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Photography Collection

Wooden Building After the 1938 Tornado


B&W photograph of wooden building demolished by the first tornado of September 29, 1938. The photograph is marked with a small green X to show the location of the body of a man killed by the tornado.

Handwritten on back of photo: "1st tornado came in by Battery near Miller's junk yard - Laurence [Laurens?] Street. This shed is on top of small Negro house. The Negro was dead when found. Sept. 29, '38."

Photo was originally mounted on photograph album paper, similarly captioned; page in file with photograph.