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Lipscomb County Cemeteries
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.
Children with Doll and Dog
Photograph of two children, one boy and one girl. The boy is on the right side of the frame with his hands on a dark dog that is facing him. The girl stands on his right wearing a white dress with white tights and a white bow in her hair. Her hand is on a stroller that contains a doll and blanket. Both stand next to the wall of a building.
Joe Imke, Alex File, and Chris Peil Clearing Snow on Road
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.
Wheat Thresher with Crew
Photograph of wheat thresher in foreground and pile of cut wheat in background with workers and young boy in-between. Photo is cut from magazine and taped onto cardboard backing.
Damaged Home After Tornado
Photograph of the front of a badly-damaged house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The wall of the structure is gone, revealing wooden beams and there is a large pile of debris. In front of the house, there is a tree and a white wooden fence enclosing the yard, with a curb and a sidewalk near the bottom of the image, in the foreground.
Damaged House After Tornado
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.
Damaged Houses After Tornado
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.
Damaged House After Tornado
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.
[Photograph of Merydith Family on Wolf Creek]
Photograph of the Merydith family and friends taking a ride down Wolf Creek in Lipscomb County. In the middle of the creek and the frame is a one-horse buggy and two-horse buggy with five women and two men in them. Behind them are six men on horseback. Behind those men are some cattle. In the foreground is the creek and creek bed.
Hay Gathering on Hiram Black Ranch
Photograph of ranch hands gathering hay on the Hiram Black Ranch. In the center is a man riding a horse-drawn piece of equipment with two horses, one white, one dark. There is a pile of hay in front of the horses. The man wears a white shirt and cowboy hat. On the right side of the frame is another man riding a horse-drawn plow with two dark horses. He wears a cowboy hat. On the far left side of the frame is a third man on a plow with horses. In the foreground is a field of cut hay. The background shows large open land and a sky with clouds.
Denison Family with Covered Wagon
Photograph taken in 1900 of the Denison family next to a covered wagon hitched to a team of mules. Five people and one dog sitting on a chair.
View of Higgins, Texas in 1905
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.
Horse-drawn Buggy with People and Sod House
Photograph of sod house and wooden structure on left side of the frame. Woman sitting in horse-drawn buggy with a colt in front on the right side of the frame. There are men on horses in the background.
Coy Merydith Well
Photograph of the Coy Merydith Well. The well is centered and there is an old car on the left side of the frame. In front of the well is a yellow camper, several metal bars and in front of them is an old blue commercial truck. On the right side of the frame is the tail end of another blue commercial truck with a hose coming out of the back. Behind the well are dirt hills.
Rose Turner in Front of Bradford Well
Photograph of Rose Turner standing next to a barrel in front of the Bradford Well. The well is wooden and there are many wires attached to it. Ms. Turner is wearing a dress, blazer, high heels, and a scarf around her head. In the foreground is dirt and grass.
The Hamker Well
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".
Gussie Shutterly's Well
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."
Coy Merydith Well
Photograph of the Coy Merydith Well. On the left side of the frame is a tent building. In front of the well is a trailer with several barrels around it, an old car, and a small metal building.
[Photograph of Wooden Boards and Sacks After Tornado]
Photograph of a pile of sacks and a pile of wooden boards after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. In the background are trees, poles, farm equipment, and smoke. In the foreground is a dirt road.
Blacksmith Shop
Photograph of a blacksmith shop with two men standing in the doorway. One man wears overalls and a hat, the other man wears denim pants, a shirt and a hat and has his hands on his hips. In front of the shop on either side are two buggies and one plow. In the background are three buildings and in the foreground is a dirt road.
Men and Women on Hay Wagon
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.
The Lipscomb Hotel
Photograph of the Lipscomb Hotel. The building is two-stories tall and has a front porch. Two men sit in chairs on the porch and one stands. All three are wearing hats. Above the porch is a sign that reads, "Lipscomb Hotel". On the right side of the frame is a horse and buggy facing the hotel. Behind the buggy is a fenced area with trees.
Lipscomb Street North of Courthouse, 1998
Photograph of a Lipscomb Street north of the Courthouse. There are three old, historically preserved buildings. The building closest building on the left side of the frame is white with a porch. The building in the middle is wooden and the third building on the right side of the frame is wooden with a tin roof. To side of the first building is an old wooden wagon. In front of the first building is a telephone pole and hitching post. There are tiny yellow flowers all over the ground.
Men on Horseback and Family in Buggy
Photograph of three men and three boys on horseback and one horse without a rider on the far right side of the frame. Two of the horses are white. On the left side of the frame next to the riders is a white horse hitched to a buggy with a man, woman, and two children in it. All of the men and boys wear button-up shirts and hats, one wears suspenders and two wear vests. The whole group is in a ditch filled with weeds. In the background behind a house on the left side of the frame is a light-colored house with a porch. In front of the house is an empty buggy. Next to the house on the right side of the frame is a windmill, outhouse, and many trees. In the foreground is dirt, grass, and weeds.
Ed Lehman in Model T Ford
Photograph of Ed Lehman sitting in a Model T Ford. The front of the car faces the left side of the frame. His right hand is on the steering wheel and his body is angled towards the camera. He is wearing a suit with gloves and newsboy cap and he has a cigar in his mouth. Behind him are two horse-drawn vehicles, one with many drawers on it.
