Iowa City Community Development Coordinator Steve Long discusses the 2008 flood

Dublin Core

Title

Iowa City Community Development Coordinator Steve Long discusses the 2008 flood

Subject

Flood Project
Iowa City Flood
Social History; United States History

Description

Iowa City Community Development Coordinator Steve Long describes the ?hard and hot work? of sandbagging to protect Iowa City neighborhoods during the flood. More than anything else, he remembers an overwhelming sense of community cooperation. He also describes significant time spent consoling community members in his office. Often, residents were ill prepared for the flood, and Long notes that only one home in the Idyllwild neighborhood ? just across the river fro Mosquito Flats ? had flood insurance.

Interviewers Christina Jenson and John Kelly

Publisher

History Corps, History Dept., University of Iowa

Date

2013-02-26 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/Long/Audio/UI_FP_2013_Long2.mp3

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

John Kelly
Christina Jenson

Interviewee

Steve Long

Location

University of Iowa

Duration

00:17:19

Files

Citation

“Iowa City Community Development Coordinator Steve Long discusses the 2008 flood,” History Corps, accessed June 18, 2018, http://dsph-dev.provost.uiowa.edu/historycorps_sandbox/items/show/140.