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1. A Scene Truly Terrible: Earthquake A Scene Truly Terrible: Earthquake November/December 1978 Article about the major earthquake in New Madrid, Missouri, in 1811-1812, with painted illustrations.

2. Earthquake Earthquake Fall-Winter//1990 Article about the significances of the 1811-1812 earthquakes in New Madrid, Missouri, culminating with an estimated 8.3 on the Richter Scale, with photos, illustrations, map. Description of the geologic...

3. Earthquakes Earthquakes Clippings from newspapers and magazines, mostly about the New Madrid earthquake.

4. Faulty Prediction: Aftershocks of the 1990 Earthquake Scare Left New Madrid Residents Ready for Disaster Faulty Prediction: Aftershocks of the 1990 Earthquake Scare Left New Madrid Residents Ready for Disaster Spring//1998 Story about the reactions and preparations of citizens of New Madrid, Missouri following a prediction (found to be incorrect later) of a large earthquake for 1990 along the New Madrid Fault line.

5. Grants of Land to People of New Madrid County, Missouri, Who Suffered by Earthquakes Grants of Land to People of New Madrid County, Missouri, Who Suffered by Earthquakes 1859 Federal government document from 1824 about the continuing real estate claims by residents of New Madrid County, Missouri, associated with the 1811-1812 earthquakes and subsequent land grants approved...

6. Living with a Fault Living with a Fault April 2010 Information about the New Madrid, Missouri, earthquake, December 16, 1811, and expectations of another. Includes a diagram of the earth and the fault.

7. Marking Missouri History Marking Missouri History 1998 Description and illustration of the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811, continuing as a series of tremors through the year and "churning the water [of the Mississippi River], felling trees, and opening chasms."...

8. New Madrid Claimants New Madrid Claimants 1834 Federal government document from 1820 about the act of Congress "for relief of the inhabitants of the late county of New Madrid, in the Missouri Territory, who suffered by earthquakes."

9. New Madrid Is Our Disaster In Waiting New Madrid Is Our Disaster In Waiting October 11, 2005 Article discusses earthquake preparedness in the state of Missouri if the New Madrid fault produces a major earthquake soon. "The New Madrid Fault could affect an area running from Memphis, Tenn., through...

10. Popular Reactions to the New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812 Popular Reactions to the New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812 January//1976 Article about the various worldwide and local aberrations in nature in general in 1811-1812 around New Madrid, Missouri, culminating in a long series of earthquakes, with descriptions by witnesses.

11. The Great New Madrid, Missouri, Earthquake The Great New Madrid, Missouri, Earthquake December 1, 2003 Personal reflection written March 22, 1816 by Eliza Bryan describing her view of what occurred during the New Madrid earthquake December 1811 and January 1812.

12. The New Madrid Earthquake The New Madrid Earthquake 1912 Description of the sale of land by inhabitants of New Madrid County, Missouri, following the destructive earthquake there in 1811, with some federal aid but not enough to recoup great financial losses....