Homeowner Lyda Brown recalls the 2008 flood

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Title

Homeowner Lyda Brown recalls the 2008 flood

Subject

Flood Project
Iowa City Flood
Social History; United States History

Description

Homeowner Lyda Brown offers a fascinating perspective on the flood and the neighborhood buyout process. Many people believe residential construction should be banned within the Iowa River floodplain. Giving a very personal side of this often public and political story, Brown describes the damage nearly four feet of standing water did to her home. She and her husband elected not to move from the area because, even with the risk of future flooding, it made more financial sense to stay.

Inteviewer Kelly Nussbaum

Publisher

History Corps, History Dept., University of Iowa

Date

2013-03-12 00:00

Rights

Copyright ? 2013 The University of Iowa

Format

audio/mpeg

Language

eng

Type

Sound

Identifier

http://flashmedia.uiowa.edu/clas/history/historycorps/IC_FloodProject/2013-5/Brown/Audio/UI_FP_2013_Brown2.mp3

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Kelly Nussbaum

Interviewee

Lyda Brown

Location

Iowa City

Duration

00:14:38

Files

Citation

“Homeowner Lyda Brown recalls the 2008 flood,” History Corps, accessed April 19, 2018, http://dsph-dev.provost.uiowa.edu/historycorps_sandbox/items/show/133.