View of Wilmette after the Palm Sunday Tornado on March 28, 1920, No.13


Description
Creator:
H. B. Brooks, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Photographs
Postcards
Notes:
Postcard showing damage to the former Henry H. Gage mansion at the NW corner of Chestnut and Sheridan Rd. Known at the time as the Lake Shore Tavern, the restaurant was soon labeled "Tornado Tavern." The building was razed in 1944. This photograph was reproduced on p.141 of "Wilmette: a history" by George D. Busnnell.
Inscriptions:
Reverse: " H.B. Brooks, photograph post cards, 3358 Osgood St., Chicago, Ill."
Date of Original:
28 March 1920
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Tornado 13
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.08538927265 Longitude: -87.6990219839478
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Terms of Use:
Image can be reproduced with credit to Wilmette Public Library
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1242 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL
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U.S.A. Phone: 847-256-6930

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View of Wilmette after the Palm Sunday Tornado on March 28, 1920, No.13