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Agriculture Consolidated Farm Service Agengy and Conservation Building

Description: Photograph of the Agriculture Consolidated Farm Service Agengy and Soil Conservation Building in Follett, Texas. The building has two concrete walls with glass windows and a door in-between them. In front of the windows are four flower pots and a railing. There is a sign on the building that says, "Service Center". On the left hand side of the photograph is a handicap sign and several bushes. Behind the bushes in the background are telephone wires and tall white towers. In the foreground is a paved street with a center yellow stripe.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Baby Boy on a Chair

Description: Studio photograph of a smiling baby boy standing in a carved wooden chair. The boy wears a collared short-suit with black stockings, necktie, and black and white lace-up boots. The chair is covered in dust. Written on the bottom is, "H.B. age 9 mo 10 days".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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

The Boone Tyson Well

Description: Photograph of the Boone Tyson Well. Surrounding the well are four cars, three trucks, a camper, four tanks, a pile of long pipe and eight people on or around it. In the foreground are a man and woman standing next to a car. The date is printed on the top border of the photo, "May 56".
Date: May 1956
Item Type: Photograph

[Business District]

Description: Photograph of a street in a downtown business area with several horses and horse-drawn carts in the middle of a business-lined street while a large group walks down the right-hand side of the street. Several of the buildings along the street belong to a lumber company.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Item Type: Photograph

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

Cattle Branding

Description: Photograph of Bud Stuckey, Mrs. Crossland, Dave Moser, Mrs. Combs, Roy Wells, and a man named Jim branding cattle. In the center of the photograph in the foreground is Mrs. Combs and Dave Moser holding down a calf. Bud Stuckey is branding the calf. Mrs. Crosshand stands beside him. Jim is on the right side of the frame and Roy Wells is on the left side. Behind them are many calves. They all wear button-up shirts, denim, coyboy hats and boots. Written on the top border in black ink is "Bud Stuckey. Mrs. Crossland." On the right border is, "Jim". On the bottom border is, "Mrs. Combs. Dave Moser." On the left side is, "Roy Wells."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Cattleman Artwork]

Description: Photograph of an artwork titled "The Cattleman," standing out-of-doors on a grassy plain. The piece is a square, wooden cabinet on four legs; the main part of the cabinet has two doors. Each side displays a legal document in a small window and larger images above; on the left, there is a cover of a magazine titled The Cattleman and on the right, part of a blueprint.
Date: 2009~
Creator: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Item Type: Image

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

[Cowpuncher or Cook Artwork]

Description: Photograph of an artwork titled "Cowpuncher or Cook," standing out-of-doors on a grassy plain. The piece is a tall cabinet made of reclaimed wood, displaying three historic magazine covers from McCalls and True Story.
Date: 2009~
Creator: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Item Type: Image

[Creek Bed]

Description: Photograph of the Little Robe Creek bed near Higgins, Texas. The creek bed is mostly dry with a small amount of water running to the side and large branches and limbs lying on the dry portions. Many trees are growing on the side of the creek bed.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Item Type: Photograph

Debris and Damaged Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a badly damaged brick building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are gone and chunks of the roof are missing. In the foreground are large piles of debris that includes bricks, wooden beams, and pieces of metal, as well as a bent pole and a sign that reads, "No Parking Any Time". There are two men in hats on the roof of the building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[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

Display at Fair

Description: Photograph of a fair display. The display consists of labeled jarred goods, fruit and vegetables in a basket, two prairie dresses hung up on either side with a painting or drawing hanging in-between them. There are shoes, flowers, and a towel as well. Written in pen across the bottom is, " Bookers exhibit at Fair in Lipscomb".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Dust Storm in Darrouzett, Texas

Description: View of a long and wide dirt road leading to a large dust storm that is about to engulf the town of Darrouzett, Texas. There are a few people on the left side of frame. Written on the bottom of the print is, "Dust Storm Approaching Darrouzett, Texas. April 14th 1935.
Date: April 14, 1935
Item Type: Photograph

First Courthouse in Lipscomb

Description: Photograph of the first courthouse in Lipscomb, Texas. In the foreground is a field with tall grass and brush. The courthouse has a wooden fence around it and part of it is brick. On either side of the courthouse are two nearby houses and trees. Behind it is a windmill. Written on the photograph at the bottom is, "CourtHouse Lipscomb County 1887".
Date: 1887
Item Type: Photograph

Follett, Texas Main Street, 1918

Description: Modern photograph of the front of the old Ivanhoe State Bank in Follett, Texas. The building is wooden and painted white with a white metal awning. The top of the building has, "Ivanhoe State BANK, Guarantee Fund Bank" painted on it. Looking at the front, there are two windows next to each other on the right and a door with two steps on the right. Underneath the windows is a sign reading, "Farm Loans" and another sign in-between the door and windows. There are weeds all around the building with a tree on the right side of the frame and telephone or electricity wires at the top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Follett, Texas Main Street, 1918

Description: Photograph looking straight down the main street of Follett, Texas. The street is a dirt road. On the left side of the road are electric poles and five buildings. On the right side of the road in the foreground is a field of brush, three tanks in front of a wooden building with a sign that says, "GARAGE", and three other buildings. The foreground is the dirt road.
Date: August 22, 1918
Item Type: Photograph

Four Hunters

Description: Photograph of four men at a hunting retreat. Each man wears a white shirt with high-wasted pants, three wear suspenders. All four wear hats, 3 have canteens and rifles, one holds a bow and arrow. All four also have cigars in their mouth. In front of them lie two dogs. They stand in front of a wooden hut with a sign that says "The Hunters Retreat". There are many trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Front Porch Conversations Artwork]

Description: Photograph of an artwork titled "Front Porch Conversations," standing out-of-doors on a grassy plain. The piece is a made of reclaimed wood and has two hinged cabinets, a tall one above a metal piece on the right and a smaller cabinet braced by a turned-wood post. A series of red tobacco cans are lined up above the cabinet on the right.
Date: 2009~
Creator: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Item Type: Image

Gussie Shutterly's Well

Description: Photograph of Gussie Shutterly's Well. There is car parked on the very left side of the frame and two others on the right side of the frame. The well tower is centered and there are wires attached to it. There is a double exposure on the right side of the photograph that shows the back end of a car. Written across the bottom border is "Gussie Shutterly's Well. May 1959."
Date: May 1959
Item Type: Photograph

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

[Introduction: Art from the Ruins]

Description: Text describing the "Art from the Ruins" exhibit at the Wolf Creek Heritage Museum featuring works by Doug Ricketts.
Date: 2009~
Creator: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Item Type: Text

[It's All in the Deal Artwork]

Description: Photograph of an artwork titled "It's All in the Deal," standing out-of-doors on a grassy plain. The piece is a large cabinet with dark paneling and deorative woodwork in a pattern at the top. Six historic photographs of buildings and street scenes are displayed in the center part of the cabinet.
Date: 2009~
Creator: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Item Type: Image