After the fury of the earthquake in Kingston : a multitude of the homeless and destitute, without shelter and scantily s...

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Material Information

Title:
After the fury of the earthquake in Kingston : a multitude of the homeless and destitute, without shelter and scantily supplied with food, and some peculiar effects of the shocks.
Physical Description:
1 p. : ill. ; 40 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Blauvelt, H. D.
Publisher:
Leslie's Weekly
Place of Publication:
New York
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
Earthquakes -- Jamaica   ( lcsh )
Jamaica --1900 - 1910   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage:
Kingston (Jamaica)

Notes

General Note:
Page 173 from Leslie's Weekly, Nov,. Article entitled "The Kingston earthquake at short range", by Francis E. Clark, Founder of the United Society of Christian Endeavor continues on verso.
General Note:
Six illustrations: Plum Point Lighthouse, which was damaged by the earthquake and its ligth extinguished, causing the stranding of the steamship "Prinz Waldemar". -- Refugees each receiving the meagre food supply of two potatoes, a piece of bread, some brown sugar, and molasses. -- The American Consulate a mass of ruins - Vice-Counsul William H. Orrett standing in front of his demolished office. -- Hundreds of refugees in camp a the temporary market near the Parade ground. -- A crowd of homeless and hungry people waiting for the opening of the gate of the race-course relief station. -- Curious incident of the quake - Queen Victoria's statue, once facing the sea, turned completely around. -- Steamship "Prinz Waldemar," of the Hamburg-American Line, wrecked on the Jamaica coast because the Plum Point Light went out. -- Entrance to Up Park Camp, headquarters of the First West Indian Regiment, showing wreckage of gateways and buildings.

Record Information

Source Institution:
HistoryMiami
Holding Location:
HistoryMiami
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier:
local - 2005-348-1
System ID:
AA00009602:00001