January 24, 2023

Collections Spotlight: Tornadoes

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Tornado images

Tornado scenes in St. Louis 1896

Insurance map illustrating scope of damage by tornado in Gainesville, Georgia

Tornado sheet music

U.S. historical newspaper coverage related to tornadoes

Books

U.S. legislation related to tornadoes

Tornadoes in Kansas from America’s Library

Illinois Library Offers Digital Preservation Aid in Response to Tornado Devastation The Signal

The Tornado and Storm Research Organisation

In the past, tornadoes were sometimes referred to as tornadoes so here are some more primary sources.

Images

Sheet music

Books

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