RT. REV. SAMUEL FALLOWS, D. D., LL. D.
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
and Ruin Dealt 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 Kills, 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 Witnesses
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
of the Editorial Staff of the Chicago Chronicle.
Together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interessting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day.
BY TRUMBULL WHITE
Historian, Traveler and Geographer.
Profusely Illustrated with Photographic Scenes of the Great Disasters and Views of the Devastated Cities and Their People.
HUBERT D. RUSSELL