Cars and Debris After Tornado

Description

Photograph of a dirt road with fallen trees, old cars, and debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the near foreground is a view of metal sidings, possibly the back of a truck.

Physical Description

One photographic negative, b&w: 2.5 cm. X 1.5 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. April 1947.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Wolf Creek Heritage Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

The Wolf Creek Heritage Museum partnered with us to provide access to materials that document the history of Lipscomb County. Materials include photographs of early citizens, tornado damage from the devastating storms of 1947 and 1949, and ranching. The collections also include two books: Lipscomb County Cemeteries and A History of Lipscomb County, Texas, 1876-1976.

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Description

Photograph of a dirt road with fallen trees, old cars, and debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the near foreground is a view of metal sidings, possibly the back of a truck.

Physical Description

One photographic negative, b&w: 2.5 cm. X 1.5 cm.

Notes

Located within an envelope that reads "Higgins and Storm Picture Negatives," on the front and on the back, "Tornado Pictures, 1947, Glazier maby Higgins, Negatives".

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • April 1947

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • April 17, 2008, 7:21 p.m.

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  • May 6, 2011, 8:55 p.m.

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Cars and Debris After Tornado, photograph, April 1947; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35906/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.