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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Car Dented with Bricks After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a car badly dented with bricks after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the car is a row of damaged store fronts. The signs on the stores read, "Weis Dry Goods Company" and "Slack and Wassenmiller Grocery and Market". In the background on the left side of the frame is a group of men with a ladder and a man on top of the store's awning. On the right side of the frame behind the car is a group of men in hat and a boy carrying a broom.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.