Police Car and Debris

Description:

Photograph of an old police car in front of a row of damaged storefronts after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The signs on the stores read, "Weis Dry Goods Company" and, "Slack and Wassenmiller Grocery and Market". In the background are three cars with three men in jackets and hats standing beside them. In the foreground are scattered pieces of wood.

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: 75
Past 30 days: 2
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 an old police car in front of a row of damaged storefronts after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The signs on the stores read, "Weis Dry Goods Company" and, "Slack and Wassenmiller Grocery and Market". In the background are three cars with three men in jackets and hats standing beside them. In the foreground are scattered pieces of wood.

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): Damages | Vehicles | Dry Goods | Dry Goods Stores | Old Cars | Damaged Buildings | Hats | Jackets | Destroyed Buildings | Police Cars
Partner:
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • : 1998.2.74B_02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35972
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image