The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane

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This book covers the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, the United States' deadliest natural disaster. Includes accounts from survivors and eyewitnesses, and photos of the devastation.

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xiv, 17-536 p. front., plates. 24 cm.

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Lester, Paul c. 1900.

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This book covers the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, the United States' deadliest natural disaster. Includes accounts from survivors and eyewitnesses, and photos of the devastation.

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xiv, 17-536 p. front., plates. 24 cm.

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Lester, Paul. The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane, book, c. 1900; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26719/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .