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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.

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.

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.

[Photograph of Vehicles, People, and Damaged Building After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of six vehicles and five people standing in front of a damaged building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The windows and the roof of the building are missing. There is a tree and another building on the right side of the frame. In the foreground is the roof of the car dented with bricks with a tennis racket.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

[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.

[Photograph of Men in Debris After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on top of a metal beam in front of a damaged building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The building's windows are blown out. One man wear a leather jacket and hat and is pointing at the ground. The man behind him wears overalls and a cap. All over the ground is a pile of debris that includes bricks, beams, and wire.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, 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.

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.

Fallen Buildings and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of several people standing amongst a large pile of debris that includes wooden boards, pipes, and scrap metal after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the background is a badly damaged building. On the right side of the frame is a road with vehicles and in the foreground on the right side of the frame is an old truck.
Date: April 9, 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

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.