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After cyclone May 29-09
After cyclone May 29-09
TitleAfter cyclone May 29-09
Date of Original1909
DescriptionTwo horses, a cart, and two people are visible in the destruction after a tornado swept through Jamestown in May 1909. Buildings are leaning, or have collapsed entirely.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectWeather
Subject (LCTGM)Tornadoes
Disasters
Horses
Carts & wagons
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00193-61
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"After cyclone May 29-09"--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe May 1909 tornado swept up the James River from Ypsilanti to Jamestown, demolishing all of the buildings of the Jamestown Fair Association, and many other buildings in town.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionPauline Shoemaker Postcard Collection 00193
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00193-61)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh0019361
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