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Old Main at Hardin-Simmons University

Description: Copy negative of the Old Main building of Simmons College in Abilene, Texas. The building has a bell tower and is made of brick. There are two entrances with steps to the building. A man stands on the sidewalk in front of one entrance underneath the bell tower. There is a telephone pole and electrical line in the foreground. The photograph is torn and only partially in tact.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Fallen Structure After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a fallen wooden structure after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. On the left side is a pile of sacks filled with an unknown substance. On top of the structure is debris and metal siding. In the background is a small building a few leaning telephone poles.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Fallen telephone pole on truck]

Description: Photograph of a fallen telephone pole that has fallen on a truck in Denton, Texas. The roof is caved in and windshield cracked. There is also damage to the front right side of the vehicle (left when looking on). Utility workers stand beside their truck on the right in the background.
Date: 1987~
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
Partner: Denton Public Library

Thompson's Sanitarium in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Thompson's Sanitarium in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is white with a very large white porch and pillars. It is surrounded by an iron fence, a sidewalk and tall trees. In the foreground is a telephone pole, wires and a dirt street.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cars by Tents

Description: Copy negative of cars parked in a dirt lot. Wires from electricity poles hang above the cars. In the background there are barracks and tents. The car lot is located in Camp Bowie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Deweyville Sawmill

Description: Photograph of eleven men standing in front of the Deweyville Sawmill. All of the men are wearing button-up shirts and some are wearing jackets, ties, vests, sweaters, boots and hats. There are piles of lumber, buildings, and small bridges with telephone poles and wires behind them. Typed across the top of the mat is, "DEWEYVILLE SAWMILL - The original Deweyville sawmill was built in 1898, by Sabine Tram Co. and sold to Peavy Moore in 1918. The Newton Lumber Co. bought it in 1942. It was destroyed by fire in 1944."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Detours and barricades as part of Federal Aid Project 140-C. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) Fences barricade access. A Southwestern Greyhound Lines bus approaches on the right and a man is atop a telephone pole.
Date: February 18, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of the Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The buiding is five stories tall with arched windows and awnings and a store with display windows on the bottom floor. The sign in front of the store reads, "August's" and a sign further down the sidewalk reads, "Hotel Worth". In the foreground are telephone poles and wires.
Date: 1905
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Overturned Truck and Destroyed Houses After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of two buildings, two houses, and an overturned truck after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The foreground is covered with wooden beams and other debris. The overturned truck is on its side in the left side of the frame. On the right side of the frame in the background are the damaged buildings and an upright truck. Behind the houses are leaning telephone poles.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Truck]

Description: Photograph of two men inspecting a badly damaged truck after the Higgins/Glazier tornado. The man on the left side of the frame wears khaki pants, a leather jacket, sunglasses and a hat. The other man wears a leather jacket and a cap. The truck is upright but the top half is crumpled. In the background are telephone poles, a tree, and an old car.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Debris and Houses After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a large pile of wooden boards and a group of houses after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen telephone pole and the ground is covered with boards.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum