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1890 tornado photographs collection, 1890, 1890

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klgsc2291890 tornado photographs, 1890Processed by: Archives Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsUniversity of LouisvilleEkstrom LibraryLouisville, Kentucky40292 USAPhone: (502) 852-6752Fax: (502) 852-8734Email: Special.Collections@louisville.eduURL: http://louisville.edu/library/ekstrom/special/ Copyright 2002 University of LouisvilleLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from Access DatabaseDate of source: 02-21-02Description is in English.1890 tornado photographs, 1890Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsUniversity of LouisvilleEkstrom LibraryLouisville, Kentucky40292Phone: (502) 852-6752Fax: (502) 852-8734Email: Special.Collections@louisville.eduURL: http://louisville.edu/library/ekstrom/special/Processed by: Archives StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Louisville. All Rights Reserved.1890 tornado photographs collection, 1890SC229University of Louisville Special Collectionsca. 100 itemsUniversity of Louisville Special CollectionsLouisville, Kentucky 40292 USAOpen to researchersThe copyright interests have not been transferred to the University of Louisville. For further information, see the section on copyright in the regulations and Procedures of the Special Collections Library or consult a reference archivist.[Identification of item], 1890 tornado photographs, 1890, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville.PhotographySeveral collections from the Photographic Archives focus on the damage resulting from the catastrophic tornado of March 27, 1890. This storm killed over one hundred people, with fifty-five dying at the Falls City Hall in Louisville, where several groups and a dancing class were meeting. This tornado remains the twenty-fifth most deadly storm in United States history. Among the collections are the Klauber collection with eight large mounted prints by local photographer Edward Klauber, and the Brecher collection with sixty-three glass negatives by an unidentified photographer.

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