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[Donald Bowden]

Description: School portrait of Donald Bowden when he was a first grade student at Rusk School in Palestine, Texas. Bowden is seated and visible from the waist up, wearing a light-colored shirt and overalls. There is a line border around the image with the word "Palestine" written at the bottom and the date "1947'48" written along the right side.
Date: [1947..1948]
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

Damaged Home After Tornado

Description: Photograph of the front of a badly-damaged house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The wall of the structure is gone, revealing wooden beams and there is a large pile of debris. In front of the house, there is a tree and a white wooden fence enclosing the yard, with a curb and a sidewalk near the bottom of the image, in the foreground.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
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.
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.
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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Ray Berryhill]

Description: Ray Berryhill - Rusk School - Grade 3
Date: [1947..1948]
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Wilbur Gilbreath]

Description: Wilbur Gilbreath - Rusk School - Grade 3
Date: [1947..1948]
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Ward Pieper]

Description: Ward Pieper - Rusk School - Grade 1
Date: [1947..1948]
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Sarah Handorf]

Description: Sarah Handorf - Rusk School - Grade 2
Date: [1947..1948]
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Santa Fe's "Queen of the Rails"]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe's "Queen of the Rails" - the "California Limited" train No. 4 eastbound, headed by Engine No. 2928 - a Northern type 4-8-4 locomotive, and a consist of fourteen standard heavyweight cars- crosses the Canyon Diablo Bridge near Winslow, Arizona. Observe this locomotive's automatic-type, elevating smokestack, designed to increase the up-draft, thereby increasing combustion efficiency in the firebox.
Date: 1947~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[First Christian Church Youth and Adult Choirs]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church youth and adult choirs. The group is composed of men, women, and young teens with the Choir Director, A.E. Catanach, standing in front of them. Back row, left to right: Edgar "Bubba" Blitch, George Nelson, not known, not known, Harvey Taylor, Hugh Reeder, Wayne Phillips, Billy Reeder, Gary Branson, Murphy Vaught, not known, Isaac Bertrand. Middle row, left to right: not known, Geraldine Bertrand, Katherine Quinn, Gladys Ann Rigsby, Catherine Anglemyer, Betty Garrett, Elizabeth Donan, Betty West, Willie Mae West, Marian Dooley, Alyce Jane Speck, Mrs. E.E. Catanach, Peggy C. McIntosh, Rosalie Pentecost, Austine Mills (pianist), Gladys Lacy, not known, Ralph Breedlove, Curtis Lacy, not known, Arthur Catanach. Front row, left to right: Norma Swearingen, Joan Bertrand, Jane Jolley, Anita Ruth Brown, Phyllis Foote, not known, not known, Catherine Vaught, not known, not known, Nancy Prafka, Mrs. Earl Prafka, not known, Aline Breedlove, not known.
Date: [1947..1948]
Creator: Pridgen's Studio
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Pauline Green]

Description: Pauline Green - Rusk School - Grade 3
Date: [1947..1948]
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Wooden Boards and Sacks After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a pile of sacks and a pile of wooden boards after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. In the background are trees, poles, farm equipment, and smoke. In the foreground is a dirt road.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Overturned Vehicle and Debris After a Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a landscape of bare trees and debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. On the left side of the frame is an overturned vehicle. In the foreground is a puddle of mud.
Date: April 9, 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Vehicles and a Damaged Building After a Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a damaged two-story building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. In front of the building is a trailer and large pole with a wire going to the ground. There are two old cars and an old truck on the left side of the frame; in the foreground is a dirt road that leads to the building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of a Man After a Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a man standing between a loading ramp and a house. There are wooden planks and other objects strewn about the ground due to the tornado.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: Russell Minton
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Destruction from the Higgins Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a view from dirt road of an overturned automobile, bare trees and scattered debris from tornado destruction.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: Russell Minton
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Destruction From the Higgins Tornado]

Description: Photograph of large, overturned farm equipment in front of building. There is a dirt road in foreground with strewn and splintered wooden planks.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: Russell Minton
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of the Higgins Tornado Destruction]

Description: Photograph of a building destroyed by a tornado with cars on the left and large pole in front. In the foreground is a winding dirt road.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: Russell Minton
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Piled Debris from Higgins Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a view of piled wooden planks, other debris from tornado destruction and cloudy sky from dirt road.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: Russell Minton
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Vehicles and Fallen Structure After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a fallen wooden structure after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. On the left side of the frame is a row of vehicles. and a damaged sidewalk. In the background are damaged buildings.
Date: April 9, 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

St. Edward's Football Team

Description: Football team posed in front of main building at St. Edward's University.
Date: November 14, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Santa Claus Leaving by Plane

Description: Santa standing by small airplane as it is being gassed up.
Date: December 13, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Governor Jester, Football Team and Fish

Description: Governor Beauford Jester and a young man holding a large catfish. They are surrounded by a group of young men.
Date: September 21, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library