Natural Disasters

Johnstown Flood

Johnstown Flood National Memorial

Johnstown Flood Museum

History of Johnstown, PA

History of Johnstown Flood--1889 document

Cause of the Johnstown Flood

Johnstown Flood of 1889 (Weather)

New York Times May 31, 1889


Blizzard of March 11-14, 1888

Great White Hurricane of March 11-14, 1888

Blizzard of 1888

Great White Hurricane (information and lesson plans)

Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920

Historic article from April 1888--”How shall we dispose of snow”;cc=manu;rgn=full%20text;idno=manu0020-4;didno=manu0020-4;view=image;seq=00085;node=manu0020-4%3A1

Stamford Historical Society images and information’s storm encyclopedia & historic storms of 1800s


The Dust Bowl in American History

American Memory

American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl

1930s Dust Bowl-Paul Bonnifield

Dust Bowl

Voices from the Dust Bowl

Drought in the Dust Bowl years


Galveston Hurricane of 1900

1900 Storm Galveston Island, Texas

NOAA’s National Weather Service commemorates 1900 Galveston Hurricane

Weather Events: The 1900 Galveston Hurricane (includes maps and statistics)

National Weather Service commemorates 1900 Galveston Hurricane

CNN Special: The Galveston Hurricane--September 8, 1900