Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Retter describes his life in northern Idaho. The time period covered is the 1910s through the 1970s. Topics include Coeur d'Alene, fishing, mining (including the Bunker Hill Mine), floods, and forest fires
University of Montana--Missoula, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, K . Ross Toole Archives
The forty-nine photographic negatives which make up this collection are of downtown Missoula, Mont., flooding at the Buckhouse Bridge, the Ninemile House, Bannack Ghost Town, and the Paxson Murals in the Missoula County Courthouse. The dates range from 1908 to the mid 1970s, with the bulk of the images from the late 1920s
Gardiner Public Library
Photographs of Gardiner, Me., taken during the flood of 1936
Worcester Historical Museum
Article published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper relating to the flood caused when the Lynde Brook Reservoir Dam, near Worcester, Mass., gave way 30 Mar. 1876, causing severe and destructive flooding in areas in and near Worcester, Mass
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Topics include the 1976 Teton Dam failure
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Olson talked about his early years in northern Idaho. He focused on the period between the late 1910s and the 1940s and on the following topics: Prohibition, the Great Depression, the programs of the New Deal (the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress (or Projects) Administration), Farragut Naval Training Station, the 1933 flood, and the lumber trade
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Nordstrom describes life in the town of Rose Lake, Idaho. She lived at Rose Lake from 1915 to 1976, except for a few years during the late 1930s and early 1940s. She talks about her parents (Charles and Celia Briggs), about her husband (Carl Nordstrom), and about the town of Rose Lake. Topics include local businesses, transportation, grocery stores, logging and lumber mills, and several floods
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Germo describes her family life and her life in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Germo speaks of their family's life before her birth (the period between 1880s and 1903) and her first-hand memories from her early life through her time as a teacher (between 1910s and 1950s). Besides her teaching experiences, she also speaks about Native Americans, homesteads and family settlement, the Great Depression in northern Idaho, mines and mining, the Silver King Mine, and the communities of Post Falls and Sunnyside. She also mentions the 1910 fire and the floods of 1933 and 1937
Maine Historical Society
Letters from Jane Yeaton, Alna, Me., to her children. The first letter, 1859 June 1, discusses family matters and also gives a vivid description of the destruction caused by the spring freshet on the Sheepscot River in Alna. The second letter, 1860 Feb. 24, centers on family matters and church activities
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Morgan discusses his father's early years in the Helena Valley; his own experiences growing up in Helena during the Depression; homes they lived; the birds and animals in and around Stansfield Lake; harvesting ice; attending Warren School, his teachers and classmates; the 1935 earthquake; his work in Fligelman's department store in the advertising and display department; attending high school in Helena; mining by Pryor Brother's, and Porter Brother's Dredge; local truck farms, especially Japanese and Chinese; Mount Helena; the Broadwater Natatorium; John Quigley and Frontier Town; Helena's red light district; local night life; the Parrot; The Marlow Theater; local sports teams; celebrities visiting Helena; the decline of downtown businesses and the effects of urban development; and his work for the National Guard, especially during the 1959 earthquake and various fires and floods