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1978.023.002
Postcarrd. Black and white photograph of a damaged ftwo-story brick building. The house is damaged with damaged trees and tree limbs in the foreground. Legend at the bottom "Simmons Old Res. After Tornado, Lawrence, Ks. 4/12/1911."

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1977.062.021B
Photo of "Part of 600 Block, Mass St., Lawrence, Kans." 1911 Tornado Damage

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1999.037.030a
Postcard photographs of Locations in Lawrence which were damaged by the 1911 tornado. Downtown from about 7th and Massachusetts locking toward the Shirt Factory, Kaw river in the background.

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A photo of a newly constructed home that was moved from it foundation by the storm. Three unidentified men sit on the foundation of the home.

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1986.127.003B
Damage to a Lawrence home from the tornado on April 11, 1911.

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1976.1294 Photos shows two heavily damaged commercial buildings. Advertisements for Coca Cola and Henry George Cigars painted on building to left. Debris scattered in street. Identified as "1911 - (April) - tornado, Lawrence, KS."

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1976.1292
Shows overturned house surrounded by debris. Identified "1911 - (April) - Tornado, Lawrence, KS."

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1976.1264
Black and white. Shows wreckage of frame building(s)(s), right, and other buildings still standing, left and background. Identified as "1911 - (April) - Tornado, Lawrence, KS."

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1976.1230 Woman surveying damage to two buildings, one overturned. Debris all over the ground. Identified as "1911 (April)- Tornado, Lawrence, KS" Photo by R.H. Beamer

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1976.1174 Shows damage to several Massachussettes Street Storefronts. Debris hanging over powerr lines that cross street. Building at left: "615 H. Thompson Photographer" "Mesenheimer" over front door. At right, Junius Underwood's Store- seeds,…

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1976.1173 Shows overturned house, wreckage, and fallen trees. Identified- "1911 (April)- Tornado, Lawrence, KS Photo by R.H. Beamer

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1976.714
Tornado Scene - Sullivan home. 638 Illinois St. in Lawrence.

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1992.146.002
Large aerial view of the north and south shores of the Kaw River during the flood. Detailing buildings and sand bag levees on the north Lawrence side.

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1988.023.031 A view of Cole's IGA food store on 2nd street with water about two feet up the wall. A truck is parked along the sides to haul away merchandise endangered by the flood

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1988.023.014
High water around Santa Fe Station in Lawrence. Person in row boat at left. Water up a foot or two on buildings. 1951 Flood in Lawrence, Kansas.

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1988.023.007
Photo of flood waters with a view to the west from 2nd street. Business buildings along 2nd street are shown. Water pouring through from the right

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1978.165.033

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1978.059.024 Dr. H. H. Bennett (left), chief of the U. S. Soil Conservation Service, and Emil W. Heck (right), president of the Kansas Department of Soil Conservation Districts, standing on the soil that almost covered a crop near this house on the…

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1978.059.019
Photograph of the power plant, box factory, and other industrial buildings looking southeast from the Kansas River bridge at Lawrence during the 1951 flood.

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1977.055.256 Arial flood scenes of local farmsteads.

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1977.055.214  The washout thru Old Highway 40 7-13-51.

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1977.055.200 Flood 7/12/51. Silt 8" deep in casings lying out east of the farm.

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1977.055.190 High water mark flood of 7-12-51 near top of windows.

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1977.055.184 Where the water cut thru to the southest about 3/4 mile west of our south line.

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1977.055.154 Sunday. A view of north U.P. trestle near Alfred Heck's farm. Trestles same side. Water seven feet deep.