Photographs of Rome (Ga.) flood, 1916
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Photographs of Rome (Ga.) flood, 1916

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: Photographs of Rome (Ga.) flood, 1916
Dates: 1916
Extent: 1 folder (0.05 Cubic feet)
Identification: MS 2447
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nothing further is known about the donor of this collection.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of eight photographs showing the 1916 flooding of Rome, Georgia. The flood in Rome, Georgia in 1916 is attributed to the confluence of an extensive rainstorm and the inland movement of a tropical cyclone.

1. "5th Ave., looking West from the bridge" 2. "5th Ave., looking West" 3. "Looking East across Oostanaula River showing 5th Ave. bridge under construction" 4. "'Trash' Alley from 6th Ave., South" 5. "Ave. "A" looking South from W. 7th St." 6. "Looking East on 5th Ave." 7. Avenue "A" looking North. 8. "Looking West from the Court House...across the Oostanaula River.


Index Terms

Cyclones.
Floods.
Photographs.
Rome (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown prior to donation.

Preferred Citation

[item identification],Photographs of Rome (Ga.) flood, 1916, MS 2447, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Varina Buntin, 2012.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.