Greene County, Arkansas
May 1,1947

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Left: Paragould Residents check out the tornado damage to Campbell's   Grocery,Feed an Seed in 1947. Right: The tornado of May 1, 1947 did heavy damage to the Kroger Store.


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Left: This used to be a two story house before May 1, 1947. Seven people were in the house when it was hit suffering the worst damage of any home in Paragould.

Right: Spring of 1947, tornado damage to the Johnson-Cloyce Hardware Store an Dollins Furniture. Buildings were located on West side of N.Pruett St. where Holland's Flea Market is now housed.

Pictures donated by: Northeast Arkansas Tribune Publisher Owen Lusk

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