Title: Reinforced Concrete Schools
Author(s): John T. Simpson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 344-356
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.