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
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to United States law. No restrictions on use.
Terms of Use
Image can be reproduced with credit to Wilmette Public Library
Contact
Wilmette Public Library
Email:refdesk@wilmettelibrary.info
Website:
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1242 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL
60091-2558
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