[Overturned Vehicle and Debris After a Tornado]
Photograph of a landscape of bare trees and debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. On the left side of the frame is an overturned vehicle. In the foreground is a puddle of mud.
[Vehicles and a Damaged Building After a Tornado]
Photograph of a damaged two-story building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. In front of the building is a trailer and large pole with a wire going to the ground. There are two old cars and an old truck on the left side of the frame; in the foreground is a dirt road that leads to the building.
[Photograph of a Man After a Tornado]
Photograph of a man standing between a loading ramp and a house. There are wooden planks and other objects strewn about the ground due to the tornado.
[Destruction from the Higgins Tornado]
Photograph of a view from dirt road of an overturned automobile, bare trees and scattered debris from tornado destruction.
[Destruction From the Higgins Tornado]
Photograph of large, overturned farm equipment in front of building. There is a dirt road in foreground with strewn and splintered wooden planks.
[Photograph of the Higgins Tornado Destruction]
Photograph of buildings and concrete destroyed by the tornado. On the left side of the frame in the foreground is the front end of an old truck.
[Photograph of the Higgins Tornado Destruction]
Photograph of a building destroyed by a tornado with cars on the left and large pole in front. In the foreground is a winding dirt road.
[Piled Debris from Higgins Tornado]
Photograph of a view of piled wooden planks, other debris from tornado destruction and cloudy sky from dirt road.
[Photograph of Tornado Damage in Glazier, Texas]
Photograph of tornado damage in Glazier, Texas. There are three trees stripped bare with broken limbs. Strewn all over the ground are wooden planks and other objects like chairs and couches. In the far background is a two story building.
[Photograph of Higgins Tornado Damage]
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."
[Photograph of Higgins Tornado Damage]
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.
[Photograph of Vehicles and Fallen Structure After Tornado]
Photograph of a fallen wooden structure after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. On the left side of the frame is a row of vehicles. and a damaged sidewalk. In the background are damaged buildings.
[Polaroid Photograph of Painting of Harriet Doyle May and Box T Ranch]
Polaroid photograph of a painting of Harriet Doyle May with gray hair and scenes from the Box T Ranch. In the painting she is wearing a white shirt, dark sweater, and necklace In front of her right shoulder is a scene of cowboys branding cattle. In the upper left hand corner of the photograph is a tree and a man with a cow. On the left hand side of the painting is a creek with a group of cowboys and horses and below that is a windmill.
[Photograph of Picnic on a Creek]
Photograph of sixteen men and sixteen women standing on the bank of a creek. One couple at the top of the bank has an umbrella over their heads. The women wear dresses and the men wear button-up shirts, some with ties, vests, and suspenders. Two men are swimming in the creek. One man in the lower left hand corner of the frame is in the water up to his knees. Everybody wears hats except for the men in the water. There are plants on the bank and trees in the background.
Wheat Threshing Crew
Photograph of threshing crew, horse drawn wagons, workers, and smoke coming from the thresher all in a cut field of wheat.
2 Men, Old Car, and Steam Thresher
Photograph of old model car with a man standing by it and a steam thresher that has smoke coming from it with a man standing on it. Subjects are in a cut field of wheat.
Steam Thresher, Wheat Straw Pile and Horses
Photograph of steam threshing machine spewing straw out of stack. Large pile of wheat on the right side of the frame. Man standing on machine and child in horse-drawn vehicle on the left side of the frame. Team of horses on either side of steam thresher. All is in a field of cut wheat.
View of Town in Beaver County, Oklahoma
Photograph of church or school building and other white buildings, dirt road throughout with horses and groups of people. Labeled through center of photo is "Looking west at sunset, Beaver-Co., Okla." The S's are backwards.
Girls and Dolls
Photograph of a row of eleven small girls all holding dolls. Every girl wears a dress, one girl wears a bonnet. One girl holds a nun doll. A grown woman in a dark print dress stands behind them with a microphone. Behind her is a tree and metal building.
Girls and Dolls
Photograph of nine small girls holding dolls. They are standing on a stage with a tree and a metal building behind it. Each girl wears a dress and one girl wears a bonnet. One girl holds a nun doll. Behind the girls on the right hand side of the photo is a smiling woman holding a microphone and wearing a dark print dress. In the foreground are the backs of two children's heads and the backside of a grown woman in a dark dress and feathered hat.
[Photograph of a Town After Tornado]
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."
[Photograph of an Overturned Car from a Tornado]
Photograph of an overturned and flattened car after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado; the car is located in the middle of a grass field.
[Photograph of an Overturned Tractor After Tornado]
Photograph of a large overturned tractor after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the tractor is a house and beside the house are stacks of sacks. In the background are telephone poles. In the foreground is scattered debris.
[Photograph of an Overturned Vehicle after a Tornado]
Photograph of an overturned vehicle after the Glazier/Higgins, Texas tornado. There are shadows of two men, one wearing a hat, in the foreground. The overturned vehicle is in the center of the photo and behind the vehicle is a dirt road with a parked truck.
[Photograph of Fallen Structure After Tornado]
Photograph of a fallen wooden structure after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. On the left side is a pile of sacks filled with an unknown substance. On top of the structure is debris and metal siding. In the background is a small building a few leaning telephone poles.