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Natural Disasters (8 collections)

  • Altoona Area Public Library – The Great Flood of 1977

    Altoona Area Public Library – The Great Flood of 1977

    This collection consists of a digitized copy of the 1977 pamphlet titled, The Great Flood of 1977: A Story of Catastrophe in the Conemaugh Valley.

  • Cambria County Library – Johnstown, PA History Books

    Cambria County Library – Johnstown, PA History Books

    Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was originally formed as a town in 1800. The city has experienced three major floods throughout its history and later became the site of more

  • Meyersdale Public Library – 1998 Southern Somerset County Tornadoes Oral Histories

    Meyersdale Public Library – 1998 Southern Somerset County Tornadoes Oral Histories

    On the evenings of May 31 and June 2, 1998, tornadoes swept through Southern Somerset County, shocking local residents with the occurrence of such an unusual more

  • New Cumberland Public Library – New Cumberland Flood of 1936

    New Cumberland Public Library – New Cumberland Flood of 1936

    Photographs of New Cumberland during the Flood of 1936 which occurred March 18-20, 1936 when warmer weather caused the winter's heavy accumulation of snow and ice more

  • Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – Johnstown Area Fire Department Collection

    Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – Johnstown Area Fire Department Collection

    This collection features the logbooks and other records of the Johnstown Area Fire Departments.

  • Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – The Johnstown Flood of 1889

    Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – The Johnstown Flood of 1889

    On May 31, 1889, the breaking of the South Fork Dam caused the single greatest natural disaster in the history of the United States: the Great more

  • Warren Library Association – Historic Flood Control (1943)

    Warren Library Association – Historic Flood Control (1943)

    An archive of papers examining historical flood control and new proposals under construction during the 1930's and 40's.

  • Wilkes University – Hurricane Agnes Flood photographs

    Wilkes University – Hurricane Agnes Flood photographs

    These are photographs from the Hurricane Agnes flood of 1972 that devastated the Wyoming Valley, specifically Wilkes-Barre and the Wilkes College campus.