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Hospitals were overwhelmed. Many of the injured could do nothing but lay down on the ground and quietly fight for their lives.
Exerpt from an interview with Gene Rickmer, one of the world’s smartest men.
Shortly after midnight, some six hours after the earthquake hit, a series of waves struck Crescent City—*one measuring at least 20 feet high*.
After surveying the scene, Sheriff Blankenship left to seek help from the Seattle Police Department in collecting evidence. He assigned a deputy to protect the integrity of the crime scene at the residence.
A last message to all Boy Scouts from the founder of Scouting, Lord Baden-Powell. This was published after his death on January 8, 1941.
Lilburn Gibson relates his experience of being on the wrong side of a “fixed” high school debate.