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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Reinforced Concrete Schools
Author(s): John T. Simpson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 344-356
Abstract:On the 4th day of March, 1908, there was flashed over the telegraph wires to every newspaper throughtout the length and breadh of this land, the news of a great disaster. In a schoolhouse at Collingwood, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, one hundred and sixty-five children lost their lives through the breaking out of a fire during school hours.
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