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Donna was the bookmobile librarian and working at the library the day of the Flood. She remembers walking outside with Helen Hoyt and them both commenting on the black sky to the West. Her son who had just returned from Vietnam helped with the…

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SDOHP0581 - Dusek.pdf

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Dr. Lindly shares his views as Superintendent of Schools at the time, and Chairman of the Salvation Army Advisory Board.

SDOHP0510 - Dr. Keith Johnson.pdf
Rise of water in Rapid Creek; Observation of flood waters and destruction from Bennett-Clarkson Hospital [Southeast quarter, northeast quarter, section 3, township 1 north, range 7 east]; Rescued several people in area of Canyon Lake Bridge at Baken…

SDOHP0534 - Plucker.pdf
[Southeast quarter, southeast quarter, section 35, township 2 north, range 7 east] Weather conditions afternoon of June 9; Mrs. Plucker and children evacuated to I-90 and LaCrosse; Damage to trailer home and possessions; Mr. Plucker, Deputy Sheriff,…

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Joni Rodriques Duchenaux, 2. A young child that perished. She was survived by her parents. Buried in the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Cemetery, Laplant, SD.

SDOHP0630 - Hausle, Loucks, Swander, Wilson.pdf
Members of city council; Damage east of Rapid City to Pactola Dam as observed on helicopter tour; Need for immediate attention from government agencies; Organization of clean-up operations; Favorable opinion of proposed parkway on flood plain;…

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SDOHP0950 - Laroche, Elizabeth.pdf
Temporary housing after the flood; Husband died December, 1972; Financial situation; Lack of discrimination, aid given to Indians; Family relations among Indians; Indian food.

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Harold R. Elliott, 62. He was the president of A.B. Welding and Dakota Welding Supply. He was survived by his wife and four sons. Buried in the Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City.

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Ena Ellison was born August 24, 1881 at Stuart Nebraska to Samuel Ellison and Elizabeth Uknown. She came with them to Pennington County in 1890. She never married. She was a grade school teacher in Custer, Pennington in the 1920's, and Meade…

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