The Galveston Hurricane - Damage caused by the hurricane and storm surge. This was the greatest natural disaster in terms of loss of life in U.S. history. 6,000 to 8,000 individuals died in this hurricane.

Location: Galveston, Texas
Photo Date: 1900, September 1-10

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