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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: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix County Court House with six people standing in front of it.
Date: date unknown
Description: A man surveying the landscape stands atop Pulpit Rock.
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...
Description: Men and boys use horses, a Farmall H tractor and wagons to haul scrap metal to a pile near railroad tracks. The men are participiting in a wartime scrap dr...
Description: The remains of a house damaged by a tornado. The roof and much of the structure have been completely removed and destroyed. Other debris litters the surrou...
Description: Elevated view toward the horizon over a bridge on a river of the widespread destruction left in the wake of a tornado. Destroyed houses litter the scene an...
Description: A group of men and boys are outdoors weighing metal collected in a wartime scrap drive. In the background is a truck and industrial buildings.
Description: A man, woman, and child stand near or on the Pulpit Rock formation. The man is standing near the top, while the woman and child are near the ground.
Description: Donalda La Grandeur and an unidentified man sitting on a porch.
Description: Men with horses, wagons, cars and trucks are parked alongside railroad tracks near a large scrap metal pile. The men are participating in a wartime scrap d...
Description: View of Oak Hill Farm, including the farmhouse. In the foreground are a man standing on the left, a woman sitting with a cat in her lap, and a dog.
Description: Possibly Adelord Joseph Vanasse (b. 1877?) and Stanilaus Phaneuf (b. 1869), singers who recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.
Description: Cover of Mrs. A.G. Boehm's History of the New Richmond Cyclone of June 12th, 1899 featuring an engaving of a large cyclone and the wreckage it has left beh...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Unidentified family standing outside of a cottage in the woods near Baldwin.
Description: Singer Donalda La Grandeur, left, and collector Helene Stratman-Thomas on the porch at the home of La Grandeur.
Description: Three young girls (L to R), Beverly Peterson, Virginia Gullickson, and Joane Aaby, with an old iron bed donated for a W.W. II scrap drive during MacArthur...
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...
Description: Winter scene with five engines bucking snow on the Soo Line. Between January 21 and 22, 1917, 9" of snow fell with drifts up to 11.5 feet covering western...
Description: View from across street of the Larson-Wiler Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership.
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