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Item # 585492

June 23, 1919

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, June 23, 1919

* Fergus Falls, Minnesota tornado disaster
* World War I official end nears (Versailles Treaty)


This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "CYCLONE TOLL PLACED AT 60", "More Than 100 Injured When Triple Twisters Strike Fergus Falls, Minn."

Other news of the day including various advertisements and much on the ending of World War I. Light browning with some margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

wikipedia notes: The 1919 Fergus Falls tornado was a large and destructive tornado that struck Fergus Falls, Minnesota on June 22, 1919. It killed 57 people and is the second deadliest tornado in Minnesota's history. This tornado occurred just 10 months after a tornado in Tyler, Minnesota killed 36 people. That twister was Minnesota's fourth deadliest on record.

Category: The 20th Century

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