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Fisse Collection: Disasters, Tornado of 1896

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Identifier: P0098

Title: Fisse Collection: Disasters, Tornado of 1896

Description: The Fisse Collection contains five photo albums of damage in St. Louis and East St. Louis resulting from the 1896 tornado. Four of the albums are small square books of 26 card-mounted photographs numbered and identified on the reverse. A larger disbound album contains 25 uncaptioned photographs. Subjects include: Union Club; Lafayette Avenue; residences; Lafayette Park; City Hospital; St. John of Nepomuk church; East St. Louis, Illinois; Allerton House; Eads Bridge; Russell Avenue; Union Club; Collinsville Avenue in East St. Louis; East St. Louis City Hall; Relay Station in East St. Louis; (more).

Rights: UND


Dates: 1896

Type(s): Collection




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