A number of Mission residents gather at Carrington House to remember the 1948 Flood in Mission. They describe neighbourhoods that were flooded, how the community came to the aid of families in need, and the necessity of evacuation for some families. They recount what they saw and heard, and how this affected them, as well as the changes they experienced after the flood. They reflect on how Mission changed after the flood.

Title: Mission History – The Flood of ’48
Box: K
File: 5
Topic: The 60th Anniversary of the Flood of 1948
Interviewer: Susan Mathieson
Interviee(s): Various participants at Carrington House
Date: May 28, 2008
Scope: 1 audio tape
Length: N/A
Summary:  

A number of Mission residents gather at Carrington House to remember the 1948 Flood in Mission. They describe neighbourhoods that were flooded, how the community came to the aid of families in need, and the necessity of evacuation for some families. They recount what they saw and heard, and how this affected them, as well as the changes they experienced after the flood. They reflect on how Mission changed after the flood.