Monthly Archives: November 2018

“It Is My Duty”: A Student Medic During the Mattoon-Charleston Tornado Outbreak in 1917

This guest post was written by Nathan Tye. Nathan is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Illinois and the Assistant Book Review Editor of Middle West Review. Within minutes a tornado decimated Mattoon, Illinois in the late afternoon of May 26, 1917. Few residents had time to find cover […]

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