Dark Tide

Author: Stephen Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
ISBN: 0807096679
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Chronicles the January 15, 1919 Boston Molasses Flood that killed twenty-one people when over two million gallons of molasses poured out of the steel tank that stored it and traveled through the city's North End.

The Boston Italians

Author: Steve Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 080705044X
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In this lively and engaging history, Stephen Puleo tells the story of the Boston Italians from their earliest years, when a largely illiterate and impoverished people in a strange land recreated the bonds of village and region in the ...

Disasters Accidents And Crises In American History

Author: Ballard C. Campbell
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438130120
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... court cited “the absence of every kind of skilled technical supervision and
inspection by the defendant” as the root cause of the disaster. The great Boston
molasses flood remains one of the most bizarre catastrophes in American history.
Susan Doll and David Morrow FURTHER READING: Brust, Beth Wagner. The
Great Molasses Flood. Mah- wah, N.J.: Troll Communications, 1998. Puleo,
Stephen. Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919. Boston: Beacon
Press, 2004.

I Survived True Stories Five Epic Disasters

Author: Lauren Tarshis
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545789745
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Titanic: Voices from the Disaster, by Deborah Hopkinson, New York: Scholastic,
2012 I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912, by Lauren Tarshis (of course!),
New York: Scholastic, 2010 THE GREAT BOST ON MOLASSES FI,00D, 1919
Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919, by Stephen Puleo, New
York: Beacon Press, 2003 This is a complete history of the flood, and many of the
details of the article are drawn from Mr. Puleo's detailed reporting. “Boston's
Great ...

A History Of Civilization In 50 Disasters History In 50

Author: Gale Eaton
Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing
ISBN: 0884484076
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“Retrospect: January 15, 1919: Boston Molasses Flood.” Weatherwise 64, 1 (
2011): 10–11. Puleo, Steve. Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of
1919. Boston: New Beacon Press, 2004. Puleo, Steve. “Death by Molasses.”
American History 35, 6 (2001):60–66. Additional Resources Jabr, Ferris. “The
Science of the Great Molasses Flood.” Scientific American (July 17, 2013): www.
scientificamerican.com/article/molassesflood-physics-science/. National Fire
Protection ...

Ordinary Reactions To Extraordinary Events

Author: Ray Broadus Browne
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879728342
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93-103. Bass, Judy. "Dark Tide: The Great Molasses Tragedy of 1919." Boston
Magazine Nov. 1993: 77-79+. Bluthardt, Robert. "Wave of Death." Firehouse
June 1983: 86-88+. Boston. Boston Elevated Company, Maintenance of Way
Department. Report by Prof. C. M. Spofford to Superintendent Harry M. Steward
on the molasses tank collapse, Feb. 14, 1919. Boston. Boston Fire Department.
Historic Fire Landmarks Tour by Deputy Fire Chief Paul A. Christian, revised
1995. Boston.

The Barnes Review

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The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 Dark Tide: Shortly after noon on
January 15, 1919, a 50-foot tall steel tank filled with 2.3 million gallons of
molasses collapsed on Boston's waterfront, disgorging its contents in a 15-fbot-
high wave that traveled 35 mph. When the dark tide receded, a section of the city
had been transformed into a "war zone." The Great Boston Molasses Flood
claimed the lives of 21 people, injured more than 100 and caused widespread
and total destruction.

A City So Grand

Author: Stephen Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780807001493
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These stories paint a portrait of a half century of progress, leadership, and influence that turned a New England town into a world class city, giving us the Boston of today.