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Black Hawk, IN Tornado, May 1917


Black Hawk, Ind., May 27. -- Two persons were killed in the tornado which struck this town late Saturday night and practically every house in the community was damaged. Mrs. Ada Pierson and Murray Falyard were found in the ruins of their homes. The rescue work proved difficult, as no building was left untouched by the twister.

List of known dead:

Blackhawk, Ind
Mrs. Ada Peirson
Mrs. Murray Falyard

The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, IN 28 May 1917


Black Hawk tornado

it is sad

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