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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Grant Park, Illinois tornado damage photograph album

 Collection — Folder SP112
Identifier: SP112
Scope and Contents This collection includes loose black-and-white photographs in a photograph album published by Blaesy Studio in Brook, Indiana depicting destruction from a tornado in Grant Park, Illinois on April 21, 1912.
Dates: 1912/04/21

Indianapolis, Indiana tornado damage panoramic photograph

 Collection — Folder OBF015
Identifier: OBF015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a black-and-white panormaic photograph taken by Starkey and Brown in Indianapolis, Indiana, showing several damaged and destroyed houses after a tornado that swept through the area on May 18, 1927. The photograph was most likely taken the day after the storm, which occurred at night. There are several people standing among the wreckage, including a few police officers.
Dates: 1927/05/18