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Hurricane Evacuation Route Road Sign

Hurricane Evacuation Route Road Sign

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As Hurricane Katrina approached in August 2005, over 80 percent of the residents of New Orleans fled the city during the mandatory evacuation. Thousands of residents, however, could not or would not leave.
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Object Name
Associated Date
New Orleans Department of Public Works
Place Made
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
United States: Louisiana
place used
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
Physical Description
aluminum (overall material)
overall: 1/16 in x 36 in;.15875 cm x 91.44 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Hurricane Katrina
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