Dust Storm, Wheeler Texas

Description

Image of a large dust storm about to engulf Wheeler, Texas. There is a tall courthouse with white pillars on the right side of the frame, other buildings and automobiles. In the foreground is a wide dirt road. Written across the bottom is, "WHEELER, Texas. 4/14 '35 6:30 PM"

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 3.5 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. April 14, 1935.

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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 660 times , with 4 in the last month . 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

Image of a large dust storm about to engulf Wheeler, Texas. There is a tall courthouse with white pillars on the right side of the frame, other buildings and automobiles. In the foreground is a wide dirt road. Written across the bottom is, "WHEELER, Texas. 4/14 '35 6:30 PM"

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 3.5 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • April 14, 1935

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • April 17, 2008, 7:50 p.m.

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  • April 6, 2009, 3:56 p.m.

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Dust Storm, Wheeler Texas, photograph, April 14, 1935; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36010/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.