[Clipping: The Big Floods]

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Newspaper clipping of an article about one of the worst floods in Abilene history, including a drawing of Abilene showing the flood area. There is also a small additional article about the runoff effects of the flood.

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2 clippings : ill.

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Duff, Katharyn May 26, 1974.

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  • Main Title: [Clipping: The Big Floods]
  • Added Title: One of the worst floods in Abilene's history was 17 years ago today
  • Added Title: Unusual Terrain Produces Varied Runoff Pattern
  • Added Title: Bad Flood Was 17 Years Ago Today

Description

Newspaper clipping of an article about one of the worst floods in Abilene history, including a drawing of Abilene showing the flood area. There is also a small additional article about the runoff effects of the flood.

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2 clippings : ill.

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  • "The Big Floods," Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene Texas, May 26, 1974. p. 17-A, 20-A

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

O.K. Hobbs Plat Book

This book provides researchers with an objective, historical reference to the layout of the city of the Abilene. Its bulk was assembled in 1927 by O. K. Hobbs and J. P. McKean, and was revised by Hobbs in May 1930.

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  • May 26, 1974

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Duff, Katharyn. [Clipping: The Big Floods], clipping, May 26, 1974; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth866093/: accessed October 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.