Project Page for 'The great Galveston disaster'

Project StateIn Post-Processing
This project has been made available for smooth reading until Wednesday, August 14, 2019. See below.
TitleThe great Galveston disaster
AuthorLester, Paul.
LanguageEnglish
GenreHistory
Difficultyaverage
Project IDprojectID57e80af6e477c
Image SourceThe Internet Archive
Last Edit of Project InfoSunday, September 25, 2016 at 02:00:35 PM   (Current Time: 07:18:57 PM)
Last State ChangeMonday, July 8, 2019 at 12:25:02 AM
Last Forum PostMonday, July 1, 2019 at 12:59:36 AM
Instructions for Smooth Reading

----------
2019-07-17 22:41 projectID57e80af6e477c_smooth_avail.zip uploaded by okrick
In 1900 my Great-grandaunt Bertha Challis Rogers was living with her 15-year-old daughter, Blanche Donald, at 1922 Avenue N. Her husband was on a business trip. Also staying with her was her niece, Alice Rogers, and the niece's fiance, Ashby L. Cook. Bertha and Alice survived. Asby drowned trying to save Blanche who also drowned. Over 6,000 people died in the largest city (38,000) in Texas at that time. This remains the deadliest natural disaster in United States history.

The HTML is at https://www.dropbox.com/s/w7fzjzu376wj6xk/galveston.zip?dl=0

Smooth Reading

  • This project has been made available for Smooth Reading until Wednesday, August 14, 2019.
  • Download zipped text for Smooth Reading (425 kb)
  • Please note that while unregistered guests are welcome to download texts for Smooth Reading, only registered volunteers are able to upload annotated texts. A registration link is available at the top of this page.