NBC 10: Floods at Newport Historical Society damages thousands of historical photographs

January 10, 2024

NBC10 News

Flood waters reaching the Newport Historical Society caused severe damage on Wednesday.

Staff said about 8,000 photographs were covered in water.

The team was working to move and dry the materials to save what they can.

Staff also said treasured photographs and negatives were damaged.

They are asking their supporters for help.

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