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Either partial or total destruction of 75 farms and homes were reported from this May 19, 1960 storm. There were no deaths in Rossville, Kansa 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: 99839
Call Number: Weather/Environment-RCL0139
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
Type of Material - Photographs