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  • Collection: 1927 Flood in Vermont

Map Showing Montpelier Flooding

Map showing high water marks in the city of Montpelier during the 1927 Flood.

Bookplate, Flood Relief Book

Bookplate for the "Johnnycake Trail Collection" given to Vermont libraries by Rhode Island citizens after the 1927 floods.

Plea for Books

"Attention Friends of Vermont." Notice from the Massachusetts Library Club requesting donations of books or money to replace the collections of Vermont public libraries destroyed or damaged in the 1927 Flood.

Montpelier Evening Argus, Flood Issue, Vol. XXXI

The Montpelier Evening Argus' broadsheet issue containing an account of the 1927 Flood, which details the extent of the damage in Vermont and the actions taken by state government in the aftermath of the disaster, November 15, 1927.

Vermont Has Come Back

Reprint of Associated Press' account of Governor John E. Weeks' "Vermont Has Come Back" speech, January 22, 1928.

President Coolidge's "Vermont is a state I love" speech

Excerpt from President Calvin Coolidge's "Vermont is a state I love" speech at Bennington, Vermont, on September 21, 1928, at the conclusion of his tour of the state to inspect flood damage.

President Coolidge Inspects Damage

President Calvin Coolidge inspects flood damage in Burlington. From left to right are an unidentified man (with bow tie), Attorney General John G. Sargent (a Vermont native), Mrs. Sargent, Governor John E. Weeks, Mrs. Weeks, First Lady Grace G.…

President Coolidge Visits Flood-Damaged Vermont

President Calvin Coolidge returned to his native state to inspect the flood damage in September 1928. Here he is seen at the back of a train car in Montpelier Junction with Vermont Governor John E. Weeks and their wives.

Hoover Inspects Flood Damage

Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover and a team of government officials inspect flood damage in Essex, Vermont.

East Granville After the Flood

The third branch of the White River as dug a wide channel in East Granville, Vermont, after the 1927 Flood. Railroad tracks are suspended after being undermined by the raging river.