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[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

[Polaroid Photograph of Painting of Harriet Doyle May and Box T Ranch]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Picnic on a Creek]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

Girls and Dolls

Description: 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.
Date: 1948

Girls and Dolls

Description: 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.
Date: 1948

[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.

[Photograph of Farm Equipment and Debris]

Description: Photograph of a piece of farm equipment with large tires covered and surrounded by debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. There are wires across the top of the photograph. The debris includes many pieces of wooden beams and there are cinder blocks in the background.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

[Photograph of Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado Aftermath]

Description: Photograph of destruction after the Higgins and Glazier, Texas tornado. In the foreground is the shadow of a person wearing a hat. In the center is a piece of machinery covered in dirt. In the background on the right side of the frame are four men looking right. There is also an automobile, a fallen building, and a standing telephone pole.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.