(s):
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 110
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
McCurry, J.W.

Dalhart, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: April 9, 1947
  • Digitized: February 11, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 9, 1947
Description:

Photograph of a two-story brick building that has been badly damaged after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are gone, window screens hang from the second story windows, and the roof is missing. The foreground is covered in debris, including bricks and wooden boards. A sign on the left side of the frame reads, "Insurance".

Note:

Located within an envelope that reads, "J.W. McCurry", which is located within a larger envelope that reads, "Higgins and Storm Picture Negatives," on the front and on the back, "Tornado Pictures, 1947, Glazier maby Higgins, Negatives".

Physical Description:

One photographic negative, b&w: 6.0 cm. X 9.0 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Brick Buildings | Tornado Damages | Damaged Buildings | Debris | Wooden Boards | Window Screens | Wooden Boards | Wooden Beams
Partner:
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1998.2.74I_11
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35909
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image