Albert Whiting: ill from heat

10 December 2013

401 A St. SE

“Three Victims of the Heat.” Washington Post, 7 October 1900, p. 9.

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Three colored men fell victims to yesterday’s extreme heat. They are: Albert Whiting, forty-seven years of age; Charles Jennings, aged fifty, and Isaac Bray, aged ninety. Whiting was overcome by the heat while on his way home yesterday afternoon at about 4:30 0’clock. He was removed to his home, 401 A street southeast, in No. 5 patrol wagon. . . .

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