UC Berkeley Bancroft Library 1

In February 1938, a series of storms over 10 days caused high winds and heavy rains, leading to a 100' section of Park Boulevard collapsing. The storms damaged roads and buildings, caused widespread flooding, and caused 20 deaths across the state. 2

UC Berkeley Bancroft Library 1Oakland Tribune 2

Links and References

  1. BANC PIC 2006.029 UC Berkeley Bancroft Library, San Francisco Examiner collection
  2. New Floods Sweep Valleys Oakland Tribune February 14, 1938 (p2)