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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: The still smoldering foundation of a burned brick building in the wake of a tornado that swept through the town. More debris can be seen in the background.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

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Smoldering Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Still smoldering fires and wreckage amidst debris left in the wake of a tornado.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Man standing around the remains of a house that has been demolished during a tornado. A man is standing near a horse on the right. In the background a smal...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view of people working with the relief effort in the aftermath of a tornado. Boxes of supplies are piled near a man in the foreground, and a man h...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of damage to houses and property caused by a tornado. Groups of people are scattered throughout the town.

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River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Men, one of whom is holding an umbrella, stand looking at a tree that has been stripped of its bark by a tornado. It also appears to be embedded with a pie...

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Fourth of July

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Date: 1899-07 

Description: People stand among the rubble of Ward S. Williams Co.'s stone block building after a tornado.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A small group of people stand in the yard of a damaged house that had its roof removed by a tornado, and moved off of its foundation, which is exposed on t...

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Debris Field

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Field of debris left in the wake of a tornado. A crowd of people are observing the destruction from a high vantage point.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: View over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of houses damaged and demolished in a tornado. Floating at the edge of the lake near an eroded bank are numerous pi...

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Tornado Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Debris left after tornado. A portion of a roof from a collapsed building lies on top of the debris, including the wheels of a carriage or cart.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A firetruck with its hose hanging into the water is surrounded by debris and other wreckage left from a tornado.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A man works to clear debris in the aftermath of a tornado. Other men, women and children are gathered nearby.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Two well-dressed men survey piles of debris left in the wake of a tornado. Part of the wall of a brick building is in the background.

Date: 1899 before

Description: View of a marching band parading beneath an decorated arch on Main Street. Onlookers line both sides of the street. American flags fly over the road and fr...

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