Title: R.E.M. Des Islets
Description: Portrait of Colonel R.E.M. Des Islets, U.S. Army District Engineer of Kansas City, Missouri. Des Islets spoke to the South Central Business Association on June 1, 1943, about proposals to President Franklin D. Roosevelt by the "army engineers" (precursor to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) being made at that time to prevent flooding of the Missouri River.
Date: ca. 1943
Item Type: Photograph, b/w
Collection: South Central Business Association Records (P14 & SC39)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36934
Location: P14, Box 3, Folder 3, #7
Notes: Photograph taken from page 89, Scrapbook #19, SC 39.
Local Subject: Des Islets, Col. R.E.M.; Missouri River; Army Corps of Engineers; South Central Business Association
Digital Format: JPEG
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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