June 1, 1903 Tornadoes And Floods

On June 1, 1903 Gainesville, Georgia was largely destroyed by a tornado which killed one hundred people, while Kansas City was devastated by flooding.

“TORNADO HITS GAINESVILLE:
HUNDRED KILLED,MANY HURT

Circling Wind Hits Georgia  City Without Warning, and Victims Are Crushed to Death *in Wrecks of Mills, Dwellings and Stores
Great Damage to Property.

KANSAS CITY
FIGHTS DEATH

Gas, Electric Light and Water Plants Paralyzed and
City Is at Mercy of Elements—Great Area
Submerged, Flood Holds Its Own
and Rain Still Falls.”

02 Jun 1903, 1 – Buffalo Courier at Newspapers.com

02 Jun 1903, Page 2 – The Atlanta Constitution at Newspapers.com

02 Jun 1903, 1 – The Hutchinson News at Newspapers.com

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