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The Gilbert School Library: Flood of 1955

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Contents: "First Story From Flood-Shattered Winsted", Daily News; August 22, 1955.--The Hartford Times; August 22, 1955, August 26, 1955.--Hartford Courant; August 28, 1955, September 23, 1955, , September 25, 1955.--Winsted Evening Citizen; Septmeber 12, 1955, September 23, 1955.--A pictorial history of the floods of August 19, 1955 and October 15, 1955, in the lower Naugatuck valley of Connecticut.--The great disaster in Winsted, CT.--"Looking Back to the Dark Days of 1955", Your Weekend Edition of the Winsted Evening Citizen; August 16,, 17 1969.--Winsted Evening Citizen, 1980 Commenmorative Flood Edition; August 19, 1980..--""Flood Plain Information, Still and Mad Rivers, Town of Winchester, CT.": Prepared for the Town of Winchester by the Dept. of the Army, New England Div., Corps of Engineers, Waltham, Mass., May 1972.--Post-flood editions of the Winsted Evening Citizen (Front pages of 11 Special Flood Editions)."A Photographic Record of the New England Flood: Compiled, Edited and Published by Interstate Press; Hartford, CT 1955.--"Western Connecticut's Great FLOOD Disaster, August 19, 1955": Published by The Waterbury (Conn.) Republican-American.--"Flood 1955: Ansonia, Derby, Shelton, Seymour; August 19th-October 15th" : A product of The Evening Sentinel Commercial Department, The Emerson Bros., Inc., Ansonia, Connecticut.

Personal Scrapbook of Billy Caine

The Naugatuck River Flood of '55 book cover   

The Naugatuck River Flood of '55 : a look back at the worst disaster to engulf the Naugatuck River region of Connecticut


Black Friday, August 19th, 1955

By Verna Gilson, Genealogy Assistant