Collection Facts

Extent: 
177 items
Dates of Original: 
2011
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Hurricane Irene was a large and destructive tropical cyclone, which affected much of the Caribbean and East Coast of the United States during late August 2011. Irene is ranked as the seventh-costliest hurricane in United States history.

Scope of Collection

The collection consists of over 150 color photographs documenting the course of Hurrican Irene around the town of Brookhaven, NY.