Arlene spent the evening of the Flood hopping from floating roof to floating roof with her husband, sister and brother-in-law before finally spending the evening in an attic. She remembers calling out for help the entire night.
Rapid City Public Library
June 9, 2012
Rapid City Public Library, “Arlene Mattis,” Flood of 1972, accessed April 19, 2021, https://1972flood.omeka.net/items/show/193.