Hurricane Isaac made its landfall in Louisiana on the evening of August 28, 2012, as a Category 1 hurricane, continuing to batter the state for days. Isaac caused at least nine fatalities in the United States and at least thirty-four in Hispaniola.
Gov. Jindal Holds Unified Command Group, Updates On State Response to Isaac, Sept. 4, 2012.
Hurricane Isaac Power Outages Remain Across Louisiana, Huff Post Green, Sept. 4, 2012.
Our Schiro Reading Room has now resumed its normal schedule, as the fall semester gets underway.
We learned Wed., 9/5, that a long-time Howard-Tilton library colleague, Ann George, was among those who perished in the storm.
Captions: large old oak tree down across Gentilly Blvd. in New Orleans, Saturday 9/1; power discussion near Nashville and Prytania, in New Orleans, Monday evening, 9/3.
Post and photographs by Susanna Powers