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This film of the June 8, 1966 tornado in Topeka, Kansas, includes footage from several cameras spliced together, including footage shot by Jim Ward, John Coyle and Al Tebben. The film is 4:12 minutes long. This tornado was one of the most destructive tornadoes in Kansas history. The storm cut a swath of ruin through the capital city, destroying hundreds of homes, causing millions of dollars in damage, and killing sixteen residents.
Creator: Ward, Jim
Date: June 1966
Item Number: 223633
Call Number: VT 11.4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223633
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Commerce
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade
Built Environment - Function - Domestic
Collections - Audio-visual
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Tornadoes
Date - 1960s - 1966
Environment - Weather - Storms - Tornadoes
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Video
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Type of Material - Film and video