Wolf Creek Heritage Museum - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

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

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

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

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

Christmas Tree in Union Church

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Lipscomb Union Church showing a decorated Christmas tree on the left side of the frame and a piano topped with lace and decorations on the right side. Tinsel, bows, and balls cover the tree with a star at the top. Behind the tree are rows of chairs and in front is a small railing. On the wall on the right side of the frame are two windows, a clock, four bows, and two wreaths. In the foreground is a row of five chairs, or pews. Two lights hang from the ceiling.
Date: unknown

Collapsed House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a collapsed house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen wall with debris and a bed frame on top of it. Two figures are digging through the debris on the right side of the frame. In the background are trees and a telephone pole.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

Couple in Nice Clothes

Description: Studio photograph of a man and woman dressed in nice clothes. He is seated on the left side of the photo. He has a beard and wears a dark suit with boots, a vest, and a watch chain. She is standing next to him with her right harm on his left shoulder. She wears a dark dress with large and medium-sized coin buttons, a high lace collar, and ruffles at the bottom. She is also wearing earrings, a necklace, and a pocket watch. Her hair is pulled up and curled. Behind them is a fake backdrop that depicts bookshelves, art, a mantle with a clock, and a plant.
Date: unknown

Couple in Nice Clothes with Podium

Description: Studio photograph of J.D. Harl and Ida June Foster Harl. He wears a dark suit and boots. He has a mustache and his dark hair is parted on the side. She is wearing a dark dress with fur trim on the skirt and ruffled bustle. The top has many buttons going up the center. There is a white bow on her left shoulder and there is a high lace collar. Her hair is pulled up and curled. Between the couple is a wooden podium upon which his left arm and her right is resting. They are standing on top of a rug and behind them is a backdrop with a fireplace and mantle, window and a flower vase.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington, J.M.

Cowboy Hugging Woman

Description: Photograph of a smiling cowboy with his arms around a woman who is standing on a tree stump with her arms around him. He wears a dark shirt, cowboy hat, and denim pants tucked into his cowboy boots. She wears a checkered dress and has a decorative comb in her hair. On the left side of the frame, next to the stump, is a cactus. Behind them is a tree, fence, and a building in the far background. Written on the bottom border in pencil is, "an armfull", where "full" is underlined three times.
Date: unknown
Creator: Marquis

Cows After Tornado

Description: Photograph of four cows after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Three cows are lying down and one cow is standing and covered in mud. There is a large field and fence in the background.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

Coy Merydith Well

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

Dad Wilhite

Description: Studio portrait of "Dad" Wilhite, Jake Wilhite's father. He is depicted from the chest up. He is wearing a dark suit with a dark vest and shirt and a light-colored tie. His hair parted the right side of his head and he has a large mustache.
Date: unknown

Damaged Building After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged two-story brick building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are blown out and the roof is damaged. In front of the building is a pile of debris with bricks and wooden beams. In the close foreground on the right side of the frame is a partial view of an old car.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

Damaged Car After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged car after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car's door is missing and the roof and sides are badly dented. On the ground surrounding the car is debris which includes cinder blocks, wooden beams, and tanks. There are small trees in the background and even further back is a building and telephone poles.
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

Damaged Car After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a badly damaged car after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car is crumpled from debris on top and inside of it. There is a group of people, including a policeman, on the right side of the frame. Behind the car is a damaged building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

Damaged Home After Tornado

Description: 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.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.

Damaged House After Tornado

Description: 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.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.

Damaged House After Tornado

Description: 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.
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.

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