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A representation of the great storm at Providence, Sept. 23d 1815 / painted and engraved by J. Kidder.

Print shows flooding in Providence, Rhode Island from Narragansett Bay after a hurricane that struck on September 23, 1815. Sailing ships, fishing boats, and small buildings are awash in the tidal waves. People... more

The gale off the port of Balaklava, 14th Nov. 1854 / W. Simpson del. ; R. Carrick lith.

Print shows British ships in the storm-tossed sea outside the harbor at Balaklava.

map from "General Examination of the Pacific Ocean ... Followed by nautical directions for avoiding hurricanes. Translated from the second French edition, under the direction of Commander C. H. Davis"

This image has been taken from scan 000224 from "General Examination of the Pacific Ocean ... Followed by nautical directions for avoiding hurricanes. Translated from the second French edition, under the direct... more

map from "General Examination of the Pacific Ocean ... Followed by nautical directions for avoiding hurricanes. Translated from the second French edition, under the direction of Commander C. H. Davis"

This image has been taken from scan 000225 from "General Examination of the Pacific Ocean ... Followed by nautical directions for avoiding hurricanes. Translated from the second French edition, under the direct... more

map from "General Examination of the Pacific Ocean ... Followed by nautical directions for avoiding hurricanes. Translated from the second French edition, under the direction of Commander C. H. Davis"

This image has been taken from scan 000227 from "General Examination of the Pacific Ocean ... Followed by nautical directions for avoiding hurricanes. Translated from the second French edition, under the direct... more

Hurricanes in the South Pacific

Article "Hurricanes in the South Pacific", by William A. Eddy, with two charts, showing hurricane tracks, prepared by Lieutenant John P. Finley, Signal Corps, U.S.A.

Galveston disaster, trying to find where their home stood

Two African American women search through rubble following a violent hurricane which devasted most of Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives.

Bird's-eye view of dock front, Galveston /

"Galveston cyclone series. At the first news of the disaster by cyclone and tidal wave that devastated Galveston on Saturday, Sept. 8th, 1900, we equipped a party of photographers and sent them by special train... more

Panorama of orphans' home, Galveston /

From Edison films catalog: This is the building in which so many of the poor orphans met their death. The place is completely dismantled. In addition to the orphanage is shown one of the principal streets in Ga... more

Galveston disaster, getting a dead body from the ruins

Men searching through rubble for victims following a violent hurricane which devastated most of Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives.

The dead left by the receding flood, 33d St. and Avenue M, Galveston, Texas

Two dead bodies lie in the debris following a violent hurricane which devastated most of Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives.

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the remains of one of the docks, several freight cars being piled one upon the other, while the most interesting part of the picture shows two schooners literally s... more

Searching ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for dead bodies /

From Edison films catalog: This shows the heart of one of the tremendous drifts in the east end of Galveston. Hundreds of dead bodies are concealed in these immense masses, and at the time the picture was taken... more

Galveston flood, Sept., 1900--Commissary Dept.

Horse-drawn carts for food delivery, protected by armed guards, outside the Commissary in Galveston, Texas.

Shelter for the homeless, Galveston's awful disaster

Row of tents set up to house survivors of the 1900 Galveston hurricane.

Galveston disaster, merchants drying goods after flood

Textiles drying on makeshift clotheslines strung outside storefront.

Galveston disaster, I'm glad Ise living

African American boy, sitting on debris in the wake of the 1900 hurricane, Galveston, Texas.

Galveston disaster, interior St. Patrick's church

Three young men inside ruins of church, following a violent hurricane which devastated Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives.

Panorama of Galveston power house /

From Edison films catalog: This building and machinery supplied the electric power and electric light for the entire city of Galveston, including the car system. The building, which is of solid masonry, is a co... more

Panoramic view of Tremont Hotel, Galveston /

From Edison films catalog: This picture shows several buildings which were wrecked and also shows a rear view of this hotel, which is on the highest point of land in Galveston, and in which several thousand peo... more

Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

From Edison films catalog: During the terrific storm all of the light craft along the dock front was lifted out of the water and washed up into the streets, many of them being carried for miles inland. This sub... more

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

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: Dray... more

Galveston disaster, carrying dead body to fire to be burned

African American men carrying body on stretcher, surrounded by wreckage of the hurricane and flood, Galveston, Texas.

In ruined Galveston--ready to consign a storm victim to the flames

Men carrying body of victim of hurricane and flood for burning to large open fire, Galveston, Texas.

Seeking valuables in the wreckage, Galveston, Texas

Man, woman and children rummage through rubble of destroyed houses following a violent hurricane which devestated most of Galveston and took more than 5,000 lives.

Lucas Terrace under which 51 people lie buried, Galveston

Remnants of multi-story building, bricks and lumber strewn in the wake of the 1900 hurricane and flood, Galveston, Texas.

Hurricane damage: Marathon, Florida

Local call number: PR06110..Title: [Hurricane damage: Marathon, Florida]..Date: Photographed in October of 1909...Physical descrip: 1 photonegative: b&w; 3 x 5 in...Series Title: (Print Collections)..Repos... more

New Jersey, Sealbright. Wreckage after hurricane

Photograph shows individuals standing among wreckage of homes damaged by hurricane; boys stand on porch of home leaning to left side.

