"Regina June 30 - 1912"

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Database ID36328
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceCyclone, Regina, 1912 , LH-3966 (Subject Collection)
Postcard messageSome more of the hundreds like it. I am glad I went down as it gave a person a better idea of what it was like HS.
Scope and contentMonotone postcard with sepia tone showing heavily damaged Methodist Church and Y.W.C.A. buildings in the aftermath of the Regina cyclone. From caption sheet: The Regina Cyclone of 30 June 1912 was actually a tornado. In the storm, which lasted about three minutes, 28 people were killed, 200 injured and 2500 had their homes destroyed. Title from front of postcard.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 9 x 14 cm
Date produced1912
Date Range(s)1910-1919
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsDisasters -- Tornado
Buildings and Architecture -- Houses
Language of postcard textEnglish
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard styledivided back
Postcard mediaphoto-engraving
Place - imageRegina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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