[Library shelves buckled into to V-shape] [slide].

[Library shelves buckled into to V-shape] [slide].

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[Corning, N.Y. : Corning Museum of Glass, 1972]
1 slide : b&w
Other Authors: 
Corning Museum of Glass.
Format of Material: 
Slides & Transparencies
Bib ID: 
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Call Number: 
Flood 1972 : Books : Damage BIB 125697
Variant Title: 
Caption title in The Corning Flood: Museum Under Water : "Shelves expanded to V-shape."
Master slide.
When the Rakow Library was flooded on June 23, 1972, the books absorbed water and expanded. The shelves buckled and some of the books fell to the floor.
Image orientation: portrait.
Digitized from a slide by Boston Photo Imaging; The Corning Museum of Glass; 2011.
Slide is the property of the Rakow Library.
Image displayed in the exhibition titled "The Flood of '72: Community, Collections and Conservation", held at the Rakow Research Library, May 24, 2012-January 3, 2014.
Slide condition: Good.
Copies in drawer: 1
Images of 1972 flood
Flood 1972 : Books : Damage
Object/Material Note: 
Published in The Corning Flood: Museum Under Water, 28535 p. 22 (fig.22).