Collapsed House After Tornado

Description:

Photograph of a collapsed house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen wall with debris and a bed frame on top of it. Two figures are digging through the debris on the right side of the frame. In the background are trees and a telephone pole.

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: 29
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
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 collapsed house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen wall with debris and a bed frame on top of it. Two figures are digging through the debris on the right side of the frame. In the background are trees and a telephone pole.

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.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Houses | Homes | Bed Frames | Beds | Walls | Fallen Walls | Debris | Fallen Houses | Collapsed Houses | Telephone Poles | Tornado Damages | Damages | Destroyed Houses
Partner:
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1998.2.74I_01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35919
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public