|June 09, 2018|
Colton Area Museum’s (CAM) Guest Speaker Program
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Event Location: Carnegie Library
Address: 380 N. La Cadena Dr, Colton, CA 92324
Description: On Saturday, June 9, at 2:30pm, the Colton Area Museum’s (CAM) guest speaker program will feature Suzie Earp, local historian and researcher with Water Resources Institute, California State University, San Bernardino. Suzie Earp earned a B.A. in History and is completing an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies at California State University, San Bernardino. Her talk, which will include background information about local demographics and a brief history of floods in San Bernardino, emphasizes the human and social side of natural disasters: experiences and consequences. Suzie Earp will share stories and images of the great 1938 flood in southern California. Earp has more than 150 pictures of the flood itself along with an extraordinary 1938 home movie. During the presentation, she will also show before and after shots of specific locations that were impacted by the flood, including Mill and E in San Bernardino and the Southern Pacific Yards in Colton.
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