Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Tornado Damage to Elmire’s Restaurant in Meridian


ms_cities_and_counties_201This postcard contains an image of tornado damage done to Elmire’s Restaurant in Meridian, Mississippi. The image is undated, but was probably taken around 1906.

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