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"If the Lord's Willing and the Creek Don't Rise"
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Title"If the Lord's Willing and the Creek Don't Rise"
AbstractTitle continues: "Flood Control and the Displaced Rural Communities of Irving and Broughton, Kansas." This study looks at the displacement of two Kansas towns and the residents involved, as a result of government flood control programs. The author gives a brief flood history of Kansas, with mention of the Kansas City and Topeka metropolitan areas. The article includes an image of the Missouri River basin and an image from the 1903 flood in Kansas City.
AuthorRobin A. Hanson
DateFall 2010
SourceGreat Plains Quarterly
PublisherThe Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
SubjectFlood control
Local SubjectMilford Lake
Rural communities
Tuttle Creek Lake
Item TypeMagazine Article
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CONTENTdm number39401
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