Pennsylvania History Harvest

1936 Flood Photographs

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

1936 Flood Photographs

Subject

Floods
Photographs
Pennsylvania--Sunbury

Description

These photographs, taken by a resident of Sunbury, document the 1936 flood that began on March 18. Parts of Sunbury were under fifteen feet of water and six-thousand citizens evacuated their homes.

Source

Information about the 1936 flood was drawn from a story published in the Daily Item:
http://www.dailyitem.com/news/flood-of-memories/article_27f1c57c-ed84-11e5-93ae-d3959c93d352.html

Date

1936

Contributor

Inglis, Robert

Coverage

Sunbury, PA

Citation

“1936 Flood Photographs,” Pennsylvania History Harvest, accessed July 24, 2024, https://pahistoryharvest.omeka.net/items/show/274.