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Red Cross Float, Seaford, DE July 4th parade, 1916


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Welcome to GenDisasters, a look back at the events that touched our ancestor's lives - tornadoes, fires, floods, hurricanes, train wrecks, mine explosions, and tragic accidents that became a part of history and our genealogy.
Aberdeen, SD Fire Department in Market Day Parade, early 1900s