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Catalog Number 2008.29.1
Title Footage of 1933 Hurricane Effects
Collection General Collection
Object Type DVD
Description/Scope & Content DVD-ROM containing digitized silent footage, filmed by Frank Benson, of 1933 Hurricane damage, flooding, and other effects. Film is divided into two segments: "'Along the Boulevard' Scenes from the Storm of Aug. 23, 1933" showing flooding, damage to trolley tracks, and other effects during the storm along Chesapeake Boulevard, (probably block between Manteo Ave. and Hampton Roads Ave., including homes at house numbers 3005, 3009, and 3011); and "'Buckroe' After the Storm", showing aftermath of damage to Buckroe area structures, including Bay Shore Hotel and nearby cottages (perhaps including Buckroe Beach Hotel and/or Bath House).
Extent of Description 1 DVD-ROM disc in green jewel case.
People Benson, Frank
Topics Hurricane of 1933
Place Names District09--Wythe
Site--Olde Wythe Historic District
Structure--Chesapeake Ave. #3005
Structure--Chesapeake Ave. #3009
Structure--Chesapeake Ave. #3011
Structure--Bay Shore Hotel
Structure--Buckroe Hotel
Structure--Buckroe Beach Bath House

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