Tornado Strikes Oak Lawn in 1967

The Oak Lawn Patch has an article about a frightening piece of local history, Oak Lawn Library’s Historic Artifacts Tell Chilling Tale of 1967 Tornado. The Oak Lawn Library has done some great work pulling together local information about the 1967 tornado and making it available online. The Oak Lawn Public Library Local History site has great resources, http://www.oaklawnlibrary.org/localhistory.shtml. Here are some of the online resouces:

The 1967 Oak Lawn Tornado Flickr images

Oak Lawn Public Library’s Interactive Google Map

Oak Lawn Public Library’s 1967 Tornado Facebook Group

Oak Lawn Public Library’s 1967 Tornado Database

Here is online video from home movies taken at the time:

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