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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.

[Photograph of Men Cleaning Tornado Debris]

Description: Photograph of a group of six to nine men cleaning debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. On the right side of the frame is a large truck. The men are throwing a pile of bricks into the back of the truck. The license plate on the truck reads, "Farm Truck RB3207 Texas 47". The men wear jackets and some wear hats. In the background is another commercial truck and the brick side of a damaged store with a sign that reads, "Weis Dry Goods".
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

[Photograph of Men Cleaning Tornado Debris]

Description: Photograph of a group of men cleaning debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Three men are shoveling bricks and dirt into the back of a truck. Two men are bending down with their hands in the debris, two others look on. All the men wear jackets and hats, six of the jackets are leather. In the background is a wide street with cars and people in it. Along the opposite side of the street are rows of stores.
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

[Photograph of Man and Fallen House After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man picking up an object from the ground after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The man is wearing a jacket and cap. The ground is covered with fallen walls, clothing, and wooden beams. Behind him is a house who's walls are caved in. Within the walls is a bed frame with blankets and clothes on it. In the background is a car with people standing by it.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

[Photograph of Men Cleaning Tornado Debris]

Description: Photograph of a group of men throwing debris into the back of a truck after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Centered is a man with a brick in his hand and his back towards the viewer. All the men wear jackets and hats. The ground is covered with debris. In the background on the right side of the frame is a row of damaged buildings and an old truck.
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

Fallen House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a house that has fallen after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The house is white and two-story. It has been blown off it's cement foundation and is broken in half. In the foreground is debris and in the background is another building and trees.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

[Photograph of Men Cleaning Debris After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of seven men in hats cleaning a pile of debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. One man wears a flannel shirt and overalls, the others wear jackets. There is an old truck on the left side of the frame. The ground is covered with debris including, bricks, wooden planks, and pipes. Behind the men is a building with busted windows.
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

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.

[Photograph of People and Damaged Building After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of the Higgins Railroad Depot after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The windows and part of the roof are blown off of the building. In the foreground are railroad tracks and a railroad service cart. Beside the depot are two women in dresses and hats and four men in hats talking to each other. In the background is debris and an old car. The ground is covered with debris.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

[Photograph of Truck Damaged After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a truck damaged by the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The windows of the truck are busted out and the hood is dented with bricks. There is a license plate on the front of the truck. A man in a button-up shirt and cap stands looking at the truck. On either side of the truck is another truck and an old car. Behind the car on the right side of the frame is a truck with a tank that says, "TEXACO". In the background is a damaged two-story building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

Fallen Silo After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a fallen silo after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There are two metal posts standing diagonally on the left side of the frame. Behind the fallen silo are two standing silos and a building. In the far background on the right side of the frame is an oil pump.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

[Man Standing with Damaged Trucks After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a leather jacket and hat standing in-between two damaged trucks after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The truck in the foreground has its windows blown out and the hood is dented with bricks. Behind the man is a truck who's roof is caved in. On the right side of the frame next to the center truck is a long wooden beam; behind the beam is another truck.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

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.

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.