Creation Date

1886

Decade

1880

Photographer

unknown

Subject

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, Floods -- Alabama

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Description

In 1886 a devastating flood overran the west bank of Wetumpka as well as the downtown district. People wade through water in the streets as others paddle through in boats. One car drives through water. Thompson's Café of Home Cooked Meals, Standard Oil Products, and the Bank of Wetumpka are shown.

Date Digitized

August 2017

Rights

This image is the property of Jacksonville State University and is intended for non-commercial use. Images may be copied for research, teaching, personal, or any fair use as defined by U.S. copyright law. Images may not be altered in any way. Users of these images are asked to acknowledge Jacksonville State University. For questions or further information about usage rights, please contact the Library’s Electronic Resources Department at (256) 782-8195.

Location

The original printed photograph is housed in the Houston Cole Library Alabama Gallery, Box 1, Item 17.

Identifier

http://jsucollections.jsu.edu:9000/rpc/cat/Imaging/photocollection/psp/psp1880/PSP1880floods_00017.tif

Technical Metadata

Archival images are tiffs scanned from the original material at 300 dpi. The file name is PSP1880floods_00017.tif; file size is 6.9 MB. Original image is 8 by 10 on glossy photographic paper

Keywords

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, Floods -- Alabama

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