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Subject: Update on South Florida

Update on South Florida

From: Erich Kesse <erikess>
Date: Monday, August 31, 1992
  SEFLIN (Southeast Florida Library Network) has stepped out of the
  shadows of downed communications and is reporting on library needs in
  South Florida. St. Thomas University Library just regained power
  today.  University of Miami Library sustained damage to its roof and
  ocean view windows.  Libraries to the north of Miami have apparently
  regained electricity and sustained little damage.  Miami/Dade Public
  Library's large Kendal (i.e., Coral Gables) branch is being occupied
  by the military ... no word on the books!  The UF Institute of Food
  and Agricultural Science Library at Homestead appears not to be a
  concern at present ... the Institute is trying to establish habitable
  quarters for staff; recovery will follow.  A few commercial recovery
  vendors have reported difficulty getting into South Florida;
  apparently security is tight.  SEFLIN is reporting to the Florida
  State Library; we expect requests for assistance and damage reports to

                  Conservation DistList Instance 6:18
                Distributed: Tuesday, September 1, 1992
                        Message Id: cdl-6-18-002
Received on Monday, 31 August, 1992

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