[Destroyed Mobile Home]

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Photograph of a destroyed mobile home - the wrecked frame of the vehicle parked between two other, intact mobile homes. All three vehicles are in front of a large garage with two doors, just visible beyond the far mobile home. A man in blue jeans and a blue and white plaid shirt stands in the debris (including large square pillow, pieces of the outer shell of the vehicle, and some electronic parts) just in front of the destroyed mobile home frame. Another person in orange bell-bottom pants is partially visible beyond the mobile home. On the back of the photograph ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Myers July 7, 1976.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Dallas Firefighters Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

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Photograph of a destroyed mobile home - the wrecked frame of the vehicle parked between two other, intact mobile homes. All three vehicles are in front of a large garage with two doors, just visible beyond the far mobile home. A man in blue jeans and a blue and white plaid shirt stands in the debris (including large square pillow, pieces of the outer shell of the vehicle, and some electronic parts) just in front of the destroyed mobile home frame. Another person in orange bell-bottom pants is partially visible beyond the mobile home. On the back of the photograph are two stamps with information about the photographer, the printer, and the date of the photographer.

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • July 7, 1976

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Jan. 18, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

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Myers. [Destroyed Mobile Home], photograph, July 7, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803870/: accessed May 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.