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Flood of 1886

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Item Information

Title:
Flood of 1886
Name on Item:
C. P. Cutting, Lee, MA
Date:
1886
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
Lee Library Association
Collection (local):
Lee Library Historical Collection
Subjects:
Floods
Mills
Paper industry
Places:
MassachusettsBerkshire (county)LeeEast Lee
Extent:
2 photographs : prints ; mounts 11 x 17 cm
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Notes (acquisition):
Date received: 1990. Donor: R. W. Smith.
Notes (date):
Date from item or accompanying material.
Notes:
Title from item or accompanying material.
(2) Mounted souvenir photos. 1)"East Lee Flood taken from May House. Flood of 1886 7 lives lost, $150,000 property destroyed. Cause by breaking of Mud Pond Dam." 2)"In the center of the picture is the 'Boarding House' for mill employees. Known all over this vicinity as 'The Crystal Palace' or 'Castle' it stood not far from where the East Lee electric plant now stands."
Notes (object):
Condition: 1. good 2. poor.
Identifier:
P-611A+B-22