Hoboken Fire, The

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas on a Saturday evening that the fire bells rang out, The North German Docks are burning! most every one did shout." It is "a picture no artist could paint" as three German ships burn at the docks. Listeners are urged to help the victims
AUTHOR: Larry Lavake
EARLIEST DATE: 2008 (Cohen); original publication c. 1900
KEYWORDS: ship fire disaster death
Jun 20, 1900 - Fire at the docks of the North German Lloyd Steamship Company pier in Hoboken, New Jersey
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AmericanFolkSongsARegionalEncyclopedia1, pp. 128-129, "The Hoboken Fire" (1 text)
File: CAFS1128

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