Two New York women struggle with their umbrellas during the 1938 “The Long Island Express.” The storm (also known as “The Great New England Hurricane of 1938” and the “Yankee Clipper”) pounded the Eastern Seaboard in late September. It caused over $300 million in damages while 700 were killed and 708 more injured.
Struggling with Umbrellas, 1938
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