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Fallen Houses After Tornado

Description: Photograph of two or three fallen houses after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The houses were two stories tall. In the foreground is a street and two driveways.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of House and Debris After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a damaged home after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The home has a front porch with a shrub in front of it. On the right side of the frame is a tree with missing limbs, a gas main, and a large limb in the foreground. The ground is littered with debris.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

Dog and Duck Under Bush After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a dog and a duck underneath a bush after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There is debris scattered all over the ground. In the background are leaning telephone poles.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of an Overturned Tractor After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a large overturned tractor after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the tractor is a house and beside the house are stacks of sacks. In the background are telephone poles. In the foreground is scattered debris.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

Fallen Silo After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a fallen silo after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There is a man wearing a leather jacket and hat looking at the silo. On the ground is debris.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Sacks, Barrels, and Salt Licks]

Description: Photograph of a foundation topped with full, piled sacks, barrels and salt licks. In the foreground is a wall with a door that has fallen after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Overturned Train After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of an overturned train after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The view is of the underside of the train. In the foreground are railroad tracks and piles of debris that include wooden beams, pieces of metal, and wires.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Overturned Train After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of an overturned train after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The train is turned on its side and we see the underside of it. Piled in front of the train is a pile of debris that includes wooden beams and pieces of metal. There is an upright train car on the right side of the frame. There is a large puddle in the foreground.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

Destroyed Building After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a gutted building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The building is leaning towards the right side of the frame and half of the house closest to the viewer consists of piles of cinder-blocks and still-standing wooden beams. The ground is covered in debris which includes a ladder.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Train After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of an old car and a train after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The car is on the left side of the frame. In the center is a railroad car and in front of the railroad car on the left side of the frame is an overturned railroad car. The ground is covered with debris that includes wooden beams and pieces of metal.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Man Cleaning Debris After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a man in a button-up shirt and hat loading an object into the back of a truck after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. He is in front of a two-story brick building. The building's roof is blown off and the windows are blown out. The ground is covered in debris that includes wooden beams, wires, and a tire.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Overturned Truck and Destroyed Houses After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of two buildings, two houses, and an overturned truck after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The foreground is covered with wooden beams and other debris. The overturned truck is on its side in the left side of the frame. On the right side of the frame in the background are the damaged buildings and an upright truck. Behind the houses are leaning telephone poles.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph