Jerry Shoener

Subject

Description

Circulation Manager, Rapid City Journal; Observation of water at 5th, 6th and 7th Street bridges and West Boulevard bridge about 10:15 p.m., June 9; Flood warnings; Flood waters in area of New York and 6th Street about 12:30 a.m. and rescue work in that area; Problems encountered while using power boats for rescue purposes; Arrived at newspaper plant 6:30 a.m.; News people and photographers from U.S. and abroad; Comparison of water to that in previous floods.

Date

July 13, 1972

Interviewer

Earl Hausle

Files

Citation

SD Oral History Center, “Jerry Shoener,” Flood of 1972, accessed July 2, 2022, https://1972flood.omeka.net/items/show/256.