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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

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

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

Building with No Walls After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a building with fallen walls after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Inside the buildings are shelves lined with buckets, boxes, doors, and sacks. The foreground is covered with the wall and wooden beams.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

Car and Collapsed Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of an old car amidst fallen buildings after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The buildings are roofless, only parts of the walls remain standing. All over the ground are piles of debris that include wooden beams and bricks.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

Collapsed House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a collapsed house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The house was two-stories tall. The ground is covered in wooden beams and there is a broken tree in the foreground.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, 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

Damaged Car After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a badly damaged car after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car is crumpled from debris on top and inside of it. There is a group of people, including a policeman, on the right side of the frame. Behind the car is a damaged building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

Debris and Houses After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a large pile of wooden boards and a group of houses after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen telephone pole and the ground is covered with boards.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

Debris and Men After Tornado

Description: Photograph of the ground covered with debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The debris includes wooden boards, pieces of metal, and tires. There are three men in hats standing on the right side of the frame. In the background is an old car and a wooden building.
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

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.
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

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

Group of Men and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of large piles of debris covering the ground after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There are three men talking to each other on the left side of the frame. In the center is another group of men all looking the same direction. All the men wear jackets and hat and are in front of a partially standing wall. The debris includes large pieces of metal siding, bricks, and fencing.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of House and Debris After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a damaged house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The awning of the porch is caving in. There are three trees on the sides of the house. In front of the house is a large pile of of debris that includes wooden beams and tree limbs.
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