Caribbean Area ( lcsh ) Hurricanes -- Puerto Rico ( lcsh ) Puerto Rico -- 1890-1900 ( lcsh ) Periodical illustrations -- 1890-1900 ( lcsh )
Page 164 from Leslie's Weekly, August 26, 1899.
Five illustrations on 1 p.: The popular market-place in Ponce, which was swept away by the flood and storm. -- The landing at Ponce Playa, where great damage was done to small craft. -- The "McPherson," the first relief vessel sent out by the United States, with 6,000,000 pounds of food supplies. -- Native huts on the Aibonito Road, showing the character of the dwellings of the natives that were swept away by the thousands. -- Loading bags of rice on the relief transport "McPherson", at New York.