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Valorie Childers Oral History Interview

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Citation

“Valorie Childers Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed September 23, 2023, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/508.

Description

Valorie Childers describes her experiences of living in West Alton during the Flood of 1993. She also describes the circumstances surrounding the leveeā€™s break, as well as the hardships faced for those flood survivors and their attempts to rebuild. She briefly discusses the involvement of the Red Cross and the Army Corp of Engineers during the flood.

Subjects

  • Great Flood of 1993
  • Collinsville

Date

December 11, 2016

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 0:51:03

Interviewer

Kroder, Kayla

Interviewee

Childers, Valerie

Location

Collinsville, Illinois

Bit Rate

80 kbit/s

Coverage

  • 1970s-2010s
  • West Alton, Missouri
  • Collinsville, Illinois

Identifier

  • Childers-Valorie-O-001
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