The Resource Complete story of the San Francisco horror, introduction by Samuel Fallows ; a comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our golden city ; the metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death an ruin delat many adjacent cities and surrounding country ; destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning, immense structures topple and crumble, great Leland Stanford University succumbs, water mains demolished and fire completes devastation, fighting fire with dynamite; scenes of death and terror : thousands killed, maimed, or unaccounted for ; tens of thousands without food or shelter ; martial law declared ; millions donated for relief ; Congress makes an appropriation ; sympathetic citizens throughout the land untie their purse-strings to aid the suffering and destitute ; property loss hundreds of millions ; appalling stories by eye wintesses and survivors ; the disaster as viewed by scientists, etc. ; comprising also a vivid portrayal of the recent death-dealing eruption of Mt. Vesuvius by Richard Linthicum ; together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day by Trumbull White ; profusely illustrated with photographic scenes of the great disaster and views of the devastated cities and their people

Complete story of the San Francisco horror, introduction by Samuel Fallows ; a comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our golden city ; the metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death an ruin delat many adjacent cities and surrounding country ; destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning, immense structures topple and crumble, great Leland Stanford University succumbs, water mains demolished and fire completes devastation, fighting fire with dynamite; scenes of death and terror : thousands killed, maimed, or unaccounted for ; tens of thousands without food or shelter ; martial law declared ; millions donated for relief ; Congress makes an appropriation ; sympathetic citizens throughout the land untie their purse-strings to aid the suffering and destitute ; property loss hundreds of millions ; appalling stories by eye wintesses and survivors ; the disaster as viewed by scientists, etc. ; comprising also a vivid portrayal of the recent death-dealing eruption of Mt. Vesuvius by Richard Linthicum ; together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day by Trumbull White ; profusely illustrated with photographic scenes of the great disaster and views of the devastated cities and their people

