Car and House After Tornado

Description

Photograph of a damaged car and house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car is in the foreground on the left side of the frame and the house is in the background on the right side of the frame. The windows of th car and house are busted out and the roof of the house partially missing. All over the ground is scattered debris, including tree limbs, wooden boards, and pieces of metal.

Physical Description

One photographic negative, b&w: 6.0 cm. X 9.0 cm.

Creation Information

McMurry, J. W. April 9, 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 176 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 damaged car and house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car is in the foreground on the left side of the frame and the house is in the background on the right side of the frame. The windows of th car and house are busted out and the roof of the house partially missing. All over the ground is scattered debris, including tree limbs, wooden boards, and pieces of metal.

Physical Description

One photographic negative, b&w: 6.0 cm. X 9.0 cm.

Notes

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".

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • April 9, 1947

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • April 17, 2008, 7:03 p.m.

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  • April 5, 2017, 10:09 a.m.

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McMurry, J. W. Car and House After Tornado, photograph, April 9, 1947; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35960/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.