The schoolhouse during a flood

Image

cj2208b.jpg

Title

The schoolhouse during a flood

Subject

Hadley (Mass.)
Schools -- Massachusetts -- Hadley
Floods -- Massachusetts -- Hadley

Description

The Hockanum schoolhouse during a flood with water up to the floor level. Photograph was taken on Sunday, November 6, 1927. The description on the back of the photograph reads: "The water began to fall on Saturday night. Heavy rain Thursday. The rain was rising rapidly on Friday morning. At daylight Saturday it was beginning to cut through our yard. About noon the water was up to the barn floor and we got the horse and cows out and put the horse in the pasture and the cows we tethered in the hillside."

Creator

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

1927 November 6

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

From the Clifton Johnson Collection

Type

Photographs

Identifier

CJ2208b

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7

Citation

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, “The schoolhouse during a flood,” Digital Amherst, accessed September 30, 2020, https://digitalamherst.org/items/show/2302.