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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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

Fallen Buildings and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a row of fallen and damaged stores after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There is a large pile of debris in front of the buildings. A group of people are standing and sifting through the debris. There is a parked car on the right side of the frame.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

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.