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May 01, 2007
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Hamburg Cholera Epidemic (Photograph 24 of 42)
Cholera Epidemic
Hamburg Harbor

A cholera epidemic in 1892 kills 10,000 emigrants. This happened the year before my great-grandmother Maria Pohl and her children emigrated from Hamburg.

Hamburg International. The History of Hamburg. http://international.hamburg.de/index.do?ok=18338&uk=30484 (April 30, 2007).