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[Photograph of Higgins Tornado Damage]

Description: Photograph of the destroyed Laubhan and Schwab Hardware store after a tornado. The ground is covered with wreckage, including wooden planks and beams, tables and chairs. Four men in jackets and hats stand on top of the wreckage in the center of the photo. Shelves remain standing in the background. Across the bottom are the words, "Laubhan & Schwab Hdwe. Bring on the Bulldozer."
Date: 1949

[Photograph of Higgins Tornado Damage]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo Theater wreckage in Higgins, Texas after a tornado. There are three parts of cinder-block walls still standing. The foreground is covered with destroyed parts, including wooden planks and metal beams. In the background are three buildings still standing. The words, "Wreckage of Alamo Theatre Higgins, Texas" are across the bottom of the photograph.
Date: 1949

Building and People After Tornado

Description: Photograph of three damaged buildings due to tornado. There are piles of wooden planks and other objects in front of the buildings. A group of people are collected on the right side of the frame and a man, woman, and child looking at them from the left side.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: Russell Minton

Lipscomb County Fair

Description: Aerial photograph of the Lipscomb County Fair. There are three dirt roads. Parked along two of the roads are very many cars, trucks, and commercial trucks. There is a large domed building in the center of the fairgrounds. Along the bottom road are a few houses with trees. Wolf Creek is in the top right corner. In the top left corner is Paines Service Station. Written on the left border is, "Wolf Creek", on the top border is, "Lipscomb County Fair. 1948.", and along the right border is, "Paines Service Station."
Date: 1948

Boys with Dogs and Bunnies

Description: Photograph of thirteen young boys and two women. Twelve of the boys are lined up and hold small dogs and rabbits. Three of the dogs are on leashes by the boys' feet. One boy in a denim jacket watches from the bottom right corner of the frame. All of the boys wear denim pants. One boy wears a hat. There are two trees behind the lineup.
Date: 1948

Girls and Dolls

Description: Photograph of a row of eleven small girls all holding dolls. Every girl wears a dress, one girl wears a bonnet. One girl holds a nun doll. A grown woman in a dark print dress stands behind them with a microphone. Behind her is a tree and metal building.
Date: 1948

Girls and Dolls

Description: Photograph of nine small girls holding dolls. They are standing on a stage with a tree and a metal building behind it. Each girl wears a dress and one girl wears a bonnet. One girl holds a nun doll. Behind the girls on the right hand side of the photo is a smiling woman holding a microphone and wearing a dark print dress. In the foreground are the backs of two children's heads and the backside of a grown woman in a dark dress and feathered hat.
Date: 1948

Fallen Buildings and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of several people standing amongst a large pile of debris that includes wooden boards, pipes, and scrap metal after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the background is a badly damaged building. On the right side of the frame is a road with vehicles and in the foreground on the right side of the frame is an old truck.
Date: April 9, 1947

Destroyed Cars After Tornado

Description: Photograph of two old cars ruined by the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car in the foreground is upside-down and crumpled. The car in the back ground is badly bent. There is debris all over the ground. In the background are two bare trees.
Date: April 1947