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California flood of 1958.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

California flood of 1958.

Report of the Special subcommittee to inspect flooded areas in California to the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives. April 28, 1958

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- California

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: 85th Congress, 2nd session, House committee print no. 17

    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16139101M

      The floods have so far affected more than 54 million people, including million displaced and people dead or missing. Tens of millions starved to death in China’s Great Famine of   California Voter Registrations, - $ (Ancestry) - covers and for Los Angeles County Long Beach City Directory, Western Directory Company, - Free (Long Beach Public Library) Ocean Park Methodist Episcopal Church Directory, Ocean Park Methodist Episcopal Church, - $ (GenealogyToday) - transcribed.

    And, at least one year, it was enough to flood large swathes of the state. On 10 January , the day California’s new governor elect, Leland Stanford, was to be inaugurated, a massive flood broke through the levees surrounding Sacramento, covering the city in 10 feet (3 metres) of brown, debris-filled water. The California Seismic Safety Commission advises you to act on the suggestions outlined in this Guide and make yourself, your family, and your home safer. *In this Guide, “home” means single-family residences, duplexes, triplexes, and four-plexes. Under California law, a .

    If this is an Emergency Dial To report non-emergency flooding during business hours: , After Hours: 15 hours ago  FILE – In this Feb. 27, , file photo, California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell speaks to members of the press at a news conference in.


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