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The Great Galveston Disaster - by Paul Lester

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Bookcover image of The Great Galveston Disaster by Paul Lester (with an introduction by Richard Spillane).  

It was Spillane, an AP reporter, who was charged with informing the world about Galveston's devastation.  The book gives us more information about Spillane:

Editor of the "Galveston Tribune" and Associated Press correspondent, who was chosen by the mayor and citizens' committee to seize any vessel in the harbor and convey to the outside world the news of the Great Disaster.

Thanks to the publisher and Google Books, the work is available for online reading.  It is also freely available at Archive.org.


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Image online, courtesy the amazon.com website.

 

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