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Galveston's awful calamity - Gulf tidal wave, September 8th 1900

Galveston's awful calamity - Gulf tidal wave, September 8th 1900

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Summary

Print shows the destruction caused by a hurricane and tidal wave to Galveston, Texas, wreckage to buildings, survivors, and the bodies of victims; also shows vignettes at the corners and across the bottom: Drays employed carrying the bodies to barges for burial in the Gulf (top left), 2650 dead bodies burried [sic] in the Gulf (top right), Bodies incinerated in lieu of burial (bottom right), Shooting ghouls, found despoiling the dead (bottom left), and at center, View of ruins, Avenue "L" west, Ruins of Sacred Heart Church, cor 13' & Broadway, and First Baptist Church ruins, cor. 22' & Winnie st's.
date_range

Date

01/01/1900
person

Contributors

Kurz & Allison.
place

Location

Galveston (Tex.)29.30139, -94.79778
Google Map of 29.30138888888889, -94.79777777777778
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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