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1947 Flood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1987.24

Scope and Contents

The 1947 Flood Collection contains photographs of downtown Fort Lauderdale affected by floods caused by multiple hurricanes.

Dates

  • 1947

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

The 1947 Flood Collection contains photographs of the 1947 flood in Fort Lauderdale. In 1947, two hurricanes hit and flooded most of South Florida with Broward County feeling the most impact at a reported 15 inches of rain.

Extent

1 Flat File

Language of Materials

English

Processing Information

This collection received container level processing. This finding aid may be updated to reflect new descriptions as well as acquisitions to the collection.

Title
1947 Flood Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Ryan Loeffler
Date
September 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script

Repository Details

Part of the Broward County Historical Archives Repository

Contact:
100 S Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale Florida 33301 United States
954-357-7444