[Photograph of Workers Helping After Tornado] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Photograph of Workers Helping After Tornado]


  • 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 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.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Natural Disasters - Tornadoes
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Automobiles
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Groups
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Buildings
  • Keyword: volunteers

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1947-04-09


  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
    Code: SG07


  • Name: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
    Code: WCHM

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1998.2.74B_04
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth35970


  • 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