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Scenic Drowning (PDF)

Status: Dead River
By: Robert and Barbara Sommer
Date: 1984

A pamphlet of mostly photographs and some prose, documenting the drowning of the Stanislaus River in the early 1980s.  It especially includes the last murals and poems by ‘Coyote’, conveying what was being lost which were painted on the retaining walls of the newly constructed Parrots Ferry Rd, along with graffiti by locals dam supporters that covered it.

Keywords: Flooding, Protests
Format: Document
Collection: Roy Tennant's Collection
Rights: Copyright 1984 Robert Sommer

Date uploaded: Dec 12, 2018
Date last modified: Oct 13, 2023