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Ruins of the local newspaper office, Viroqua, Wisconsin, following the destructive tornado of June 28, 1865, artist's impression

Scanned by: 
Joseph Williams, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
06/30/2013
Notes: 
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, June 12, 2015.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
Great Tornado in Wisconsin, June 28 - The almost entire destruction of the village of Viroqua - Ruins of the North-Western Times Printing Office, and residence of J.A. Somberby, Esq..
Source citation: 
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 29, 1865, 301.