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Accession 16-164

National Zoological Park

Photographs, 1972

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park
Title: Photographs
Dates: 1972
Quantity: 0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection: Accession 16-164
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of photographs documenting the Rock Creek flood of 1972 and its effect on the National Zoological Park and the surrounding park. The prints were compiled by the Office of Exhibits and divided into topical sections. The photographs may have been used as justification in an attempt to secure funding for flood protection. Materials also include a small amount of documentation.

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This accession consists of photographs documenting the Rock Creek flood of 1972 and its effect on the National Zoological Park and the surrounding park. The prints were compiled by the Office of Exhibits and divided into topical sections. The photographs may have been used as justification in an attempt to secure funding for flood protection. Materials also include a small amount of documentation.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-164, National Zoological Park, Photographs

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Container List

Box 1

Flood of 1972 - Album Title Page

Box 1 of 1

Flood of 1972 - High Water Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Flood of 1972 - Damage to Shop Area Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Flood of 1972 - Clean Up Shop Area Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Flood of 1972 - Damage to Flood Plain Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Flood of 1972 - Damage to Creek Bank Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Flood of 1972 - Area Presently Protected from Flood Damage Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Flood of 1972 - Duplicate Photographs

Box 1 of 1