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Dr. Jesse James Davis with Tobacco Pipe

Description: Portrait of a seated Dr. J.J. Davis looking right with a tobacco pipe, glasses, and pens in his pocket. According to his great granddaughter, Dr. Davis was a photographer on the side and this is one of many self-portraits that he took.
Date: November 8, 2007
Creator: Davis, Jesse James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Black and white photograph looking down on town of Higgins, Texas. In foreground is a railroad yard with boxcar and two human figures. Behind them is the town with several buildings including homes, businesses, and a church.
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph looking down on town of Higgins, Texas. In the foreground are two railroad tracks. Behind them is a view of Higgins depicting streets and several buildings. Behind that is open plains. Written on bottom of print is, "Higgins, TEXAS 1905".
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph looking down on town of Higgins, Texas. In foreground is a railroad yard with boxcar. Behind that is the town with several buildings including homes, businesses, and a church. Written at the bottom of the print is, "Higgins.TEX 1905"
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of street scene in Higgins, Texas in 1905. Depicted are several buildings lining a wide dirt road. In-between are many horse-drawn wagons and some people, including a man on a ladder in the foreground.
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Lipscomb County Cemeteries

Description: This book has information on each of the nine Lipscomb County cemeteries: Heart Cemetery, Kiowa Cemetery, View Point Cemetery, Darrouzett Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fairmont Cemetery, Lipscomb Cemetery, St. John's Cemetery, and Higgins Cemetery; each section includes information about the origins of the cemetery with deeds and certificates, an index of the persons buried in the cemetery, a list of the information on each of the headstones in the cemetery, and a list of the veterans buried in the cemetery. Some sections include other text or photos of interest regarding particular cemeteries.
Date: April 2006
Creator: Kraft, LaVaun
Item Type: Book
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Cowboy Hugging Woman

Description: Photograph of a smiling cowboy with his arms around a woman who is standing on a tree stump with her arms around him. He wears a dark shirt, cowboy hat, and denim pants tucked into his cowboy boots. She wears a checkered dress and has a decorative comb in her hair. On the left side of the frame, next to the stump, is a cactus. Behind them is a tree, fence, and a building in the far background. Written on the bottom border in pencil is, "an armfull", where "full" is underlined three times.
Date: unknown
Creator: Marquis
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

The Hamker Well

Description: Photograph of the Hamker Well. A truck pulling a wagon is front of the well on the right side of the frame. Four men stand in front of the truck. On the left side of the photo there is a small white structure and lots of metal pipe on the ground in front of it. Written on the top border is the date, "5-30-27" and written across the bottom border is, "The Hamker Well".
Date: unknown
Creator: Marquis
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Jim Black and Woman

Description: Photograph of Jim Black standing with his arm around a woman who is standing on a tree stump. He is dressed in a dark jacket, cowboy hat, and denim pants tucked into cowboy boots. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a white handkerchief around her hair, looking at Mr. Black and smiling. There is a cactus next to the stump. Behind them is a tree and fence with a building in the far background. Written on the bottom in pencil is, "a little skidish".
Date: unknown
Creator: Marquis
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Damaged House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged two-story home after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The visible side of the house is bent up at the bottom and the back of the house appears to be heavily damaged. A row of other houses are partially visible in the background and there is a row of trees in front of the homes.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Damaged House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of two houses damaged by the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The white house in the center of the frame is missing half of its roof and a second building is partially visible on the right side of the image. The ground is covered with debris including wooden beams and planks, tree limbs, pieces of metal and stripped trees.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Damaged Houses After Tornado

Description: Photograph of damaged houses after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. On the far right side of the image, the roof of a badly damaged building is in the midst of some debris; in the center of the image, another house has no roof and the walls are sagging. Other homes are partially visible in the row behind them. In the foreground, there is a sidewalk and a fence enclosing the near yard.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Badly Damaged Building After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a two-story brick building that has been badly damaged after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are gone, window screens hang from the second story windows, and the roof is missing. The foreground is covered in debris, including bricks and wooden boards. A sign on the left side of the frame reads, "Insurance".
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Building with No Walls After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a building with fallen walls after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Inside the buildings are shelves lined with buckets, boxes, doors, and sacks. The foreground is covered with the wall and wooden beams.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Car and Collapsed Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of an old car amidst fallen buildings after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The buildings are roofless, only parts of the walls remain standing. All over the ground are piles of debris that include wooden beams and bricks.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Car Dented with Bricks After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a car badly dented with bricks after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the car is a row of damaged store fronts. The signs on the stores read, "Weis Dry Goods Company" and "Slack and Wassenmiller Grocery and Market". In the background on the left side of the frame is a group of men with a ladder and a man on top of the store's awning. On the right side of the frame behind the car is a group of men in hat and a boy carrying a broom.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Collapsed House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a collapsed house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen wall with debris and a bed frame on top of it. Two figures are digging through the debris on the right side of the frame. In the background are trees and a telephone pole.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Collapsed House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a collapsed house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The house was two-stories tall. The ground is covered in wooden beams and there is a broken tree in the foreground.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Damaged Car After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged car after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car's door is missing and the roof and sides are badly dented. On the ground surrounding the car is debris which includes cinder blocks, wooden beams, and tanks. There are small trees in the background and even further back is a building and telephone poles.
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Damaged Car After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a badly damaged car after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car is crumpled from debris on top and inside of it. There is a group of people, including a policeman, on the right side of the frame. Behind the car is a damaged building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Debris and Houses After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a large pile of wooden boards and a group of houses after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen telephone pole and the ground is covered with boards.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Debris and Men After Tornado

Description: Photograph of the ground covered with debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The debris includes wooden boards, pieces of metal, and tires. There are three men in hats standing on the right side of the frame. In the background is an old car and a wooden building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Destroyed Building After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a gutted building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The building is leaning towards the right side of the frame and half of the house closest to the viewer consists of piles of cinder-blocks and still-standing wooden beams. The ground is covered in debris which includes a ladder.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Destroyed Car and Collapsed Buildings After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a destroyed car with the words, "Grocery & Market" written on it after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the car is a collapsed brick wall. On the right side of the frame are three brick buildings. On the left side of the frame are other undamaged vehicles. All over the ground is debris that includes wooden beams and twisted metal.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum