Town After Tornado

Description:

Photograph of street in a town after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The street is filled with debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a row of damaged two-story buildings. In front of the buildings is a bus, a few cars, and several people, mostly men wearing jackets and hats. A sign on the building closes to the left side of the frame reads, "...OODS-CO."

Creator(s): McMurry, 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: 1,197
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
McMurry, J.W.

Dalhart, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: April 9, 1947
  • Digitized: February 8, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 9, 1947
Description:

Photograph of street in a town after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The street is filled with debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a row of damaged two-story buildings. In front of the buildings is a bus, a few cars, and several people, mostly men wearing jackets and hats. A sign on the building closes to the left side of the frame reads, "...OODS-CO."

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 | Beams | Wooden Beams | Debris | Damaged Buildings | Damages | Planks | Cars | Old Cars | Old Buses
Partner:
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1998.2.74D_02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35958
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image