Aftermath of a tornado in Snyder, Oklahoma. Bodies laid out in department store, to be cleaned of mud and laid on shelves until burial. May 1905. The tornado took over 100 lives and struck on a Wednesday at 9 p.m., a month after President Roosevelt had visited the area around Frederick for the wolf hunt, 1905 May
Scope and Contents
Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
- Creation: 1905 May
Restrictions on Access
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Open for public research.
From the Collection: 41 items (41 items)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English Lang
Part of the Western History Collections Repository
Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019