Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood

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Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood


  • 1948-05 (Creation)


photograph; photographic prints; 3.5x5.5 in

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A postcard depicting damage caused by flood waters during the Vanport flood. In the image several apartment buildings which were lifted from their foundations by rising water are seen floating among debris. Several unidentified people are visible standing on rooftops, climbing on debris, and in boats. The image caption reads, "Flood destruction - Vanport, Ore. Christian V-10."

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In Copyright - Rights-holder(s) Unlocatable or Unidentifiable http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/

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Vanport flood photographs collection, 1948; Org. Lot 131

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