A Guide to the D.J. Parker Galveston Hurricane Letter, 1900
Handwritten letter describing the devastation in Galveston, Texas, a few weeks after the 1900 hurricane. Describes water, sand, wreckage, burning of the dead, and family members lost in the disaster.
Written by D.J. Parker in Cedar Bayou, Texas, and addressed to Mary Deman in Carlock, Illinois.
D.J. Parker Galveston Hurricane Letter, 1900, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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