[Photograph of Workers Helping After Tornado]

Description

Photograph of two women in coats and hats volunteering after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. One woman's hat has a small cross on it, the other woman wears glasses. They are in-between a vehicle and a table with food items on it. On the other side of the table are three men in police hats with cups in their hands. In the background are two men in jackets and coats, one is pointing, and a woman in a headscarf. Also in the background are cars and damaged buildings. In the foreground are tanks.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 9 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 18 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 two women in coats and hats volunteering after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. One woman's hat has a small cross on it, the other woman wears glasses. They are in-between a vehicle and a table with food items on it. On the other side of the table are three men in police hats with cups in their hands. In the background are two men in jackets and coats, one is pointing, and a woman in a headscarf. Also in the background are cars and damaged buildings. In the foreground are tanks.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 9 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, 7:01 p.m.

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  • April 5, 2017, 10:11 a.m.

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McMurry, J. W. [Photograph of Workers Helping After Tornado], photograph, April 9, 1947; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35970/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.