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Family with Prarie Home

Description: Photograph of a light-colored prairie home with a wrap-around porch and a balcony on the roof. In front of the on the right side of the frame is a moustached man with his left hand on his hip and a gun over his right shoulder. He is wearing a button-up shirt, suspenders and a cowboy hat. To his right stands a woman wearing a dark dress and apron. She is holding the hand of a small girl in a dress. On left side of the frame next to the house is a windmill and a horse.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Verda Laubhan Harper

Description: Photograph of a smiling Verda Laubhan Harper. She is sitting on a leather and metal couch holding a framed painting. The painting depicts a country home and wagon with a young girl feeding ducks and chickens. Ms. Harper wears a white blouse and hair is short. Behind her are bookshelves with books and magazines on them. There is a framed painting in the upper right-hand corner of the frame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Royal Inn Cafe, Follett, Texas

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Royal Inn Cafe in the Laubhan Hotel in Follett, Texas. In the foreground on the right side of the frame is a rug, an upholstered sofa, and a host stand. On the left side of the frame stretching all the way into the back of the room is a wooden bar with bar stools surrounding it. Behind the bar a shelf filled with many things including a cash register, cigar boxes, and plants. On the right side of the frame stretching to the back are four tables with chairs. The tables are covered in white tablecloths and have dining setups on them. At the back of the room stands two people, one man dressed as a server with a white apron and one woman wearing a white apron and cook's hat. There are two signs on the wall that read, "Hot Waffles" and "Home Made Pies".
Date: 1920
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Merydith Lumber Co. Picnic

Description: Photograph of Merydith Lumber Company employees picnicking. There are ten men and ten women. All the women wear light-colored dresses. The men wear button-up shirts, two wear bow ties, two wear suspenders, three wear neckties, one wears a jacket, and six wear hats. Three of the women wear bonnets, one wears a nice hat, and one wears a man's hat, and six wear aprons that say, "Merydith Lumber Co. Lumber and Coal." They are sitting on a hill beneath a tree.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Mrs. Smith With Her Twins

Description: Photograph of a Mrs. Smith with her twin babies. She is holding the babies in her lap, one in each arm. The babies wear white dresses and there is a blanket beneath them. Mrs. Smith wears a large light-colored apron and is looking down at the twin in her left arm.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Men and Women Picnicking

Description: Photograph of eleven women and fourteen men picnicking in tall grass. Sixteen are seated and nine are standing. Six are holding sandwiches and two are putting them in their mouths. There is grass and weeds in the foreground and tall trees in the background. Some wear aprons that read, "Merydith Lumber Co."
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Debris and Damaged Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a pile of debris that includes pieces of metal, wooden boards and tree limbs after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a patch of grass and a puddle. In the background are several damaged trees and small buildings.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of large piles of debris that includes fallen walls, wooden boards, and tree limbs after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. On the left side of the frame is an old car and in the background a two-story building. On the right side of the frame is a road and several vehicles. There are many bare trees throughout the photograph.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Cars Driving After Tornado

Description: Photograph of several cars and trucks driving towards the left side of the frame after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There is one car driving the opposite direction and a police car parked on the side of the road. On the ground lining the road are trees and fallen trees.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Cars and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a dirt road with fallen trees, old cars, and debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the near foreground is a view of metal sidings, possibly the back of a truck.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Debris on Road AFter Tornado

Description: Photograph of a dirt road with scattered debris on it after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. On the left side of the frame is the road, on the right side is a fenced off field. In the foreground is the hood of an old truck.
Date: April 9, 1947
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

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.
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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Group of Men and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of large piles of debris covering the ground after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There are three men talking to each other on the left side of the frame. In the center is another group of men all looking the same direction. All the men wear jackets and hat and are in front of a partially standing wall. The debris includes large pieces of metal siding, bricks, and fencing.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Vehicles, People, and Damaged Building After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of six vehicles and five people standing in front of a damaged building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The windows and the roof of the building are missing. There is a tree and another building on the right side of the frame. In the foreground is the roof of the car dented with bricks with a tennis racket.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Group with Belongings After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of two men and one woman bringing belongings into a school building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The woman wears a coat and headscarf, the man in the center is bending down in front of a suitcase and wearing a leather jacket and hat, and the man beside him wears coveralls and a cap and carries blankets. The school building is in the background with trees in front of it. On the left side of the frame are parked cars. In the foreground is a tank and broken tree limbs and wooden beams.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Men in Debris After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on top of a metal beam in front of a damaged building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The building's windows are blown out. One man wear a leather jacket and hat and is pointing at the ground. The man behind him wears overalls and a cap. All over the ground is a pile of debris that includes bricks, beams, and wire.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
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.
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.
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

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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum