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Horrors of the Johnstown flood...
Item # 625469
June 8, 1889
MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 8, 1889 Close to half of the front page is taken up with reports on the horrors of the Johnstown flood, with the top of the first column heads including: "HORRORS ADDED" "Johnstown's Misfortunes Not Over" "The Results of the Flood Make Their Expected Appearance" "The Plague is Upon the Survivors of the Disaster" "Engineers Investigate the Conmaugh Lake Dam" "They Find it Was Constructed in the Most Careless Way" and more. The text carries over to page 4 as well.
Complete in 8 pages, some browning at the margins, generally nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War