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La Plata MD tornado disaster....
Item # 572774
October 10, 1926
THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, November 10, 1926
This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:
* 15 Are Dead in Maryland Wind Storm
* Eleven School Children, Negro Couple Killed When Tornado Strikes LaPlata and Environs
and more with list of the dead. (see)
This tells of the La Plata, Maryland tornado disaster which destroyed the elementary school during class time.
Other news of the day. Light browning, otherwise good.
La Plata, Maryland suffered an F4 tornado on November 9, 1926, which had a death toll of 16 people, 13 of them in La Plata Elementary School, which was destroyed.
Category: The 20th Century