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Object Name Postcard
Title Street scene after Tornado, Columbus, Ga.
Artist King's
Date 1913
Medium Commercially printed paper
Dimensions H-3.438 W-5.5 inches
Signature "King's/ Columbus, Ga."
Signature Location embossed lower left
Provenance William Garrard
Credit line Gift of William Garrard
Accession Number G.1962.252.3
On view: no
Label information In the early morning hours of Friday, March 14, 1913, an F2 tornado ripped through Columbus and Phenix City. The tornado resulted in two deaths in Columbus and many homes and buildings in both towns being destroyed. Photo postcards like these documented much of the damage.
Search Terms Natural Disasters

Street Scene
Uptown
Local Businesses
Downtown
Storm
Postcard
Subjects Communications
Weather
Landscape
Cityscapes
Architecture
Infrastructure