The Massive LA Disaster You’ve Never Heard Of

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Mortician: Caitlin Doughty
Producer & Writer: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1)
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Additional Research: Remy Servis

This video was greatly informed by the book "Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles" by Jon Wilkman. Thank you Mr. Wilkman for your exhaustive research and insightful storytelling.

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***SELECTED SOURCES***

Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles
Wilkman, Jon. Bloomsbury Press, 2016. New York.

"Destruction of a Dam (1928) St. Francis Dam"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJ__yE4IoYg&feature=youtu.be&t=124

"The 1928 St. Francis Dam Failure and Its Impact on American Civil Engineering"
http://web.mst.edu/~rogersda/st_francis_dam/St-Francis-Dam-for-ASCE-Press.pdf

"The Flood: St. Francis Dam Disaster, William Mulholland, and the Casualties of L.A. Imperialism"
https://www.kcet.org/history-society/the-flood-st-francis-dam-disaster-william-mulholland-and-the-casualties-of-la

San Francisquito Canyon and the St. Francis Dam
http://saintfrancisdam.com/

"St. Francis Dam" — American Scientist
https://www.americanscientist.org/sites/americanscientist.org/files/200583124443_306.pdf

"On Occasions Like This, I Envy the Dead: The St. Francis Dam Disaster"
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/occasions-i-envy-dead-st-francis-dam-disaster-180954543/

"Memorialization and Memory of Southern California’s St. Francis Dam Disaster of 1928 (master’s thesis)"
https://www.academia.edu/11242671/Memorialization_and_Memory_of_Southern_Californias_St_Francis_Dam_Disaster_of_1928_masters_thesis_