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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

Matilda Harl Smith and Husband

Description: Photograph of Matilda Harl Smith and husband from the bust up. She is wearing a dark dress with puffed sleeves, ruffles, and a ruffled high collar. He is wearing a dark suit with a vest, white shirt, bow tie, and pocket watch chain. He has gray hair and a gray beard and mustache.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington

Mother and Daughter Portrait

Description: Studio photograph of a woman holding a small girl. They are both wearing dark dresses with puffed sleeves and both have dark curled hair. The woman wears a necklace and earrings and the girl wears a pin. The woman's hair is held up with a hair pin.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington

Agriculture Consolidated Farm Service Agengy and Conservation Building

Description: Photograph of the Agriculture Consolidated Farm Service Agengy and Soil Conservation Building in Follett, Texas. The building has two concrete walls with glass windows and a door in-between them. In front of the windows are four flower pots and a railing. There is a sign on the building that says, "Service Center". On the left hand side of the photograph is a handicap sign and several bushes. Behind the bushes in the background are telephone wires and tall white towers. In the foreground is a paved street with a center yellow stripe.
Date: unknown

Follett Village Improvement Committee

Description: Photograph of the Follett Village Improvement Committee. In the front row, from left to right, is Stanley Love, Devona Gadberry, Dorothy Schoenhals and John Heil. In the back from left to right is Floyd Thiessen, Darlis Nace, Pam Chase and Charles Skeen. The men wear trousers, belts and button-up shirts, two of the shirts are striped. Two of the men wear watches. Ms. Gadberry wears trousers and a blue blouse and Ms. Schoenhals wears a teal dress. Two men and two women wear glasses, one man has a mustache.
Date: unknown

Three Nurses Holding Babies

Description: Photograph of three nurses sitting at the top of the stairwell holding one newborn baby each. One is crouched in front of two seated nurses. One is looking at the baby she is holding, the other two look at the camera. All three are dressed in white nurse dresses and the babies are wrapped in white blankets. Their hair is pulled back into buns. In the foreground on the left side of the frame is the stairwell banister. On the far left is a partial figure of a person's back.
Date: unknown

Two Small Girls with Flowers

Description: Photograph of two small girls holding flowers. Both are wearing frilly white dresses. The girl on the left side of the photo has long brown curly hair. The girl on the right has short blond hair. They are standing in front of a rose bush that is in front of the porch of a house.
Date: unknown

Small Girl on Stoop

Description: Photograph of a little girl in a white dress, white tights, and black boots standing on the stoop of a large porch. The girl has short, dark, curly hair. On the left side of the frame is the railing to the porch with trees behind that. Behind the girl is a chair.
Date: unknown

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

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

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

Picnic on Simms Place

Description: Photograph of a large group of people walking away from the camera. They are outside on grass and there are many trees. The women wear white blouses with skirts, some wear hats, the men wear trousers and shirts with hats. There are children running. In the lower left hand corner of the frame there is writing that reads, "I am in front of Bessie Huff. Picnic on Simms Place 1908". Across the bottom it reads, "Mr. and Mrs. Huff" and "Grace Bayer".
Date: July 4, 1908

Dr. Ira T. Smith

Description: Studio portrait photograph of Dr. Ira T. Smith. He is wearing a striped button-up shirt and jacket. He has white hair parted on the side, round glasses, and a mustache. Dr. Smith was married to Minnie Adella "Addie" Halsey.
Date: unknown

Lois Koch

Description: Studio portrait photograph of a smiling Lois Koch from the bust up. She is wearing cat-eye glasses, a white blouse with lace collar, and a carnation corsage with ribbons. Her hair is short and curled.
Date: unknown

Small Boy Feeding Chicken

Description: Photograph of a little boy wearing a short suit with a hat, belt, socks, and shiny shoes. He is standing on a sidewalk facing the left side of the frame and is facing a chicken. He is feeding the chicken a piece of bread. There is grass and trees in the background.
Date: unknown

Verda Laubhan Harper

Description: Photograph of a smiling Verda Laubhan Harper. She is sitting on a leather and metal couch holding a framed painting. The painting depicts a country home and wagon with a young girl feeding ducks and chickens. Ms. Harper wears a white blouse and hair is short. Behind her are bookshelves with books and magazines on them. There is a framed painting in the upper right-hand corner of the frame.
Date: unknown