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.

Creator

SD Oral History Center

Date

June 26, 1972

Interviewer

Orland Rothlisberger

Citation

SD Oral History Center, “Betty Flanagan,” Flood of 1972, accessed December 19, 2018, https://1972flood.omeka.net/items/show/278.