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Mountain of White Foam Killed 17 on River Steamer

Date: February 1952 | Identifier: 1050.1.a
Clipping from the Virginian-Pilot newspaper for the 49 year anniversary of the destruction of the steamer Olive in a storm on 16 February 1903 on the Chowan River near Holly's Wharf in Bertie County, North Carolina. The article by Charles Bond is titled, "Disaster of 49 Years Ago Recalled: Mountain of White Foam Killed 17 on River Steamer." more...
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