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Train, People, and Old Cars

Description: Photograph of the first train into Follett, Texas. There are two ladies looking out from inside the train and men, children, and old cars on the right side.
Date: November 1918
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Dust Storm in Perryton, Texas

Description: Photograph of enormous dust clouds engulfing the town of Perryton, Texas. Across the bottom is written, "Dust Storm - Perryton, Texas. April 14, 1935. No. 4. The Perry Studio - Perryton, Texas".
Date: April 14, 1935
Creator: The Perry Studio
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Train Snow Plow

Description: Several men shoveling snow away from buried train. There are people watching on the right side of the frame. Across the top is written, "Snow Plow at Darrouzett, April 9-1938."
Date: April 9, 1938
Item Type: Photograph

Joe Imke, Alex File, and Chris Peil Clearing Snow on Road

Description: Photograph of Joe Imke, Alex File, and Chris Peil using three tractors to clear a road of snow. Two of the men are on the middle and back tractor, one stands beside the back tractor on the right side of the frame. The whole area is covered in snow and another piece of equipment is visible in the background.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

Cars and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a dirt road with fallen trees, old cars, and debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the near foreground is a view of metal sidings, possibly the back of a truck.
Date: April 1947
Item Type: Photograph

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
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

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
Item Type: Photograph

Debris and Damaged Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a pile of debris that includes pieces of metal, wooden boards and tree limbs after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a patch of grass and a puddle. In the background are several damaged trees and small buildings.
Date: April 1947
Item Type: Photograph

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
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

[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 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 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

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

Broken Trees and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of snapped tree limbs and debris that includes wooden boards and furniture after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the background is a damaged two-story building and a trailer.
Date: April 9, 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Building and People After Tornado

Description: Photograph of three damaged buildings due to tornado. There are piles of wooden planks and other objects in front of the buildings. A group of people are collected on the right side of the frame and a man, woman, and child looking at them from the left side.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: Russell Minton
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