Natural Disasters

Johnstown Flood

Johnstown Flood National Memorial

http://www.nps.gov/jofl/historyculture/people.htm

Johnstown Flood Museum

http://www.jaha.org/FloodMuseum/history.html

History of Johnstown, PA

http://www.johnstownpa.com/History/hist19.html

History of Johnstown Flood--1889 document

http://prr.railfan.net/documents/JohnstownFlood.html

Cause of the Johnstown Flood

http://smoter.com/flooddam/johnstow.htm

Johnstown Flood of 1889 (Weather)

http://www.weather.com/encyclopedia/flood/john89.html

New York Times May 31, 1889

http://www.johnstownpa.com/History/hist30.html

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Blizzard of March 11-14, 1888

Great White Hurricane of March 11-14, 1888

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/blizzard1.html

Blizzard of 1888

http://memory.loc.gov/wpa/17120802.html

Great White Hurricane (information and lesson plans)

http://www.teachervision.fen.com/weather/resource/3826.html

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

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/detr:@field(NUMBER+@band(det+4a09016))

Historic article from April 1888--”How shall we dispose of snow”

http://digital.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=manu;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

http://www.stamfordhistory.org/ph_0301.htm

Weather.com’s storm encyclopedia & historic storms of 1800s

http://www.weather.com/encyclopedia/winter/1800s.html

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The Dust Bowl in American History

American Memory

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html

American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/dustbowl/

1930s Dust Bowl-Paul Bonnifield

http://www.ccccok.org/museum/dustbowl.html

Dust Bowl

http://humanitiestexas.org/exhibits/list/dustbowl/dustbowl.php

Voices from the Dust Bowl

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html

Drought in the Dust Bowl years

http://www.drought.unl.edu/whatis/dustbowl.htm

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Galveston Hurricane of 1900

1900 Storm Galveston Island, Texas

http://www.1900storm.com/

NOAA’s National Weather Service commemorates 1900 Galveston Hurricane

http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories/s496.htm

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

http://www.islandnet.com/~see/weather/events/1900hurr.htm

National Weather Service commemorates 1900 Galveston Hurricane

http://www.nwas.org/links/galveston.php

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

http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2000/galveston/