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14_Tornado 2013_Gifford Aerial.jpg
Photograph by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency that shows the extent of the destruction in Gifford.

“Cecil Hudson, near Myra Station, is one of the many area residents whose farms and homes were damaged by storms last weekend.” Courier, March 6, 1961.

13_Tornado 1996_Path.jpeg
April 19, 1996 tornado trail published in The News-Gazette, April 21, 1996

18_Radar_Tornado hook.jpg
As the storm passed a short distance north of the radar, an appendage became visible on the parent echo. Within a few moments, the echo appendage began to curl into a hook shape seen here.

"This scene of destruction shows the wreckage of the home in which Mrs. Aletha Rowland, mother of nine children, was fatally injured in the tornado which struck east central Illinois Monday." The News-Gazette, March 17, 1942.

The funnel of a tornado that occurred in 1948, that traveled from Leverett to Flatville to Penfield in Champaign County, Illinois.

JO  Cunningham.jpg
Portrait of local judge and historian Joseph O. Cunningham

HM Russell.jpg
H. M. Russell owned a horse-bus (omnibus) company with John Gere that people used to travel from Urbana to West Urbana before the Urbana Railroad Line was installed.

CC Courthouse 1859-1900.jpg
This was the fourth Champaign County Courthouse and was in use from 1859 until 1900 when the building was redesigned by Urbana architect Joseph Royer.

Woodblock printing tools: woodblock, carving tools, brayers, baren (for pressing), brush, and paper.
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