The San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire
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The San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire

By Charles Morris
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  • THE SAN FRANCISCO CALAMITY BY EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE
  • A Complete and Accurate Account of the Fearful Disaster which Visited the Great City and the Pacific Coast, the Reign of Panic and Lawlessness, the Plight of 300,000 Homeless People and the World-wide Rush to the Rescue.
  • TOLD BY EYE WITNESSES
    • INCLUDING GRAPHIC AND RELIABLE ACCOUNTS OF ALL GREAT EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS IN THE WORLD'S HISTORY, AND SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS OF THEIR CAUSES.
  • EDITED BY CHARLES MORRIS, LL. D.
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • THE SAN FRANCISCO CALAMITY BY EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE
  • CHAPTER I.
    • San Francisco and Its Terrific Earthquake.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • The Demon of Fire Invades the Stricken City.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • Fighting the Flames With Dynamite.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • The Reign of Destruction and Devastation
  • CHAPTER V.
    • The Panic Flight of a Homeless Host.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • Facing Famine and Praying for Relief.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • The Frightful Loss of Life and Wealth.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • Wonderful Record of Thrilling Escapes.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • Disaster Spreads Over the Golden State
  • CHAPTER X.
    • All America and Canada to the Rescue
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • San Francisco of the Past
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • Life in the Metropolis of the Pacific
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • Plans to Rebuild San Francisco.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • The Earthquake Wave Felt Round the Earth.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • Vesuvius Devastates the Region of Naples.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • The Great Lisbon and Calabrian Earthquakes.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • The Charleston and Other Earthquakes of the United States.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • The Volcano and the Earthquake, Earth's Demons of Destruction.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • Theories of Volcanic and Earthquake Action.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • The Active Volcanoes of the Earth.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • The Famous Vesuvius and the Destruction of Pompeii.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • Eruptions of Vesuvius, Etna and Stromboli.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • Skaptar Jokull and Hecla, the Great Icelandic Volcanoes.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • Volcanoes of the Philippines and Other Pacific Islands.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • The Wonderful Hawaiian Craters and Kilauea's Lake of Fire.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • Popocatapetl and Other Volcanoes of Mexico and Central America.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • The Terrible Eruption of Krakatoa.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • Mount Pelee and its Harvest of Death.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • St. Vincent Island and Mont Soufriere in 1812.
  • CHAPTER XXX.
    • Submarine Volcanoes and their Work of Island Building.
  • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • Mud Volcanoes, Geysers, and Hot Springs.
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