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Southwestern Historical Quarterly: Vol. CXXV, No. 1, July 2021


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Southwestern Historical Quarterly


Front Cover: Smoke billows from the SS Amoco Virginia on November 8, 1959. Photo courtesy of the Houston Fire Memorial. In the article “Explosions and Fires at the Ports of Texas City and Houston: A Comparative Analysis of Waterside-Landside Crises, 1947–2019,” historian Eric Pearson discusses the causes and consequences of the SS Amoco Virginia fire and other accidents on the Houston Ship Channel. 


Published: July 2021