Item bb000865 - Rescuing residents trapped in the Vanport flood

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bb000865

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Rescuing residents trapped in the Vanport flood

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  • 1948-05-30 (Creation)

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photograph; photographic prints; 4x6 in

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A group of men holding hands and a rope to form a human chain in waist-high flood water during the Vanport flood. They are attempting to rescue people trapped by rising flood water. Flooded cars and debris are visible in the water around them. Dale Skovgaard is identified as the man in the white cowboy hat. This photograph was originally taken by an Oregonian photographer (OrHi 25428).

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In Copyright http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Copyright held by Oregonian Publishing Group.

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  • eng

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Photographs of Vanport, Oregon, circa 1948; Org. Lot 1364

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8a5a63ba-e0b3-4876-a865-635ac1aef73e-bb000865.jpg

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860.7 KiB

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