Rescue and recovery after the Johnstown Flood of 1889

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black and white photo of men removing victim's body from debris

After the flood, survivors searched through the debris, looking for the bodies of the victims. Once the

bodies were located, they had to be moved to the make-shift morgues, where they were

identified and prepared for burial.