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Johnstown Flood: 1905

Johnstown Flood: 1905

New York circa 1905. "Johnstown Flood, Coney Island." An attraction commemorating (and profiting from) the deadly Pennsylvania disaster of 1889. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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