National Geographic : 1919 Sep
ESCULA PRACTICA, IN GUATEMALA CITY This handsome school building, in which the children of the republic were to receive manual training and instruction in the applied arts, had been completed, but not yet occupied, when the catastrophe occurred, reducing the edifice to a mass of ruins. The city of Guate mala has a population of 1oo,ooo, of whom nearly five-sixths are of European origin. Photographs from W. G . Luckhardt CEMETERY ADJOINING THE GENERAL HOSPITAL IN GUATEMALA CITY Nearly all tombs were destroyed and opened. It is estimated that II,ooo bodies and four tons of human bones were gathered and cremated.