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Floods -- Iowa -- Davenport -- 1960-1970

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Augustana College Special Collections local history collection

Identifier: MSS 385
Abstract The Augustana College Special Collections local history collection was compiled over the course of several decades by Special Collections staff. These materials, primarily ephemeral in nature, document the history of the Quad Cities, Illinois, Iowa, and the surrounding states. Particular attention is paid to local businesses and organizations, and the materials predominantly date from the late 19th century to the mid-twentieth century, although more recent documents can often be found in the...
Dates: 1713-2017 and undated

Richard V. Lohrens collection of slides on the 1965 flood

Identifier: MSS 323

Richard V. Lohrens is a former student of Augustana College. Lohrens was a member of the military in World War II. He enrolled in Augustana College in 1949. Lohrens joined the Phi Omega Phi (or “Pops”) fraternity the same year. Lohrens graduated as a member of the class of 1953. This slide collection documents the 1965 flood of the Mississippi River in Davenport. There are descriptions on the back of each slide.

Dates: 1965