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First Courthouse in Lipscomb

Description: Photograph of the first courthouse in Lipscomb, Texas. In the foreground is a field with tall grass and brush. The courthouse has a wooden fence around it and part of it is brick. On either side of the courthouse are two nearby houses and trees. Behind it is a windmill. Written on the photograph at the bottom is, "CourtHouse Lipscomb County 1887".
Date: 1887

Walt Speyer Outside Sod House

Description: Photograph of Walt Speyer sitting outside of his sod home, also known as a "dugout". The home is on the right side of the photograph and on the left side are two dark horses. Walt Speyer is dressed in pants, a light-colored shirt, and a hat. Written on the photograph at the top is, "Pioneer Days in Beaver County". Underlined is, "Walt Speyers". Written on the door to his house is, "1903", and written across the bottom is, "Daddy as a bachelor".
Date: 1903

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

Picnic on Simms Place

Description: Photograph of a large group of people walking away from the camera. They are outside on grass and there are many trees. The women wear white blouses with skirts, some wear hats, the men wear trousers and shirts with hats. There are children running. In the lower left hand corner of the frame there is writing that reads, "I am in front of Bessie Huff. Picnic on Simms Place 1908". Across the bottom it reads, "Mr. and Mrs. Huff" and "Grace Bayer".
Date: July 4, 1908

Follett, Texas Main Street, 1918

Description: Photograph looking straight down the main street of Follett, Texas. The street is a dirt road. On the left side of the road are electric poles and five buildings. On the right side of the road in the foreground is a field of brush, three tanks in front of a wooden building with a sign that says, "GARAGE", and three other buildings. The foreground is the dirt road.
Date: August 22, 1918

Royal Inn Cafe, Follett, Texas

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Royal Inn Cafe in the Laubhan Hotel in Follett, Texas. In the foreground on the right side of the frame is a rug, an upholstered sofa, and a host stand. On the left side of the frame stretching all the way into the back of the room is a wooden bar with bar stools surrounding it. Behind the bar a shelf filled with many things including a cash register, cigar boxes, and plants. On the right side of the frame stretching to the back are four tables with chairs. The tables are covered in white tablecloths and have dining setups on them. At the back of the room stands two people, one man dressed as a server with a white apron and one woman wearing a white apron and cook's hat. There are two signs on the wall that read, "Hot Waffles" and "Home Made Pies".
Date: 1920

Dust Storm in Darrouzett, Texas

Description: View of a long and wide dirt road leading to a large dust storm that is about to engulf the town of Darrouzett, Texas. There are a few people on the left side of frame. Written on the bottom of the print is, "Dust Storm Approaching Darrouzett, Texas. April 14th 1935.
Date: April 14, 1935

Dust Storm, Wheeler Texas

Description: Image of a large dust storm about to engulf Wheeler, Texas. There is a tall courthouse with white pillars on the right side of the frame, other buildings and automobiles. In the foreground is a wide dirt road. Written across the bottom is, "WHEELER, Texas. 4/14 '35 6:30 PM"
Date: April 14, 1935

Cars Driving After Tornado

Description: Photograph of several cars and trucks driving towards the left side of the frame after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There is one car driving the opposite direction and a police car parked on the side of the road. On the ground lining the road are trees and fallen trees.
Date: April 1947

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.

Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of large piles of debris that includes fallen walls, wooden boards, and tree limbs after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. On the left side of the frame is an old car and in the background a two-story building. On the right side of the frame is a road and several vehicles. There are many bare trees throughout the photograph.
Date: April 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

[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.