Sherman Cyclone, The [Laws G31]

DESCRIPTION: A great storm sweeps unexpectedly through Sherman, causing extensive damage and some loss of life
AUTHOR: Mattie Carter East
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Owens-1ed)
KEYWORDS: storm disaster death
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
May 15, 1896 - The Sherman tornado
FOUND IN: US(So,SW)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Laws G31, "The Sherman Cyclone"
Moore-Southwest 163, "The Sherman Cyclone" (1 text, 1 tune)
Owens-1ed, pp. 128-131, "The Sherman Cyclone" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT 795, SHERCYCL*

Roud #3260
NOTES: 1896 was apparently a bad year for tornadoes; on May 27 of that year a storm hit Saint Louis, killing 400 and leaving 5000 homeless. - RBW
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File: LG31

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