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Letter Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

From: N2013-15

Letter Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926


was “Everyone is safe. Lena and Cecil are in the West Side Dormitory and Arthur and children are in “The Hills” The [?] he said “Hello, are you alright? Had to tell you about the folks first coz I thought you were going to faint.” It sure made me feel faint and that’s something I don’t do. I met Charlie about 5 o’clock and as the city was under martial law and I’d have to be off the street at 6 and with a walk of three miles in view I sure was glad to see that boy. My heels, toes and in fact the whole of my feet were blistered, and they had broken. They had been wet [?] practically all the time since Sat. morning and they were tender. I had had a hunk of glass in my heel and that was just a wee bit painful. On the whole I didn’t think I’d ever stand again.

When I saw poor Eenie [?] her nose and lip were cut and she had worried so about me. And she