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A photograph of the Joe Campbell home after a May 19, 1960 tornado. Either partial or total destruction of seventy-five farms and homes were reported from this storm that happened in the late afternoon. There were no deaths in the area. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.
Item Number: 99756
Call Number: Weather/Environment-RCL0056
Holding Institution: Rossville Community Library
Collections - Contributing Institutions - Rossville Community Library
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Tornadoes
Date - 1960s - 1960
Environment - Weather - Storms - Tornadoes
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Rossville
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Transportation - Automobiles
Type of Material - Photographs