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  • Collection: 1927 Flood in Vermont

Bookplate, Flood Relief Book

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

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.

High Water on East State Street, Montpelier

Flood water backs up along the base of East State Street in Montpelier, Vermont. Men on a raft can be seen in the foreground and a crowd is gathered at water's edge in the background. Shot was taken looking east at about 6:00 to 7:00 am.

High Water on Main Street, Montpelier

High water floods three churches and the public library on Main Street in Montpelier, Vermont. View is looking north.

High Water on State Street, Montpelier

Water flows down State Street and the corner of Main Street in Montpelier, Vermont. At the left is the clock of the Montpelier National Bank.

Hoover Inspects Flood Damage

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

Map Showing Montpelier Flooding

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

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.

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.…