Grand Forks Herald

 

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-447

Children’s Drawings from United Day Nursery

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, Box 8, Folder 7

Sandbag Central

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-344

1997 Flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1338

Post Flood Downtown

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-993

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view Grand Forks/East Grand Forks during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-392

Near Harwood, ND

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1102

A caller asking for information on the sirens and more sandbags.

https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/1782; Abstract by Matthew Nelson; quality assurance by Matthew Nelson.

Unknown Park

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-998

Grand Forks Herald; April 19, 1998

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-261

Post-Flood Recovery, 1st Presbyterian Church

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1022

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-370

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-373

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-369

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-387

Children’s Drawings from United Day Nursery

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, Box 8, Folder 7

Post-Flood Recovery 1st Presbyterian Church

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1018

Downtown Grand Forks

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1356

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-379

A caller asking about picking up his wife and children from the Riverside Park area.

https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/1608; Abstract by Matthew Nelson; quality assurance by Matthew Nelson.

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-374

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-381

A caller asking for information on the Kennedy Bridge and general evacuation orders.

https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/1569; Abstract by Matthew Nelson; quality assurance by Matthew Nelson.

A resident asking for information on the sirens.

Abstract by Matthew Nelson; quality assurance by Matthew Nelson. https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/1449

Riverside Park, Grand Forks; April 22, 1998

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-313

Harwood area

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1096

Downtown Grand Forks, N. 3rd St. From 1st Ave. at Alley, looking past security building towards Dakotah Hotel; July 6, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-60

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Lincoln Park Area

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-479

Debris on Sherlock Park Dike

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1121

Children’s Drawings from United Day Nursery

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, Box 8, Folder 7

Gateway Dr.

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1340

Photo from April 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-979

Hansen Ford

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1006

Children’s Drawings from United Day Nursery

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, Box 8, Folder 7

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-386

Lincoln Drive, Grand Forks; April 18, 1998

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-206

Downtown Grand Forks, N. 3rd St., Debris from Roller Office Supply; October 5, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-69

United Day Nursery, Spectrum Classroom, United Lutheran Church; July 6, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-10

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-389

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Red River Looking South (East Grand Forks on left; Grand Forks on right)

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-384

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-390

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-383

\“ How High’s the Water Mama?\”, 100 block of DeMers, Grand Forks (north side of street); October 5, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-84

Downtown Grand Forks, N. 3rd St., From Alley between 3rd and 4th St. looking towards Dakotah building; July 6, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-67

UND, Chester Fritz Auditorium

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-995

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-387

\“Broken Promises, Shattered Dreams\” Lincoln Drive, Grand Forks; April 18, 1998

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-209

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view Grand Forks/East Grand Forks during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-395

I-29 at Harwood, ND

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1103

Sunbeam Park

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-987

Grand Forks Downtown, New Herald Building

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-891

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-409

Post Grand Forks Flood, Personal Office

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-455

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Looking N on S Washington

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-405

Operator calls out to a family member to to clarify what to do if there is a flood evacuation on Lincoln Drive and also advises her on how to turn off the electricity.

https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/14; Abstract by Samantha Criswell; quality assurance by Curt Hanson.

Downtown Grand Forks, 4th and DeMers, North 4th St. and 1st National Bank; July 6, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-41

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-375

14th at Washington

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1106

Downtown Grand Forks, 4th and DeMers, Basement of building at 4th and DeMers SE corner – was a jewelry store; October 5, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-57

House burned during flood – River Rd. at 12th East Grand Forks

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1140

Carpet Garage Mill Outlet

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1003

H.E. Everson Co.

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1008

Unknown Park

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-999

Hwy Dept. Offices

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-603

River Rd. dike, East Grand Forks - street light laying on the road is on

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1139

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Looking N. on S. Washington

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-486

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-385

Post-Flood Recovery, 1st Presbyterian Church

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1049

Basement on Cherry St. (after the Flood); October 6, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-111

Dispatcher calls Fire Department requesting Barricades for 27th Avenue North to Highway 81 due to submersion.

https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/742; Abstract by Nathan Guillemette; quality assurance by Daniel Sauerwein.

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view Grand Forks/East Grand Forks during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-393

Sandbag Central

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-345

Basement of Thrift Store, Still had water and mud in it; July 9, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-100

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-488

Children’s Drawings from United Day Nursery

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, Box 8, Folder 7

81 N. at English Coulee looking towards GF

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1112

Caller is angry at residents of the Burke Addition, who he claims will not allow people access through there, despite being the only access point to residences to the northeast of the Grand Forks Country Club.

https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/939; Abstract by Matthew Nelson; quality assurance by Daniel Sauerwein.

Operator calling out. The operator reports that the Lincoln Park dike is not likely to hold. The river has started overrunning the dike in the Belmont Court area. A second call is from a caller who is unsure about the evacuation.

https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/1029

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-368

On Belmont toward Lincoln, golf course

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-996

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation, Aerial view Grand Forks/East Grand Forks during flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-391

4th St. looking N at US 2

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1132

Post Grand Forks Flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-418

Unknown Park

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1000

Post-Flood Recovery, 1st Presbyterian Church

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1020

Children’s Drawings from United Day Nursery

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, Box 8, Folder 7

Lincoln and Maple(?), Day of the flood in Lincoln Park…water rushing over street-scary

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-997

Near Harwood, ND

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1101

A resident on Olson Drive calling to report water flooding her street.

https://library.und.edu/digital/flood-calls/1425; Abstract by Matthew Nelson; quality assurance by Matthew Nelson.

Hwy Dept. Offices

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351 602

N end of East Grand Forks

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1144

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-398

S. 15th St.

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1105

1997 Flood

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1337

Grand Forks Mission, Volunteers (from Bucks County, PA and Cridersville, OH) sorting clothes in Mission Thrift Store; July 8, 1997

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-97

Downtown Grand Forks

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-1358

Grand Forks Flood Evacuation

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, 1997 Red River Flood Collection, OGL #1351-365