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Houston Daily Post.pdf
On August 27, 1900, a hurricane made landfall on the Gulf Coast of Texas. It destroyed the city of Galveston, Texas and killed between 7,000 and 12,000 people. This newspaper from nearby Houston, published 13 days after the Galveston hurricane made…

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This report from hurricane-devastated Galveston, Texas, appeared in The County Record, a newspaper in Williamsburg, South Carolina. The article includes graphic accounts of hurricane survivors, who told of persons looting dead bodies in the streets…
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