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Tornado damage -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- Photographs

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

1890 Tornado photographs

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1985_001-PA

1917 cyclone and 1913 flood postcards

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2000_052-PA

1974 tornado destruction photographs

Identifier: 2006_026-PA
Scope and Contents

135 black and white, 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver print photographs of the destruction from the April 4, 1974 tornado. Most photographs were taken in the Crescent Hill neighborhood of Louisville but there are also about fifteen of Cherokee Park and five of the Exposition Fairgrounds. Photographs were taken by John Clements (aka Industrial Photographic Service).

Dates: 1974

Kentucky stereograph cards composite collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2019_184
Scope and Contents Composite collection of 37 Kentucky-related stereograph photographs acquired from multiple sources grouped together for ease of use and access. Includes views of Mammoth Cave, the Southern Exposition, and destruction from the Louisville tornado of 1890.An early form of 3D photograph, stereographs, also called stereoviews, were produced from the mid-1850s to after the first World War. Stereographs are made of two nearly identical images shot with a camera with two lenses...
Dates: 1870s-1890s

Kentucky stereographs

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2000_089-PA