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Dr. Jesse James Davis with Tobacco Pipe

Description: Portrait of a seated Dr. J.J. Davis looking right with a tobacco pipe, glasses, and pens in his pocket. According to his great granddaughter, Dr. Davis was a photographer on the side and this is one of many self-portraits that he took.
Date: November 8, 2007
Creator: Davis, Jesse James
Item Type: Photograph

Man in Suit with Beard

Description: Studio photograph of a man in a dark suit, white shirt, and bow tie. His hair is parted on the side and combed over and he has a long goatee and mustache.
Date: unknown
Creator: Forney
Item Type: Photograph

Man with Mustache and Bowtie

Description: Studio photograph of an unidentified man. He is facing the camera directly and wears a dark tuxedo with a white shirt and a striped bowtie. His hair is parted on the side and combed back and he has a mustache.
Date: unknown
Creator: Goodenorgn, Otis
Item Type: Photograph

Matilda Harl Smith

Description: Photograph of Matilda Harl Smith from the bust up. She is wearing a high-collard dark dress with a white brooch and ribbon pinned to the neck.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greenlee, W.F.
Item Type: Photograph

Mustached Man in Suit and Tie

Description: Photograph of a mustached man from the chest up. He is wearing a dark suit with the top button buttoned, a white shirt and a striped tie. His hair is parted on the side and his mustache is long.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greenlee, W.F.
Item Type: Photograph

Two Babies with Baskets

Description: Studio photograph of two babies sitting on a rug in a studio. They are both wearing white dresses and both hold wicker baskets. On the right side of the photograph in front of one of the babies is an old doctor's bag turned on its side. Behind the babies is another rug and on the wall is a fake backdrop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hackett, J.B.
Item Type: Image

Elizabeth Wilson Foster

Description: Studio photograph of a the baby Elizabeth Wilson Foster. She is sitting in an elaborate wicker chair that is covered in the large piece of fur. She is wearing a white lace dress and has a necklace around her neck.
Date: unknown
Creator: Healy, A.A.
Item Type: Photograph

Elizabeth Foster

Description: Studio photograph of Elizabeth Foster from the bust up. She is wearing a dark dress with puffed sleeves and a high smooth collar. Pinned to the collar is a brooch that depicts a small smiling child with it's finger raised.
Date: unknown
Creator: Heyser, J.T.
Item Type: Photograph

Shelt Smith

Description: Studio photograph of Shelt Smith from the bust up. He is wearing a high white collar, a white shirt with print and a bowtie. He is also wearing a dark vest and jacket. He has dark hair that is parted in the center.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson
Item Type: Photograph

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Black and white photograph looking down on town of Higgins, Texas. In foreground is a railroad yard with boxcar and two human figures. Behind them is the town with several buildings including homes, businesses, and a church.
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Item Type: Photograph

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph looking down on town of Higgins, Texas. In the foreground are two railroad tracks. Behind them is a view of Higgins depicting streets and several buildings. Behind that is open plains. Written on bottom of print is, "Higgins, TEXAS 1905".
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Item Type: Photograph

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph looking down on town of Higgins, Texas. In foreground is a railroad yard with boxcar. Behind that is the town with several buildings including homes, businesses, and a church. Written at the bottom of the print is, "Higgins.TEX 1905"
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Item Type: Photograph

View of Higgins, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of street scene in Higgins, Texas in 1905. Depicted are several buildings lining a wide dirt road. In-between are many horse-drawn wagons and some people, including a man on a ladder in the foreground.
Date: 1905
Creator: Julian Born
Item Type: Photograph

Lipscomb County Cemeteries

Description: This book has information on each of the nine Lipscomb County cemeteries: Heart Cemetery, Kiowa Cemetery, View Point Cemetery, Darrouzett Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fairmont Cemetery, Lipscomb Cemetery, St. John's Cemetery, and Higgins Cemetery; each section includes information about the origins of the cemetery with deeds and certificates, an index of the persons buried in the cemetery, a list of the information on each of the headstones in the cemetery, and a list of the veterans buried in the cemetery. Some sections include other text or photos of interest regarding particular cemeteries.
Date: April 2006
Creator: Kraft, LaVaun
Item Type: Book

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

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

Jim Black and Woman

Description: Photograph of Jim Black standing with his arm around a woman who is standing on a tree stump. He is dressed in a dark jacket, cowboy hat, and denim pants tucked into cowboy boots. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a white handkerchief around her hair, looking at Mr. Black and smiling. There is a cactus next to the stump. Behind them is a tree and fence with a building in the far background. Written on the bottom in pencil is, "a little skidish".
Date: unknown
Creator: Marquis
Item Type: Photograph

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.
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

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.
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