Betty Flanagan

Subject

Description

[Southwest quarter, southwest quarter, section 35, township 2 north, range 7 east] Home flooded shortly after Canyon Lake Dam broke; Mrs. Flanagan, her husband and daughter floated on a mattress until 6:30 a.m.; All houses around them were destroyed; Rescued by National Guard; Given shelter in private home.

Date

June 26, 1972

Interviewer

Orland Rothlisberger

Files

Citation

SD Oral History Center, “Betty Flanagan,” Flood of 1972, accessed August 11, 2022, https://1972flood.omeka.net/items/show/278.