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Author Cobery, Art.
Title The great Crescenta Valley flood : New Year's Day, 1934 / Art Cobery with Mike and Pam Lawler.
Published Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  F868.L8 C57 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 159 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-156) and index.
Contents Prologue -- The Unique Geology of the San Gabriel Mountains -- The Rural Character of the Crescenta Valley in the 1930s -- Elfin Forests to Raging Firestorms : Nature's Way -- Desperate Measures in the Wake of the Picken's Fire -- Land of Contrasts : Droughts and Deluges -- Floodwaters Trump Growth: 1914 -- Tenuous Interlude : 1926-1933 -- December Rains : Prelude to Disaster -- Volunteers and Government Workers Meet the Challenges of Flood Devastation -- Flood Control : A Plea For Help -- Reforestation v. Debris Basins : The Army Corps of Engineers Wins -- Are We Really Safe? -- Epilogue -- Closure -- Flood Stories and Eyewitness Accounts.
Subject Floods -- California -- Crescenta Valley -- History -- 20th century.
Crescenta Valley (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century.
Crescenta Valley (Calif.) -- Biography.
Flood control -- Crescenta Valley -- History -- 20th century.
Crescenta Valley (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions -- History -- 20th century.
Related Names Lawler, Mike.
Lawler, Pam.
ISBN 1609494490 (pbk.)
9781609494490 (pbk.)
OCLC number 810773448