Texas Town After Tornado

Description:

Photograph of a row of damaged buildings after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. A sign on one building reads, "Weis Dry Goods Company" and another reads, "Slack and Wassenmiller Grocery and Market". In front of the stores are five cars and one truck. There are eight men standing by the vehicles, all wearing jackets and all but one wearing hats.

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: 47
Past 30 days: 0
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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 a row of damaged buildings after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. A sign on one building reads, "Weis Dry Goods Company" and another reads, "Slack and Wassenmiller Grocery and Market". In front of the stores are five cars and one truck. There are eight men standing by the vehicles, all wearing jackets and all but one wearing hats.

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 Trucks | Old Cars | Damaged Buildings | Hats | Jackets | Destroyed Buildings
Partner:
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • : 1998.2.74B_01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35973
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image