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Various Silent Clips of New Orleans Preparing for Hurricane Camille

WWL-TV Collection



Genre: News

Place Covered: Louisiana General, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 1969-05-17

Duration: 00:00:41

Subjects: Hurricane Camille, 1969 | Schiro, Victor Hugo "Vic," 1904- 1992 | Industrial Canal


Compilation of silent clips of New Orleans preparing for Hurricane Camille, including: a map of the disaster shelters; ships mooring in the Industrial Canal; Mayor Victor Schiro at a desk; people cutting wood to board up windows in the Quarter; trees blowing in the wind; evacuation traffic along streets and bridges; and waves crashing along ships.