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Johnstown flood : the day the dam burst / Mary Gow.

Gow, Mary. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart Public Library - Main J 974.8 GOW (Text) 840191001261771 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level Available -

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  • ISBN: 0766021092(hb.)
  • Physical Description: 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Dangerous proposition -- The dam in the mountains -- Prepare for the worst -- "The end of the world" -- Relief and recovery -- The future.
Summary, etc.: An account of the great Johnstown, Pennsylvania, flood of 1889, when a dam failed and over two thousand people died, making this one of the worst peacetime disasters in the history of the United States.
Subject: Floods > Pennsylvania > Johnstown > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Johnstown (Pa.) > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.

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