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Complete story of the San Francisco horror
Title
Complete story of the San Francisco horror
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introduction by Samuel Fallows ; a comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our golden city ; the metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death an ruin delat many adjacent cities and surrounding country ; destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning, immense structures topple and crumble, great Leland Stanford University succumbs, water mains demolished and fire completes devastation, fighting fire with dynamite; scenes of death and terror : thousands killed, maimed, or unaccounted for ; tens of thousands without food or shelter ; martial law declared ; millions donated for relief ; Congress makes an appropriation ; sympathetic citizens throughout the land untie their purse-strings to aid the suffering and destitute ; property loss hundreds of millions ; appalling stories by eye wintesses and survivors ; the disaster as viewed by scientists, etc. ; comprising also a vivid portrayal of the recent death-dealing eruption of Mt. Vesuvius by Richard Linthicum ; together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day by Trumbull White ; profusely illustrated with photographic scenes of the great disaster and views of the devastated cities and their people
Title variation
San Francisco horror
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes images of fire and earthquake damage, as well as, portraits of James D. Phelan, Eugene E. Schmitz, and General Funston and his wife
Cataloging source
XTC
Dewey number
979.461051
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
F869.S357
LC item number
C66 1906
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1859-1934
  • 1868-1941
  • 1835-1922
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Linthicum, Richard
  • White, Trumbull
  • Fallows, Samuel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Phelan, James D.
  • Funston, Frederick
  • Schmitz, Eugene E
  • Volcanoes
  • Earthquakes
  • Fires
  • Natural disasters
  • History, Ancient
  • San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906
  • Vesuvius (Italy)
  • Special collections
Label
Complete story of the San Francisco horror, introduction by Samuel Fallows ; a comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our golden city ; the metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death an ruin delat many adjacent cities and surrounding country ; destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning, immense structures topple and crumble, great Leland Stanford University succumbs, water mains demolished and fire completes devastation, fighting fire with dynamite; scenes of death and terror : thousands killed, maimed, or unaccounted for ; tens of thousands without food or shelter ; martial law declared ; millions donated for relief ; Congress makes an appropriation ; sympathetic citizens throughout the land untie their purse-strings to aid the suffering and destitute ; property loss hundreds of millions ; appalling stories by eye wintesses and survivors ; the disaster as viewed by scientists, etc. ; comprising also a vivid portrayal of the recent death-dealing eruption of Mt. Vesuvius by Richard Linthicum ; together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day by Trumbull White ; profusely illustrated with photographic scenes of the great disaster and views of the devastated cities and their people
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Thrilling personal experiences
  • Thrilling personal experiences--continued
  • Through lanes of misery
  • Whole nation responds with aid
  • All co-operate in relief work
  • Our boys in blue prove heroism
  • In the refuge camps
  • Ruins and havoc in coast cities
  • Destruction of great Stanford University
  • Fighting fire with dynamite
  • Preface
  • Miscellaneous facts and incidents
  • Disaster as viewed by scientists
  • Chinatown, a plague spot blotted out
  • The new San Francisco
  • Vesuvius threatens Naples
  • Scenes in frightened Naples
  • Volcanoes and earthquakes explained
  • by Trumbull White
  • Terrible volcanic disasters of the past
  • by Trumbull White
  • Introduction
  • Vesuvius and the destruction of Pompeii
  • by Trumbull White
  • Mount Ætna and the Sicillan horrors
  • by Trumbull White
  • Lisbon earthquake scourged
  • by Trumbull White
  • Japan and its disastrous earthquakes and volcanoes
  • by Trumbull White
  • Krakatoa, the greatest of volcanic explosions
  • by Trumbull White
  • The doomed city
  • Our great Hawaiian and Alaskan volcanoes
  • by Trumbull White -- South American cities destroyed
  • by Trumbull White -- Earthquakes and volcanoes in Central America and Mexico
  • by Trumbull White -- Charleston, Galveston, Johnstown--our American disasters
  • by Trumbull White -- St. Pierre, Martinque, annihilated by a volcano
  • by Trumbull White
  • San Francisco a roaring furnace
  • Third day adds to horror
  • Twenty square miles of wreck and ruin
  • The city of a hundred hills
  • Scenes of terror, death and heroism
Control code
ocm58958596
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
408 p., [50] p. of plates
Form of item
microfilm
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Label
Complete story of the San Francisco horror, introduction by Samuel Fallows ; a comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our golden city ; the metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death an ruin delat many adjacent cities and surrounding country ; destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning, immense structures topple and crumble, great Leland Stanford University succumbs, water mains demolished and fire completes devastation, fighting fire with dynamite; scenes of death and terror : thousands killed, maimed, or unaccounted for ; tens of thousands without food or shelter ; martial law declared ; millions donated for relief ; Congress makes an appropriation ; sympathetic citizens throughout the land untie their purse-strings to aid the suffering and destitute ; property loss hundreds of millions ; appalling stories by eye wintesses and survivors ; the disaster as viewed by scientists, etc. ; comprising also a vivid portrayal of the recent death-dealing eruption of Mt. Vesuvius by Richard Linthicum ; together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day by Trumbull White ; profusely illustrated with photographic scenes of the great disaster and views of the devastated cities and their people
Publication
Contents
  • Thrilling personal experiences
  • Thrilling personal experiences--continued
  • Through lanes of misery
  • Whole nation responds with aid
  • All co-operate in relief work
  • Our boys in blue prove heroism
  • In the refuge camps
  • Ruins and havoc in coast cities
  • Destruction of great Stanford University
  • Fighting fire with dynamite
  • Preface
  • Miscellaneous facts and incidents
  • Disaster as viewed by scientists
  • Chinatown, a plague spot blotted out
  • The new San Francisco
  • Vesuvius threatens Naples
  • Scenes in frightened Naples
  • Volcanoes and earthquakes explained
  • by Trumbull White
  • Terrible volcanic disasters of the past
  • by Trumbull White
  • Introduction
  • Vesuvius and the destruction of Pompeii
  • by Trumbull White
  • Mount Ætna and the Sicillan horrors
  • by Trumbull White
  • Lisbon earthquake scourged
  • by Trumbull White
  • Japan and its disastrous earthquakes and volcanoes
  • by Trumbull White
  • Krakatoa, the greatest of volcanic explosions
  • by Trumbull White
  • The doomed city
  • Our great Hawaiian and Alaskan volcanoes
  • by Trumbull White -- South American cities destroyed
  • by Trumbull White -- Earthquakes and volcanoes in Central America and Mexico
  • by Trumbull White -- Charleston, Galveston, Johnstown--our American disasters
  • by Trumbull White -- St. Pierre, Martinque, annihilated by a volcano
  • by Trumbull White
  • San Francisco a roaring furnace
  • Third day adds to horror
  • Twenty square miles of wreck and ruin
  • The city of a hundred hills
  • Scenes of terror, death and heroism
Control code
ocm58958596
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
408 p., [50] p. of plates
Form of item
microfilm
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.

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