Skip to main content

Folder 9: Teton Dam, 1976-06-07 - 1977-11-07

 File — Box: 0238.08, Folder: 09

Scope and Contents

- Correspondence - To: Members of the House and Senate, Washington DC, Four-County Task Force on Tocks Island Dam Project, Northeastern PA A Economic Development Council News Media, From: Commissioner Nancy Shukaitis - Similarities between Tocks Island and Teton Dam - 6/17/76

- Enclosed: statement following the collapsed Teton Dam in Idaho (history of construction, geology investigation)

- News Article - The warnings Johnstown never got - The Philadelphia Inquirer - 7/25/77

- News Article - Johnstown braces for more rain - The Philadelphia Inquirer - 7/25/77

- News Article - Special Report: The Johnstown disaster - The Philadelphia Inquirer - 7/24/77

- News Article - Dam Collapses, 37 Die: Huge wall of water chokes campus, trailers; Corps of Engineers called dam 'hazardous' - The Morning Call - 11/7/77

- Correspondence - To: Nancy Shukaitis, From: Glenn Paulson - 6/28/76 - acknowledging receiving statement on Teton Dam

- Newsletter - Bill Schluter Congress - Schluter Opposes Tocks Dam Construction - 6/29/76

- Statement of Position on Tocks Island - William E. Schluter - 6/29/76

- News Article - Teton: A Warning for Tocks? - Easton Express - 6/14/76

- News Article - Letters to the editor: Building empires again - Pocono Record - 6/17/76

- News Articles Packet

- Editorials: The 'Experts' Erred - The Express - 6/8/76

- Did Seepage Weaken Dam

- News Article - 6 dead, 80 injured and 135 missing following dam's collapse in Idaho - The Morning Call - 6/7/76

- News Article - Mrs. Shukaitis: Tocks Geologically Risky - The Express - 7/26/76

- News Article Packet

- Teton break strains coffers of Red Cross - The Sunday Star-Ledger - 6/27/76

- Dam Collapse leaves wake of misery in Idaho - The Sunday Star-Ledger - 6/27/76

- News Article - 'Who needed Flood Insurance': Teton dam collapse leaves wake of misery (full article) - The Sunday Star-Ledger - 7/27/76

- News Article - The Tragedy of Teton Dam: Homeless adrift on a 'plain of misery' - The Sunday Star-Ledger

- News Article - Teton And Tocks - The Bethlehem Globe-Times - 6/26/76

- News Article - Tocks site prone to Teton Repeat - statements from Nancy Shukaitis - 6/13/76

- News Article - Idaho dam warnings ignored by agencies - The Morning Call / The Washington Star - 6/9/76

- News Article - Flood victims angry and anguished - The Morning Call / The Los Angeles Times - 6/8/76

- News Article - Damn the dams? - The Morning Call - 6/9/76

- News Article - New Dam Collapses; Warning Saves Lives - The Express - 6/7/76

- News Article - 7 dead, damage exceeds $500 million: Idaho flood waters lose impact - 6/8/76

- Correspondence - To: Nancy Shukaitis, From: Clifford P. Case - 7/16/76 - acknowledging receiving statement on Teton Dam

Dates

  • Other: Majority of material found within 1976-06-07 - 1977-11-07

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English

Access Restrictions

Access Restrictions: Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Extent

From the Collection: 66 Linear Feet (33 cartons)

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Lehigh University
Linderman Library
30 Library Drive
Bethlehem PA 18045 USA
610-758-4506
610-758-6091 (Fax)