[Photograph of Sacks, Barrels, and Salt Licks] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Photograph of Sacks, Barrels, and Salt Licks]


  • Photographer: McMurry, J. W.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Dalhart, Texas


  • Creation: 1947-04-09
  • Digitized: 2008-02-08


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Photograph of a foundation topped with full, piled sacks, barrels and salt licks. In the foreground is a wall with a door that has fallen after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Natural Disasters - Tornadoes
  • Keyword: sacks
  • Keyword: salt licks
  • Keyword: sandbags
  • Keyword: barrels
  • Keyword: tornado damages
  • Keyword: damages

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
  • Time Period: mod-tim


  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
    Code: SG07


  • Name: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
    Code: WCHM

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1998.2.74F_02
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth35942


  • Display 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".
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Epson Perfection 4990 Photo