Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

6-1981

Description

Monongahela, an approximation of a native word meaning “falling banks”, refers to the instability of the Monongahela Rivers banks. The river flows through Pennsylvania and West Virginia. This photograph shows the Monongahela River in Mograntown. Morgantown, the home of West Virginia University, is the largest town in North-Central West Virginia.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monongahela_River

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Monongahela RIver (W. Va and Pa.); Rivers--West Virginia; Cities and towns -- West Virginia -- Morgantown;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

West Virginia

City Name

Morgantown

Keywords

cityscape, waterfront, downtown, Monongahela River

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