Senator John Heinz History Center
An essay on early floods in Fort PItt and a flood chart by year through1893
Senator John Heinz History Center
Report from Maj. Gen. E.C. Shannon to the governor of Pennsylvania documenting the flood relief activities of the Pennsylvania National Guard from March 15 to April 14, 1936. Report includes statistical information on damages and those assisted for all the affected area in Pennsylvania. Of note is a Flood Emergence Relief Journal documenting all incidents, messages, orders and reports during the 1936 flood. Also of note is a map of detours, construction and bridges destroyed by the flood
Senator John Heinz History Center
The collection consists of three folders containing black and white images of the 1936 and 1942 Pittsburgh floods and the 1936 Pittsburgh Banana Company explosion. Many of the images are 8x10, with a few panoramas. Almost all of the images are from different viewpoints in the Strip District
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Ink & pencil illustration with separations for jacket, ink illustration with separation for cover, ink & pencil illustrations with separations, ink illustration with separations, ink & pencil illustrations, ink & tempera study for jacket, ink & tempera study for cover, sheets of text proof for jacket, miscellaneous sheet
Newberry Library
Primarily letters from 1839-1851 between Christopher Gardner Pearce and his wife Jane Ann (Sackett), containing details about life as a Mississippi steamboat captain, the life of a captain's wife especially as it pertains to motherhood, and descriptions of events and opinions in the western states and territories at the time -- One letter from Jane Ann after the birth of their first daughter includes a long note from Pearce's cousin, Jane Maria Fuller. Also a clipping of Pearce's obituary from an Ohio newspaper, and a miscellaneous 1943 newspaper clipping of a reprint of a check that Pearce wrote to a grocer in 1865
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Topics include the 1976 Teton Dam failure
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, minutes, reports, membership and recognition lists, pamphlets, photos, and other materials, relating to the chapter. Includes records documenting disaster relief efforts made by the chapter during the floods of 1943, 1947, 1950, and 1966, several major fires (1943-1965), and the Fargo tornado of 1957; and information concerning various projects carried out by the chapter during World War II and the Vietnamese Conflict, and pertaining to baby care, swimming programs, first aid, and other topics
Bucks County Historical Society
Mortgages, bonds, and insurance policies of Elijah and Isaac Mathews, of Buckingham Township, Pa.; copy of will of Isaac Mathews (1898); and photographs of New Hope, Pa., flood (1903), Buckingham Elementary School Class of 1915, Biles Creek School, Morrisville, Pa. (1951), Dr. William S. Erdman, and Erdlynne, the Erdman home in Buckingham
History Colorado
This photograph album contains 45 images compiled by Fritz J. Altvater of Central City and Denver, Colo. that document Colorado cityscapes, circa 1860-1910. The images depict businesses and residences in the mining towns of Black Hawk, Central City, and Nevadaville (near Bald Mountain in Gilpin County; now a ghost town); and Denver including the Colorado State Capitol building and the 1864 flood. Many of the photographs depict these cities shot from the same vantage points over a span of forty years and document the cities' growth and development over this period of time. Photographs of note include an image shot on May 22, 1874 in Central City the day after a Chinese laundry shop caught fire and destroyed the business section of the town and a sequence of images depicting the construction of the Central City Clark School in 1901 and the Gilpin County Court House in 1899. Some of the images in the album are copy prints that were made from original photographs shot by professional ... Read More
Utah State Historical Society
Photos of floods, flood damage, and erosion problems