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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

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

Gussie Shutterly's Well

Description: Photograph of Gussie Shutterly's Well. There is car parked on the very left side of the frame and two others on the right side of the frame. The well tower is centered and there are wires attached to it. There is a double exposure on the right side of the photograph that shows the back end of a car. Written across the bottom border is "Gussie Shutterly's Well. May 1959."
Date: May 1959

Men and Women on Hay Wagon

Description: Photograph of fifteen women and fourteen men sitting and standing on a hay wagon hitched to a team of four dark horses. They are all looking at the camera and they all wear bonnets, hats, or cowboy hats. The women are wearing light-colored dresses and the the men have collared shirts on and some wear suits and ties. Behind them are two buildings. A sign on the building on the right side of the frame reads, "Real Estate and Cattle. Merydith and Co. School and RR Lands, Farms and Ranches". In the foreground is grass and weeds.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Higgins Tornado Damage]

Description: Photograph of the destroyed Laubhan and Schwab Hardware store after a tornado. The ground is covered with wreckage, including wooden planks and beams, tables and chairs. Four men in jackets and hats stand on top of the wreckage in the center of the photo. Shelves remain standing in the background. Across the bottom are the words, "Laubhan & Schwab Hdwe. Bring on the Bulldozer."
Date: 1949

[Photograph of Higgins Tornado Damage]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo Theater wreckage in Higgins, Texas after a tornado. There are three parts of cinder-block walls still standing. The foreground is covered with destroyed parts, including wooden planks and metal beams. In the background are three buildings still standing. The words, "Wreckage of Alamo Theatre Higgins, Texas" are across the bottom of the photograph.
Date: 1949

[Photograph of a Town After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of street in a town after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The street is filled with debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a row of damaged two-story buildings. In front of the buildings is a bus, a few cars, and several people, mostly men wearing jackets and hats. A sign on the building closes to the left side of the frame reads, "...OODS-CO."
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

[Destroyed Car and Collapsed Buildings After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a destroyed car with the words, "Grocery & Market" written on it after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the car is a collapsed brick wall. On the right side of the frame are three brick buildings. On the left side of the frame are other undamaged vehicles. All over the ground is debris that includes wooden beams and twisted metal.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

[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.

Debris and Damaged Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a badly damaged brick building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are gone and chunks of the roof are missing. In the foreground are large piles of debris that includes bricks, wooden beams, and pieces of metal, as well as a bent pole and a sign that reads, "No Parking Any Time". There are two men in hats on the roof of the building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

[Photograph of People and Damaged Building After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of the Higgins Railroad Depot after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The windows and part of the roof are blown off of the building. In the foreground are railroad tracks and a railroad service cart. Beside the depot are two women in dresses and hats and four men in hats talking to each other. In the background is debris and an old car. The ground is covered with debris.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

[Photograph of Truck Damaged After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a truck damaged by the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The windows of the truck are busted out and the hood is dented with bricks. There is a license plate on the front of the truck. A man in a button-up shirt and cap stands looking at the truck. On either side of the truck is another truck and an old car. Behind the car on the right side of the frame is a truck with a tank that says, "TEXACO". In the background is a damaged two-story building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

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.

Lipscomb County Fair

Description: Aerial photograph of the Lipscomb County Fair. There are three dirt roads. Parked along two of the roads are very many cars, trucks, and commercial trucks. There is a large domed building in the center of the fairgrounds. Along the bottom road are a few houses with trees. Wolf Creek is in the top right corner. In the top left corner is Paines Service Station. Written on the left border is, "Wolf Creek", on the top border is, "Lipscomb County Fair. 1948.", and along the right border is, "Paines Service Station."
Date: 1948

Tom Connell's Wolf Creek Ranch

Description: Photograph of Tom Connell's Wolf Creek Ranch. There is a grassy area in the foreground, behind that is a fenced area and behind that is the white ranchhouse with rock chimney surrounded by trees.. In the middle of the frame is an old truck in front of a group of trees and a windmill. On the left side of the frame are storage buildings and more trees. At the bottom of the photograph is written, "Tom Connell's WolfCreek Ranch. 1887."
Date: unknown

South Ivanhoe, Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of seven buildings in South Ivanhoe, Oklahoma. A small building on the far left side of the frame has a person standing in the doorway. Next to that is a one-story building with a sign on the front that reads, "Ivanhoe State BANK, Guarantee Fund Bank". Next to the bank are two two-story buildings, one with an awning. There are three small buildings on the right side of the frame. In the foreground is a field of dirt and weeds.
Date: unknown

South Ivanhoe, Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of three buildings in South Ivanhoe, OK. On the left side of the frame is a white wooden building with "Montgomery - Hardware" painted on the front. The middle building has a front porch with small pillars. The building on the right side of the frame has "General Merchandise S.F. Cross" painted on the front of it. The foreground is a wide dirt road.
Date: unknown

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

Mildred Rice, Laura Sibley Barton, Jessie Lemaster, and "___" Rice Duke

Description: Photograph of the front of the Lipscomb County Courthouse in Lipscomb, Texas with Mildred Rice and Laura Sibley Barton sitting on the left side of the stairs and Jessie Lemaster and "___" Rice Duke sitting on the right side of the stairs (if you're facing the entrance). There are large pillars on the front of the courthouse. At the top it reads, "19 Lipscomb County 16". Behind the church on the right hand side of the frame is a small church building. The women's names are written across the bottom border.
Date: unknown

Men and Women Picnicking

Description: Photograph of eleven women and fourteen men picnicking in tall grass. Sixteen are seated and nine are standing. Six are holding sandwiches and two are putting them in their mouths. There is grass and weeds in the foreground and tall trees in the background. Some wear aprons that read, "Merydith Lumber Co."
Date: unknown

The Boone Tyson Well

Description: Photograph of the Boone Tyson Well. Surrounding the well are four cars, three trucks, a camper, four tanks, a pile of long pipe and eight people on or around it. In the foreground are a man and woman standing next to a car. The date is printed on the top border of the photo, "May 56".
Date: May 1956