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Books
Buffalo Creek: 8:05 a.m., February 26, 1972, by the Man High School Yearbook Staff (Man, WV: Man High School Yearbook Staff, 1972).
Buffalo Creek: Valley of Death, by Dennis Deitz and Carlene Mowery (South Charleston, WV: Mountain Memory Books, 1992).
The Buffalo Creek Disaster: The Story of the Survivors' Unprecedented Lawsuit, by Gerald M Stern (New York: Random House, 1976).
Death at Buffalo Creek: The 1972 West Virginia Flood Disaster, by Tom Nugent (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1973).
Everything in Its Path: Destruction of Community in the Buffalo Creek Flood, by Kai T. Erikson (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976).
Ken Hechler: Maverick Public Servant, by Charles H. Moffat (Charleston, WV: Mountain State Press, 1987), 236-238.
Prolonged Psychosocial Effects of Disaster: A Study of Buffalo Creek, by Goldine C. Gleser (New York: Academic Press, 1981).
West Virginia: A Bicentennial History, by John Alexander Williams (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1976), Chapter 7.
Articles
"The Pittston Mentality: Manslaughter on Buffalo Creek," by Thomas N. Bethell and Davitt McAteer, Washington Monthly (May 1972).
Documentary Videos
Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man, produced by Appalshop, Whitesburg, KY, 1975.
Buffalo Creek Revisited, produced by Appalshop, Whitesburg, KY, 1985.
West Virginia State Government Reports
The Buffalo Creek Flood and Disaster: Official Report from the Governor's Ad Hoc Commission of Inquiry, 1973.
The Disaster of Buffalo Creek, by First Lieut. Robert C. Withers (Charleston: West Virginia Adjutant General, 1972).
Disaster on Buffalo Creek, 1972: Report of the Citizens' Commission Investigation, by the Citizens' Commission to Investigate the Buffalo Creek Disaster, 1972.
U.S. Government Reports
Buffalo Creek (W. Va.) Disaster, 1972, Hearings, U.S. Senate (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1972), 2 volumes.
Buffalo Creek (W. Va.) Disaster, 1972, prepared for the U.S. Senate's Committee on Labor and Public Welfare (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1972).
Delayed Redevelopment was Reasonable after Flood Disaster in West Virginia, report of the Comptroller of the United States (Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 1976).
An Engineering Survey of Representative Coal Mine Refuse Piles as Related to Buffalo Creek, West Virginia, Disaster, prepared for the U.S. Senate's Committee on Labor and Public Welfare (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1972).
Flood Hazard Information: Buffalo Creek, Logan County, West Virginia, prepared by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington, WV, District, 1972.
Preliminary Analysis of the Coal Refuse Dam Failure at Saunders, West Virginia, February 26, 1972, by the Task Force to Study Coal Waste Hazards of the U.S. Department of the Interior, 1972.
West Virginia's Buffalo Creek Flood: A Study of the Hydrology and Engineering Geology, Geological Survey Circular 667 (Washington, DC: Geological Survey, 1972).
In Memoriam Table of Contents
West Virginia Archives and History