Newspaper Accounts of the
Charles City, Maynard, & Oelwein, IA
May 15, 1968 F5 Tornadoes

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Newspaper
Pages
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 16, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Lime Springs Herald
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 17, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 18, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 19, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 20, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 21, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 22, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Green Recorder
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Progress Review
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 23, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Lime Springs Herald
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 24, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 25, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 26, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 27, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 28, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 29, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Green Recorder
 
 
 
 
 
  Iowa City Press Citizen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
  Progress Review
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                       
May 30, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Lime Springs Herald
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 31, 1968 Cedar Rapids Gazatte
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Oelwein Daily Register
 
 
 
 
 
 
                       
May 15, 2008 Charles City Press Forever Changed:  Charles City Remembers the Tornado of 1968 Supplement (7.4 MB) - 28 pages        


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