disaster of September 1st, 1923

as it affected Tokyo imperial university and other places
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by , [Tokyo
Earthquakes -- Japan --



Statementcomp. by the University library.
LC ClassificationsDS888 .T6
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., 51 pl. (part col., part fold., incl. plan)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6673031M
LC Control Number25000122

The Great Kantō earthquake (関東大地震, Kantō dai-jishin) struck the Kantō Plain on the main Japanese island of Honshū at JST ( UTC) on Saturday, September 1, Varied accounts indicate the duration of the earthquake was between four and ten minutes.

Extensive firestorms and even a fire tornado added to the death toll. Ethnically-charged civil unrest after the Local time: JST (UTC+).

Disaster of September 1st, [Tokyo, ?] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tōkyō Daigaku. Toshokan. OCLC Number: Notes: Most of the plates are accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress, and some are mounted. Description.

Earthquake Pictorial of 1923 book 1st September Kawakami, Capt T.: Earthquake Pictorial of Japan, 1st SeptemberYokohama, Y.M.C.A.

Seaman's Club, castiff wrap covers with front illustrated in color, horizontal 8vo (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in - x cm), stab ties, spine covered, introduction with text illustration map, 20 collotype plates (one folds out) with descriptive captions.

The date was September 1,and the event was the Great Kanto Earthquake, at the time considered the worst natural disaster ever to strike quake-prone Japan. The initial jolt was followed a Author: Joshua Hammer. Capt. Lowell H.

Smith and Lt. John P. Richter (bottom aircraft) performing the first aerial refueling over the skies of Rockwell Field in California, J.

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It was almost noon in the picturesque city of Yokohama on Saturday, September 1st,and the author of this book was seated in his office, preparatory to closing for the day and walking to the Club for the routine Saturday gathering, when 1923 book first sickening sway of one of the world's most destructive earthquakes was : Otis Manchester Poole.

Tokyo-Yokohama earthquake ofalso called Great Kanto earthquake, earthquake with a magnitude of that struck the Tokyo-Yokohama metropolitan area near noon on September 1, The death toll from the temblor was estimated to have exceededMore than half of the brick buildings and one-tenth of the reinforced concrete structures in the region collapsed.

The Great Kanto Earthquake, sometimes called the Great Tokyo Earthquake, rocked Japan on September 1, The city of Yokohama was hit even worse than Tokyo was, although both were devastated.

It was the deadliest earthquake in Japanese history. On the first day of SeptemberTokyo was hit with a powerful strength earthquake. It was centered south of Tokyo, at that time a city of million, the world’s fifth largest.

Many aftershocks followed. As had happened with the San Francisco earthquake, seventeen years earlier, the main destruction came from outbreaks of fire.

Behind the Accounts of the Great Kanto Earthquake of By Mai Denawa Background.

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The Great Kanto Earthquake of shocked the nation. The magnitude of its destruction was almost beyond imagining. Disaster struck at on September 1st. The United States Supreme Court decides the case of Meyer vs. the State of Nebraska during June of 2. Inthe state of Nebraska passed the Siman Act which restricted the use of foreign languages and the study of foreign languages in schools, it was largely a reaction to anti-German sentiment following World War I.

Educator Robert T. Meyer was prosecuted under the act for. The great earthquake of September 1st, A record from the reports of the "Japan chronicle" of the destruction of Yokohama and Tokyo and the other ravages wrought.

On the morning of 8 Septemberthirteen destroyers of Destroyer Squadron (DesRon) 11 departed San Francisco for a two-day cruise to San Diego. They were returning home after a escorting Battle Division 4 from Puget Sound to San Francisco. The DesRon comprised the five ships of Destroyer Division (DesDiv) 33, with Delphy (DD) out front, followed by S.P.

Lee (DD), Young (DD -- EVENTS -- The s -- Honda Point Disaster, 8 September The Navy's greatest navigational tragedy took place in September at an isolated California coastal headland locally known as Honda Point.

Officially called Point Pedernales, Honda is a few miles from the northern entrance of the heavily-traveled Santa Barbara Channel. The Honda Point disaster was the largest peacetime loss of U.S. Navy ships. On the evening of September 8,seven destroyers, while traveling at 20 knots (37 km/h), ran aground at Honda Point, a few miles from the northern side of the Santa Barbara Channel off Point Arguello on the coast in Santa Barbara County, other ships grounded, but were able to maneuver free off the.

