Weathering the Storm: The 1993 Mississippi Flood

How did Midwestern subscribers of MOTHER EARTH NEWS fare after the great 1993 Mississippi flood?



1993 Mississippi flood - street boating
Boats and rafts replace cars along many of the flooded streets of this river town in Iowa.
CHRIS STEWART/BLACK STAR
1993 Mississippi flood - community picnic
After the 1993 Mississippi flood, Merry Anne Burrier and the neighbors she grew up with assembled for a community picnic.
PHOTO: MICHAEL KREISER
1993 Mississippi flood - surveying damage
Merry Anne and family survey the damage of a neighbor's house who lives by the Des Moines River
MICHAEL KREISER

















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