1967 Belvidere Tornado The

Author: Mike Doyle
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1467136166
Size: 24.18 MB
Format: PDF
View: 5768
Download Read Online
Claiming the lives of seven adults and seventeen children, the Belvidere tornado struck the most vulnerable at the worst possible time: just as school let out.


Author: Eric A. Johnson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 0738532630
Size: 41.12 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 3103
Download Read Online
Within three minutes, a tornado cut a $2 million swath of destruction across the
southeast side, killing 14 and injuring 36 in what remains the deadliest natural
disaster in Rockford's 170—year history. Four factories ... At Union Furniture Co.,
the tornado claimed the life of employee Axel Ahlgren, 40. Some 200 ...
Rockford's 1928 tornado, though deadly, would be eclipsed locally on April 21,
1967, by a $25 million Belvidere tornado that killed 25, including 18 at Belvidere
High School.

Belvidere Illinois

Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: General Books
ISBN: 9781156404256
Size: 41.66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 7150
Download Read Online
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 41. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.

To Investigate The Adequacy And Effectiveness Of Federal Disaster Relief Legislation

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Disaster Relief
Size: 74.37 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 7561
Download Read Online
Subcommittee on Disaster Relief. NATIONALGUARD IN DOMESTIC
EMERGENCIES SINCE WORLD WAR Il-Continued Status of Date Place Nature
of disturbance troops Number of troops Jan. 18, 1967--------- Michigan---------------
Flood-------------------State--------- 180. Apr. 3-19, 1967------- Clinton, Iowa-------------
--- do --do 150 Apr. 7–16, 1967------- Dubuque, lowa- -do-- 46 April 1967------------
Eau Claire, Wis--------------- do-- 25. Apr. 23, 1967--------- Belvedere, lll------ ---
Tornado- 800 ...

To Investigate The Adequacy And Effectiveness Of Federal Disaster Relief Legislation Hearing Before The Subcommittee On Disaster Relief

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works
Size: 20.59 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 6507
Download Read Online
18, 1967 Michigan Flood... ...State 180. Apr. 3-19, 1967 Clinton, Iowa do do 150.
Apr. 7-16, 1967 Dubuque, Iowa do do 46. April 1967 Eau Claire, Wis do do 25.
Apr. 23, 1967 Belvedere, III... Tornado do 800. Apr. 28,1967 Cloud Croft, N.Mex
Forest fire do 25. May 1,1967 Albert and Lea, Minn Tornado do 100. May 1-3,
1967 Mason City, Iowa do do 81. May 11-13, 1967 Jackson, Mich Student riot,
college do 750. June 1967 Prattville, Ala Civil disturbance do 300. Do Tampa, Fla
do do.

The Tri State Tornado

Author: Peter Felknor
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595311881
Size: 39.32 MB
Format: PDF
View: 7705
Download Read Online
The Story of America's Greatest Tornado Disaster Peter S. Felknor. is full of grit,
and it stings. Visibility has declined; the sky and the earth to the ... I particularly
remember a spring afternoon in 1967, a year after we had moved to northern
Illinois. I was playing basketball in a park three blocks from our house when the
most ... a town eight miles to the southeast, had been razed by a killer tornado.
Soon afterward, we learned that the same fate had befallen Belvidere, fifty miles

The Rotarian

Size: 11.22 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 3260
Download Read Online
To. the. Nth. Degree. In April, 1967, a tornado struck Belvidere, Illinois, cutting a
wide swath of destruction through the southern portion of the community,
completely destroying a shopping center, the greater part of a hospital, a portion
of the high school, and most of one grade school. More than 100 homes and
businesses were wiped out. Twenty- five died and 2,000 were left homeless by
the disaster. But if destruction was quick, assistance from Rotary was even
quicker. According to ...

The School As A Safe Haven

Author: Rollin J. Watson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897899000
Size: 51.75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 2483
Download Read Online
The worst ten tornado-related disasters in schools included two in Illinois on the
same day. On March 18, 1925, two schools were struck by tornados — in one, in
Desoto, 33 children were killed, and in another, in Murphysboro, Illinois, 25
children were killed. In 1955, a tornado struck a school in Commerce Landing,
Mississippi, and killed 17 children. In 1967, 13 children were killed in a school in
Belvidere, Illinois. In 1989, nine students were killed when a tornado blew down
a ...

Public Aid In Illinois

Size: 41.41 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 3034
Download Read Online
Fortunately, the Department has never had to respond to the emergency of a
general nuclear attack on the nation. Hopefully, it never shall. However, it has on
a number of occasions responded quickly to the needs of persons victimized by
storms and floods. The latest response to a disaster came on April 21 when
tornadoes hit several communities near Chicago— principally Oak Lawn,
Belvidere, Lake Zurich, Palos Heights and Hometown, causing considerable loss
of life and severe ...

Popular Electronics

Size: 65.37 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 257
Download Read Online
CB'er "Dutch" LaBounty, operating the Red Cross CB Control, had about four
hours sleep during the first three days after the tornado struck. His emergency
communications from the control center were relayed by Rockford operators to
the CB communications van at the disaster site in Belvidere. Southern
Winnebago County ; 40 others were used for transport and communications ; and
other disaster relief purposes including delivery of supplies, location of missing
persons, ...