Volunteers in a canoe after the Flood of 1955
Share the History Love... This photograph shows two volunteers in a canoe going house to house in Farmington, Connecticut looking for people who might be trapped by the waters. The Flood of 1955 in Connecticut is one of the worst floods in Connecticut’s history. Two back-to-back hurricanes saturated the land and several river valleys in [...]
Viewing a bomb-damaged home, 1963
Share the History Love... Birmingham, Alabama residents viewing the bomb-damaged home of Arthur Shores, an attorney with the NAACP, on September 5, 1963. Shores’ campaign in 1963 to integrate the Birmingham public schools brought violence to him and other residents. Shore’s home was fire-bombed on August 20 and September 4 in retaliation for black parents [...]
Long Beach Fire Department after the 1933 earthquake
Share the History Love... Firefighter sits atop fire apparatus cart while other firefighter pulls it on sidewalk after the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. They are posed near Station No. 1, which was damaged during the earthquake. Share the History Love... [...]
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