Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado

Description:

Photograph of destruction after the Higgins and Glazier, Texas tornado. In the foreground is the shadow of a person wearing a hat. In the center is a piece of machinery covered in dirt. In the background on the right side of the frame are four men looking right. There is also an automobile, a fallen building, and a standing telephone pole.

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: 2,198
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Photographer):
McMurry, J.W.

Dalhart, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: April 9, 1947
  • Digitized: February 6, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 9, 1947
Description:

Photograph of destruction after the Higgins and Glazier, Texas tornado. In the foreground is the shadow of a person wearing a hat. In the center is a piece of machinery covered in dirt. In the background on the right side of the frame are four men looking right. There is also an automobile, a fallen building, and a standing telephone pole.

Note:

Located within an envelope that reads, "J.W. McCurry Dalhart, Texas Box 1124", 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): Old Cars | Cars | Telephone Poles | Destroyed Buidings | Destroyed Cars | Destruction | Shadows | Dirt | Damages
Partner:
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • : 1998.2.74A_01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35981
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image