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THE GALVESTON HURRICANE OF 1900

Books Available for Further Reading
from the Jefferson Parish Library Collection
and Articles and Websites of Interest


Compiled by Lisa Werling
Old Metairie Library

BOOKS:

Bixel, Patricia Bellis, and Elizabeth Hayes Turner. (2000). Galveston and the 1900
Storm: Catastrophe and Catalyst
. Austin: University of Texas Press. Primarily photographs.

Cline, Isaac Monroe. (1951). Storms, Floods and Sunshine. (3rd ed.) New Orleans:
Pelican Publishing Company.

Fitzpatrick, Patrick J. (1999). Biographical Sketch of Isaac Monroe Cline (1861-1955).
In Natural Disasters: Hurricanes— A Reference Handbook. (pp. 101-103). Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, Inc.

Green, Nathan C. (Ed.) (2000). Story of the 1900 Galveston Hurricane. (1st Pelican
ed). Gretna, La.: Pelican Publishing Company. Includes many photographs.

Larson, Erik. (1999). Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in
History
. New York: Crown Publishers.

McComb, David G. (2000). Galveston: a History and a Guide. (pp.19-32). Austin:
Texas State Historical Association.

Weems, John Edward. (1957). A Weekend in September. New York: Henry Holt and
Company. Includes many photographs.


JOURNALS:

(Retrieval notations indicate the date on which the articles were found via the library's subscription databases)

Cartwright, Gary. (June 1995). "The Beach Is Back . . . for Now. But Will a Hurricane
Carry Galveston’s Handsome New Strip of sand back to Sea?" Texas Monthly.
23.6: pp.105-108. Retrieved on November 21, 2005 from the InfoTrac OneFile database.

"Cities Rising." (December 2005). The Atlantic. 296.5: p. 46. Retrieved on November
21, 2005 from the EbscoHost MasterFILE Premier database.

Harden, Blaine. (2005, September 26). "Expecting the Worst, Residents Collectively
Sigh in Relief; City Laid to Waste by the 1900 Hurricane Quickly Resumes Business as Usual." The Washington Post. p. A14. Retrieved on November 21, 2005 from the NewsBank InfoWeb database.

Kolker, Claudia. (2000, September 9). "Galveston’s Great Storm: Glitz to Horror in
Hours." Los Angeles Times. p. A-1. Retrieved on November 21, 2005 from the
NewsBank InfoWeb database.


LaGanga, Maria L. (2005, September 22). "Gulf Coast Besieged; Galveston Sees Its Past
Bearing Down; Pragmatism and Fear Prevail in the Island City that Endured a
Record Hurricane in 1900." Los Angeles Times. p. A-1. Retrieved on November 21, 2005 from the NewsBank InfoWeb database.

WEBSITES (as of 15 December 2005):

CNN.com In-Depth Special: A Centennial Remembrance/The Galveston Hurricane/September 8, 1900. 2003. Cable News Network.
http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2000/galveston/

Galveston Storm of 1900. 2004. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
http://www.noaa.gov/galveston1900/

The 1900 Storm: Galveston Island, Texas. 2005. Galveston Newspapers Inc.
http://www.1900storm.com/

Isaac’s Storm. 1999. Random House, Inc.
http://www.randomhouse.com/features/isaacsstorm/greatstorm/index.html

Weather Events: The 1900 Galveston Hurricane. Ed. Keith C. Heidorn, PhD, ACM. 2000.
http://www.islandnet.com/~see/weather/events/1900hurr.htm


 

 
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