Due to insufficient water treatment, over 100,000 residents were potentially exposed to high levels of lead in the drinking water.A federal state of emergency was declared in January 2016 and Flint residents were instructed to use only bottled or filtered water for drinking, cooking, cleaning, and bathing.Commissioned ensign in 2nd Regiment of Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 5th Division of Massachusetts Militia.1825, June 9. Purchased land in Gaines Township as hisexperimental farm, "Grassmoor."1860. Served as governor of Michigan as a Republican.1869, July 23. Moved to nearby New Bedford; worked as surveyor.1834-1836. Served as Town Clerk and Treasurer and Collector of Taxes of New Bedford; identified with Whig Party.1836. Traveled to Ohio where he purchased land.1850-1855. Elected to seat in Massachusetts House of Representatives.1857, January 22. One of the founders of the Genesee County Savings Bank of Flint.1873-1923. Chairman, Republican Massachusetts State Convention.1881. Daguerreotypist in Port Huron, Michigan.early 1850s. Attended University of Michigan, graduating with M. Established medical practice in Flint, Michigan.1861-1863. Surgeon and major, 10th Michigan Infantry, then 8th Michigan Infantry.1865, May 18.
The Flint water crisis is an ongoing drinking water contamination issue in Flint, Michigan, United States, that started in April 2014 when Flint changed its water source from treated Detroit Water and Sewerage Department water (sourced from Lake Huron and the Detroit River) to the Flint River.
Several lawsuits have been filed against government officials on the issue, and several investigations have been opened.
Name of the collection: HENRY HOWLAND CRAPO FAMILY PAPERSInclusive years: 1851-1994Quantity: 2 linear ft. Traveled to Michigan, purchased agricultural land, which he offered for sale in smaller parcels.1855. Married Sarah Davis Tappan, daughter of a New Bedford merchant.1860. Director, Mechanics National Bank of New Bedford.1868-1903. Director, then President, of Potomska Mills.1875-1883.
Harold Coburn (left), of Swartz Creek, Michigan, pulled up in a white van as the flames ravaged his house and screamed: 'Where is my family?
' He cried in the arms of his brother-in-law Brian Pavlica (right) after learning that his nine-year-old son, Harold 'Trey' Coburn Jr, had died in the fire'He was a good kid," Coburn told M Live about his son.
and ca.390 photographs Acquisition: This collection was donated to the Genesee Historical Collections Center between 19 by donors no. Access: There are no restrictions on access to this collection. Born in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, son of Jesse and Phebe (Howland) Crapo.1821-1831. Co-purchaser of pine lands in Michigan with James Arnold and Oliver Prescott.1858.
Photographs: Photographs are kept separately from the papers in the collection. Teacher in district schools of Dartmouth and Westport, Massachusetts, and Tiverton, Rhode Island.1824, July 23. Moved with his family to Flint in order to oversee his investments and lumber production. Established the Flint and Holly Railroad Company.1864-1868. Born at Dartmouth, Massachusetts, son of Henry Howland and Mary Ann (Slocum) Crapo.1845-1848.
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Graduate student Anurag Mantha is responsible for calling the residents of Flint and informing them about the lead levels in the samples they sent in.“The two options I give them if they have consistent amounts of lead are to use bottled water or buy a filter,” Mantha said.
“And people can’t afford to do all that on top of the bills the city is sending them for the bad water.”Graduate student Christina Devine has been doing corrosion experiments and has found that Flint water has 12 times more iron in it than Detroit Water.