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First National Bank

Description: Photograph of the exterior of The First National Bank of Childress. There are men standing outside of the bank while a car passes by. There are automobiles parked on either side of the bank.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Destroyed Car and Collapsed Buildings After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a destroyed car with the words, "Grocery & Market" written on it after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the car is a collapsed brick wall. On the right side of the frame are three brick buildings. On the left side of the frame are other undamaged vehicles. All over the ground is debris that includes wooden beams and twisted metal.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Fallen Buildings and Debris After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a row of fallen and damaged stores after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There is a large pile of debris in front of the buildings. A group of people are standing and sifting through the debris. There is a parked car on the right side of the frame.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Destroyed Cars After Tornado

Description: Photograph of two old cars ruined by the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car in the foreground is upside-down and crumpled. The car in the back ground is badly bent. There is debris all over the ground. In the background are two bare trees.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Vehicles and a Damaged Building After a Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a damaged two-story building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. In front of the building is a trailer and large pole with a wire going to the ground. There are two old cars and an old truck on the left side of the frame; in the foreground is a dirt road that leads to the building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Coy Merydith Well

Description: Photograph of the Coy Merydith Well. On the left side of the frame is a tent building. In front of the well is a trailer with several barrels around it, an old car, and a small metal building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Lipscomb County Courthouse and Jail

Description: Photograph showing the Lipscomb County Courthouse from across the street on the buildings right side. Next to the left and in front of the courthouse is the jail and maintenance house. Around the courthouse lawn is a detailed fence. There are two trees on either side of the frame. On the left side of the frame there is a dark car parked beneath in the shade of a tree. Written across the bottom is, "Lipscomb County Court House at Lipscomb".
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

People with Model-T Car

Description: Photograph of a group of people - 4 men, 4 women, and 4 children - sitting in and on top of a Model T car. They are dressed in suits and dresses, almost all wear hats. In the background is a fence and a few buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Portrait of People Sitting in a Car and Standing in a Building]

Description: Photograph of a white building with sliding doors. One man is standing in the doorway, wearing a jacket, overalls and hat, and two men in hats are squatting in front of the doors. Next to the building is a Model-T Ford with one man in a suit, tie, and hat standing next to it, and one man, one woman, and five children in the car. All the people in the photograph are African-American. On the far left side of the frame is a small white building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum