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Tornado collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0142

Content Description

This collection documents the local community response to tornadoes that touched down in Putnam County, Tennessee, on March 3, 2020 through materials gathered by the Tennessee Tech University Archives and Special Collections. It includes responses from the City of Cookeville and Putnam County, Tennessee Technological University, and numerous places and businesses in the Upper Cumberland. The bulk of the collection consists of webpages, photographs, videos, and screenshots of social media and other web content. It also contains physical maps outlining the disaster area of Putnam County after the March 3, 2020 tornado. One is a road map and one aerial with streets labelled.

The born-digital material can be accessed at:


  • Creation: 2020 - 2021


4 Sheets

4.05 Gigabytes : 140 files

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