September 2, - The first elections were held in the Irish Free State after achieving independence from Britain. September 2, - French aviators Dieudonne Coste and Maurice Bellonte made the first non-stop flight from Europe to the USA. For more images related to the September Honda Point Disaster, see: Honda Point Disaster, 8 September Source Note: The text that introduces the pages of this presentation is largely based on the book: "Tragedy at Honda", by Vice Admiral Charles A.

Lockwood, USN-Retired, and Colonel Hans Christian Adamson, USAF-Retired (Chilton. On 1 Septembertwenty-one miners perished as the result of a fire in No 1 Workings at Bellbird Colliery, situated near the village of Bellbird, three miles south-west of Cessnock, in the Northern coalfield of New South Wales.

The Bellbird disaster was 'unparalleled in the history of the coalfield'. On September 8,the biggest peacetime disaster in U.S. Navy history occurred when commodore Captain Edward Watson of Destroyer Squadron 11 (Desron 11) ignored his radio navigation device and led 9 of his 14 ships to run aground at Honda Point in the Santa Barbara Channel in California, with 7 of the Clemson-class destroyers sinking.

The date was September 1,and the event was the Great Kanto Earthquake, at the time considered the worst natural disaster ever to strike quake-prone Japan.

The initial jolt was followed a few minutes later by a foot-high tsunami. 1 Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan’s Great Earthquake of 震災をイメージ化する 東京と年関 東大震災のヴィジュアルカルチャー Gennifer Weisenfeld Taishō Actual Conditions of the Great Tokyo Earthquake: Twelve Stories.

Disaster is an ever-present, and ever-timely. Bellbird Mine Disaster - 1st September " The most serious and tragic mishap ever on the South Maitland coalfields was the disastrous fire on Saturday 1st September at Bellbird Colliery, and the subsequent fire apparently started immediately after the day shift left the mine, and the afternoon shift had just gone in to : K.

The Taisho Emperor and Empress Teimei were on holiday in the mountains, and so escaped the disaster. Most horrifying of the immediate results was the fate of 38, to 44, working-class Tokyo residents who fled to the open ground of the.

This was the moment on September 1,that the Great Kanto Earthquake struck Tokyo, Yokohama, and surrounding regions. Measuring on the Richter scale, the quake not only devastated homes and office buildings but claimed the lives ofpeople - many of them being engulfed in the fires that broke out after the temblor.

Bellbird disaster, 1 September Published: 1 Sep On 1 September a fire and explosions at Bellbird Colliery in the Hunter Valley caused the deaths of 21 underground coal miners. The cause of the explosions were attributed to the distillation of coal gas within overheated coal heaps. The subsequent ignition of this gas by the fire.

Amended to September 1st,supplemented by an appendix [FACSIMILE] Originally published by Edmonton, K ing's printer in Book will be printed in black and white, with grayscale images. Book will be 6 inches wide by 9 inches tall and soft cover bound. Any foldouts will be scaled to page : Alberta.

Supreme Court. Ever since September 1,when the disaster of earthquake and fire visited Japan, I have desired to express my sincere thanks to God, our heavenly Father, for His care and presence during that day and the days following; also to our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, for teaching us the way to realize His presence and care as well as protection.

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Point Honda Disaster (here) 6. HMS Durban, China Station 7. On September 8,the park closed to the public for the first time in its history.

Despite thousands of firefighters and military personnel working to contain the flames, the park did not find relief until the cool, wet autumn weather intervened. 36% of Yellowstone National Park was affected by the wildfires, totaling nearlyacres. At pm on 1 September 20 men of the mine’s afternoon shift entered the colliery to commence their day’s work.

Deputies Eke, Sneddon and Wilson from the day shift were also in the mine, undertaking inspections of the working places as part of the shift handover.

When one mentions the mine accident, local Kemmerer residents nod their heads with familiarity of the event. In addition, the 99 graves in the local city cemetery is a constant reminder of the mine explosion.

The effects of the Frontier Mine No. 1 explosion. Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan, Earthquake September 1, "I enclose also a photo of the ruins of the Grand Hotel at Yokohama where I stopped last year." J.H.

Messervey, letter dated March 5. Japan is arguably the world leader in readiness. Every year sincethe country marks Disaster Prevention Day on Sept. 1, the anniversary of the Tokyo quake. At many Japanese schools, first-day-of-class celebrations include an evacuation drill.