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Letter from Gilbert H. Grosvenor, director and editor, National Geographic Society, to John D. Whiting
- Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - National Geographic Society - Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey - Whiting, John D. (John David)
- Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
- Date: 1915-11-09
Witnesses to the locust invasion that befell Jerusalem and the nearby Syrian region in 1915 agreed that they had seen nothing to equal it in their life-times. It was truly a natural disaster of biblical proportions. Locust. Image from Locust Plague of 1915 photograph album (page 34). American Colony in Jerusalem Collection, Manuscript Division, LOC Members and employees of the American Colony were active ...
- Date: 1915