Kaskaskia Island flooding

Title

Kaskaskia Island flooding

Subject

Kaskaskia (Ill.); Floods; Mississippi River

Description

Color photograph of a Catholic church in the middle of Mississippi flood waters at Kaskaskia, Illinois, a week after residents and Air and Army National Guardsmen built levees to no avail, dated August 2, 1993.

Creator

Griffin, Paul, SSgt

Source

Defense Imagery Management Operations Center; http://www.defenseimagery.mil DF-ST-95-00063

Date

1993-08-02

Rights

This image or file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain in the United States.

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

2,830 × 1,910 pixels

Files

Kaskaskia_Island_1993_flooding.jpg

Citation

Griffin, Paul, SSgt, “Kaskaskia Island flooding,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed August 17, 2022, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/708.

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