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Baby in a Walker

Description: Photograph of a baby in a baby walker. He is in a yard filled with leaves, and there are large trees in the background. The baby wears a white outfit and black shoes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Baby on Fur

Description: Photograph of an infant in a long white dress. The baby is sitting atop a wicker chair that is covered in a large piece of light-colored fur.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

Bill and Denny King

Description: Photograph of Bill and Denny King standing in a museum. They are both wearing white button-up shirts with leather belts and dark boots. She wears a black vest and black cowgirl hat with a silver hat band. She also wears rings, a bracelet, and a silver and turquoise necklace. He wears a yellow vest with fringe, a beige cowboy hat with silver hat band, a silver and turquoise bolo tie and a ring. He has glasses and a beard. Behind them are saddles, pictures, and notes that are King Family artifacts. In the foreground are three folding chairs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Black Family Portrait

Description: Photograph of the Black family on the stoop and porch of a house. There are twelve women, six women, five boys, one girl, and one baby and a dog. Eight women stand in the back row wearing skirts, dresses, and bow-ties. One holds a small girl. In the center of the group seated in a chair is an elderly woman dressed in black holding a baby dressed in white. On the left side of the frame stands a small boy to the right of a pillar with his right hand on a dog. Next to the dog are two hats on the porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Blacksmith Shop

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

The Borth Brothers

Description: Studio portrait photograph of Gustaf, Abraham, Jake, Edward, and Reinhold Borth, brothers. Two younger-looking brothers are standing in-between and behind three older seated brothers. They all wear suits and patterned ties, three wear vests. The three seated brothers all have their right leg crossed on their left knee. They are all atop a decorative rug and in front of a fake backdrop. The edges of the rug and backdrop are visible and we can see a small area of the photographer's studio.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Bowen Children Skating on Frozen Creek

Description: Image of Eulalia, Claude, Paul, and Una Bowen skating on frozen First Creek. The two girls wear skirts and the boys wear shirts, pants, and suspenders. Three of the children hold snowballs. There are trees and brush on the banks of the creek.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

A Boy, Girl and Baby

Description: Studio photograph of three children. On the left side of the photo stands a young girl in a white dress with lace, black stockings and boots and dark hair. On the left side is a small boy with a frilly shirt, short pants, dark stockings and boots, and an over-sized bow pinned to his shirt. Between the boy and girl is an elaborate wicker chair upon which sits a baby boy with blond hair who is wearing a long-sleeved white dress. They are standing on top of cloth and behind them is a fake backdrop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Item Type: Photograph

Boy Sitting in Chair with Tassels

Description: Studio photograph of a small boy sitting in a one-armed decorative chair. The boy is wearing a dark short suit with stockings and boots. His hair is parted on the side and his left leg is bent underneath his right leg. The chair has a floral print on it and the edges have large tassels hanging from them. Behind him is a fake backdrop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington, J.M.
Item Type: Photograph

Boys with Dogs and Bunnies

Description: Photograph of thirteen young boys and two women. Twelve of the boys are lined up and hold small dogs and rabbits. Three of the dogs are on leashes by the boys' feet. One boy in a denim jacket watches from the bottom right corner of the frame. All of the boys wear denim pants. One boy wears a hat. There are two trees behind the lineup.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph

Broken Trees and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of snapped tree limbs and debris that includes wooden boards and furniture after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the background is a damaged two-story building and a trailer.
Date: April 9, 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Building and People After Tornado

Description: Photograph of three damaged buildings due to tornado. There are piles of wooden planks and other objects in front of the buildings. A group of people are collected on the right side of the frame and a man, woman, and child looking at them from the left side.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: Russell Minton
Item Type: Photograph

Building with No Walls After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a building with fallen walls after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Inside the buildings are shelves lined with buckets, boxes, doors, and sacks. The foreground is covered with the wall and wooden beams.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

E.C. Gray

Description: Studio portrait photograph of E.C. Gray's bust. He wears a black suit with a black bowtie and has short gray hair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Car and Collapsed Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of an old car amidst fallen buildings after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The buildings are roofless, only parts of the walls remain standing. All over the ground are piles of debris that include wooden beams and bricks.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

Car and House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged car and house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car is in the foreground on the left side of the frame and the house is in the background on the right side of the frame. The windows of th car and house are busted out and the roof of the house partially missing. All over the ground is scattered debris, including tree limbs, wooden boards, and pieces of metal.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

Cars and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a dirt road with fallen trees, old cars, and debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the near foreground is a view of metal sidings, possibly the back of a truck.
Date: April 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Cars Driving After Tornado

Description: Photograph of several cars and trucks driving towards the left side of the frame after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There is one car driving the opposite direction and a police car parked on the side of the road. On the ground lining the road are trees and fallen trees.
Date: April 1947
Item Type: Photograph

Cattle Branding

Description: Photograph of Bud Stuckey, Mrs. Crossland, Dave Moser, Mrs. Combs, Roy Wells, and a man named Jim branding cattle. In the center of the photograph in the foreground is Mrs. Combs and Dave Moser holding down a calf. Bud Stuckey is branding the calf. Mrs. Crosshand stands beside him. Jim is on the right side of the frame and Roy Wells is on the left side. Behind them are many calves. They all wear button-up shirts, denim, coyboy hats and boots. Written on the top border in black ink is "Bud Stuckey. Mrs. Crossland." On the right border is, "Jim". On the bottom border is, "Mrs. Combs. Dave Moser." On the left side is, "Roy Wells."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Children and Woman with Flowers

Description: Photograph of two young girls, two young boys, one baby and one woman sitting outdoors. The girls are seated and wear nice dresses and hats, one wears gloves. The boys are standing and wear button-up shirts with hats, one wears a tie. The baby wears a white dress and there are flowers around her. On the right side of the frame in the background a woman in a dress and hat sits in a chair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Children with Doll and Dog

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph