“Rising waters, Rapid Changes” Citations:
Creating this exhibit and website required much collaboration between local experts, a review of relevant literature, archival research, and the collection of oral histories.
Lindsay, Anne. “#Virtual Tourist: Embracing Our Audience through Public History Web Experience.” Public Historian, Vol. 35, No. 1 (Feb., 2013), 67-86.
Mutel, Cornelia F., ed. Watershed Year: Anatomy of the Iowa Flood of 2008. Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 2010. See especially pages 133-135.
Mutel, Cornelia F. Emerald Horizon: The History of Nature in Iowa. Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 2007.
Shopes, Linda. “Oral History and the Study of Communities: Problems, Paradoxes, and Possibilities.” Journal of American History, Vol. 89, No. 2 History and September 11, 2001: A Special Issue (Sep., 2002), pp. 588-598.
Sloan, Stephen. “Oral History and Hurricane Katrina: Reflections on Shouts and Silences.” Oral History Review, Vol. 35, No. 2 (June, 2008), pp.176-186.
The class also incorporated sources from the following entities:
The City of Iowa City. http://www.icgov.org/ (accessed January-May, 2013).
PVT Flood Response Blog, an online posting site for area flood victims, especially those from the Park View Terrace (“Mosquito Flats”) neighborhood. This site has a heavy emphasis on the city buyout process that sought to reclaim properties within the flood plane to prevent future damages. http://pvtfloodresponse.blogspot.com/ (accessed January-May, 2013).
State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City. http://www.iowahistory.org/ (accessed January-May, 2013).
University of Iowa IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering Department. This organization actively studies flooding and other hydrological issues in Iowa and the Midwest. http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/ (accessed January-May, 2013).