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1921: The Great Pueblo Flood

Jordan Everhart, Gary Dixon, Stephanie Armijo, Thomas Sloan, Authors

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Introduction: A City Destroyed

This is an exhibit-style presentation of material available for archival research at the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library, part of the Pueblo City-County Library District in Pueblo, Colorado. Some pages include slideshows, and can be played by clicking the "next" button under images centered at the top of the page.


The main exhibits can be found in the menu on the left. The exhibits include:

"Rising Storm" - Pueblo before the flood, along with pictures and information about the severe storm that caused Pueblo's 1921 flood.

"Devastation" - Images and descriptions about the flood itself, and the damaged it caused.

"Pueblo's People" - Survivors' accounts, along with available death records.

"Optimistic Pueblo" - Documentation of how hopeful Pueblo remained in the face of desolation

"Recovery" - Pueblo's rebuilding process, along with Pueblo's modern state.

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