Barometer in the cabin of Captain William Thompson

Local call number: N031920 . . Title: [Barometer in the cabin of Captain William Thompson] . . Date: Photographed in 1926. . . Physical descrip: 1 photonegative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. . . Serie... more

Haverhill

Original caption: Haverhill, Mass. Merrimack River - Haverhill, Mass. & Methuen, Mass.

Federal Theatre presents "Big blow" A drama of the hurricane country by Theodore Pratt / / Halls.

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Big Blow" at Maxine Elliott's Theatre, 109 West 39th Street, New York City, showing a woman and a man struggling against gale force winds.

Philip and Frederica Wylie listening to weather reports: Miami Beach, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245935 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245935 ) ..Local call number: JJS0762..Title: Philip and Frederica Wylie listening to weather reports: Miami Bea... more

Famed steeple topples

Photo shows the steeple atop historic Old North Church in Boston toppling August 31, 1954, at height of a howling hurricane which swept through New England.

Hull

Original caption: 23. Kenberma Section - Nantasket - Hull; Scene at Packard Ave. section (2-12); 12/30/59. Nantasket - Hull - Kenberma Section, Mass.

Hull

Original caption: 15. Kenberma Section - Nantasket - Hull; Scene at Stafford Road (2-3); Dec 30 1959. Nantasket - Hull - Kenberma Section, Mass.

Hull

Original caption: Kenberma Section - Nantasket - Hull; Scene along Kenberma waterfront from top of hill near water tank (4-3); Dec 30 1959. Nantasket - Hull - Kenberma Section, Mass.

Hull

Original caption: Kenberma Section - Nantasket - Hull; Scene at Lynn Ave. (3-4); 12/30/59. Nantasket - Hull - Kenberma Section, Mass.

Hull

Original caption: 24. Kenberma Section - Nantasket - Hull; Scene at Packard Ave. section (2-12); 12/30/59. Nantasket - Hull - Kenberma Section, Mass.

Nantasket Waterfront

Original caption: 2 - Nantasket; Scene at Nantasket Waterfront; 12/30/59. Nantasket - Hull - Kenberma Section, Mass.

View of destruction from Hurricane Betsy at the Key West Yacht Club: Key West, Florida

Local call number: DM3200 ..Title: [View of destruction from Hurricane Betsy at the Key West Yacht Club: Key West, Florida] ..Personal Author: McDonald, Dale M. ..Date: 1965. ..Physical descrip: 1 photonegative... more

Hurricane Josephine seen by the shuttle orbiter Challenger

41G-121-099 (5-13 Oct. 1984) --- Hurricane Josephine was photographed with a medium format camera aimed through the space shuttle Challenger's aft flight deck windows during NASA's 41-G mission. The hurricane's... more

Hurricane Elana, Gulf of Mexico

51I-44-052 (2 Sept. 1985) --- An oblique view of Hurricane Elena, photographed with a 70mm camera by STS-51I crew members of the space shuttle Discovery on Sept. 2, 1985. Photo credit: NASA

Fish-eye view of Hurricane Kenneth in the Pacific Ocean

One of the STS-51 astronauts used a "fish-eye" lens on a 35mm cmaera to photograph this view of Hurricane Kenneth in the Pacific Ocean. The Orbiting Retrievable Far and Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrometer/Shuttle ... more

STS-65 Earth observation of Hurricane Emilia in Eastern Pacific Ocean

STS-65 Earth observation taken aboard Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, shows Hurricane Emilia in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Hurricane Emilia's wind speeds exceeded 150 knots. This high oblique view of the st... more

STS-65 Earth observation of Hurricane Emilia taken aboard Columbia, OV-102

STS-65 Earth observation of Hurricane Emilia in Pacific Ocean was taken aboard Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102. This vertical view, photographed with a handheld 70mm camera, reveals the well-defined eye of t... more

Hurricane Florence as seen from STS-66 shuttle Atlantis

From 165 nautical miles above the earth, the STS-66 astronauts were able to capture detail in a number of storm systems around the globe during their 11-day stay in space aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis. A 70... more

Hurricane Florence as seen from STS-66 shuttle Atlantis

This is a picture of Hurricane Florence at its peak, over the open waters of the North Atlantic. This hurricane never made landfall over the United States, however after the storm became extra-tropical, it's mo... more

Military and civilian groups, representing several Central American countries, learn to work together and assist each other in potentially disastrous situations such as hurricanes or earthquakes

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FUERZAS UNIDAS HUMANITARIAS '97 Base: San Salvador Country: El Salvador (SLV) Scene Camera Operator: James Aguila Release St... more

Military and civilian groups, representing several Central American countries, learn to work together and assist each other in potentially disastrous situations such as hurricanes or earthquakes

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FUERZAS UNIDAS HUMANITARIAS '97 Base: San Salvador Country: El Salvador (SLV) Scene Camera Operator: James Aguila Release St... more

US Navy CHIEF PETTY Officer Millie Tamberg coordinates, over the phone with a customer, the requirements of deploying personnel to cover Exercise Blue Advance in Miami, Florida. Blue Advance is a simulated weather disaster to train personnel on responding to such events as hurricanes and tornados

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BLUE ADVANCE Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Benjamin ... more