[Photograph of Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado Aftermath] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Photograph of Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado Aftermath]


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


  • Creation: 1947-04-09
  • Digitized: 2008-02-06


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Photograph of destruction after the Higgins and Glazier, Texas tornado. In the foreground is the shadow of a person wearing a hat. In the center is a piece of machinery covered in dirt. In the background on the right side of the frame are four men looking right. There is also an automobile, a fallen building, and a standing telephone pole.
  • 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: People - Groups
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Automobiles
  • Keyword: telephone poles
  • Keyword: destruction
  • Keyword: damages

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


  • 1998.2.74A_01
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth35981


  • Display Note: Located within an envelope that reads, "J.W. McCurry Dalhart, Texas Box 1124", 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