Damage in Lawrence following the April 12, 1911, tornado.
Damage to the Charles Simmons house in Lawrence after the April 12, 1911, tornado.
The house at 636 Ill. where Mrs. Joe Sullivan was killed after a tornado struck Lawrence April 12, 1911. An April 15, 1911, story said: "Pausing a moment to close a transom and save her carpet from being ruined cost Mrs. Joe Sullivan, 636 Illinois Street, her life last night. Before she could join her son [in the cellar], the house was swept from its foundation and both inmates buried beneath a pile of wreckage. Mrs. Sullivan lived but a few minutes after being extricated."
Damage in Lawrence after the April 12, 1911, tornado.