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June 3, 2013

Library Commemorates 1972 Flood Anniversary

In observance of the 41st anniversary of the Rapid City Flood of 1972 on June 9th, a collection of photographs will be on display at the downtown library.

Safeway Store Near Baken Park
Main Image Credit:
USDA Soil Conservation Service

Throughout this past year, the Libraries’ team of staff, interns, and volunteers has worked diligently to digitize photos, newspaper articles, film, radio and news broadcasts and as a result, have assembled the most comprehensive source of information regarding the 1972 Flood.

More information on the project can be found on the Black Hills Flood page and a digital archive containing photos and documents on the 1972 Flood can be found in our online collection.

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