Men Cleaning Tornado Debris

Description:

Photograph of a group of men cleaning debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Three men are shoveling bricks and dirt into the back of a truck. Two men are bending down with their hands in the debris, two others look on. All the men wear jackets and hats, six of the jackets are leather. In the background is a wide street with cars and people in it. Along the opposite side of the street are rows of stores.

Creator(s): McCurry, J.W.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
Creation Date: April 1947
Partner(s):
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 20
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Photographer):
McCurry, J.W.

Dalhart, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: April 1947
  • Digitized: February 8, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 1947
Description:

Photograph of a group of men cleaning debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Three men are shoveling bricks and dirt into the back of a truck. Two men are bending down with their hands in the debris, two others look on. All the men wear jackets and hats, six of the jackets are leather. In the background is a wide street with cars and people in it. Along the opposite side of the street are rows of stores.

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): Communities | Men | Clean-Up Crews | Shovels | Bricks | Jackets | Leather Jackets | Hats | Cars | Old Cars | Debris | Beams | Wooden Beams | Tornado Damages | Caps
Partner:
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1998.2.74E_02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35950
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image