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  • Subject: Floods--Ohio River
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    • Oral history interview with Steward Pickett.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; Boy Scouts of America; Elderly poor; Floods--Ohio River; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; National Council of Senior Citizens; Senior House; Senior centers; Scouting (Youth activity); Urban elderly;...
    • Oral history interviews conducted with Mr. Steward Pickett on May 23, June 4, and June 25, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Mr. Pickett, a retired assistant Boy Scout executive and board member of Senior House, talks about his family, growing up on an...
    • City Hall (1937 Flood).

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Streets; Automobiles; Disaster relief; City & town halls; City Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Government facilities
    • Louisville, Kentucky's City Hall during the 1937 Flood, with floodwater, haphazardly parked cars, and a fire engine. City Hall was used as the center for all relief, rescue and rehabilitation efforts, as noted in Rick Bell's "The Great Flood of...
    • Broadway, East of Shelby.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Streets; Buildings; Street railroad tracks; Boats; Dogs
    • East Broadway in Louisville, Kentucky during the flood of 1884. A dog stands in road on dry ground, and people row canoes in background. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "View looking east on Broadway, flood of February 1884. Chas. D. Jacobs...
    • Luckert's Drugs, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Stores & shops; Drugstores; Flood damage; Men; Brick wall signs; Signs (Notices)
    • Luckert's Drugs in the aftermath of the 1937 flood: store window boarded up, door destroyed, and debris scattered along sidewalk. A man leans against the building beneath a ladder. Handwritten on back of print: "SE corner 10th & Market." Title...
    • West End houses, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Houses; Dwellings; Flood damage; People; Hoses
    • Flood-damaged houses on West End of Louisville, Kentucky had to have basements pumped before furnaces could be lit. People pose on porch of house in foreground. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Rescue by boat, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Boats; Women; Dogs; Automobile service stations
    • A woman, possibly Mrs. Helen Fischer (wife of photographer Walter Fischer of Fischer Photography), and a dog are rescued by three men with a boat in Louisville, Kentucky during the 1937 Flood of the Ohio River. A service station with Gulf sign is...
    • Rescue by boat, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Boats; Women; Dogs; Automobile service stations
    • Mrs. Helen Fischer, another woman, and a dog are rescued by two men with a boat Louisville, Kentucky during the 1937 Flood of the Ohio River. A service station with Gulf sign is visible in the background. Handwritten on back of print: "Mrs. Helen...
    • Rescue by boat, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Boats; Automobile service stations
    • Two rescue workers load goods onto boat from residence in Louisville, Kentucky, during the 1937 Flood of the Ohio River. A service station with Gulf sign is visible in the background. A note on the back of print P_00513 indicates that one of the...
    • Broadway flooded, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Streets; Buildings; Boats
    • Man makes his way in motorboat along flooded street, with Brown Theatre and YMCA building visible. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "Looking west on Broadway from Third street during the January 1937 flood." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Flooded riverfront, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Cities & towns; Rivers; Buildings; Bridges; Boats; Electric signs
    • View of downtown Louisville, Kentucky, with buildings submerged by floodwater. Neon sign on top of building reads: "The Gateway to the South Louisville Gas & Electric Co." Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "Louisville river front- looking...
    • Churchill Downs flooded, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Churchill Downs (Louisville, Ky. : Racetrack); Rowing
    • Two men row a raft through flooded street in front of Churchill Downs racetrack during 1937 Flood. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter, Collection / University [crossed out] of Louisville Trustees [crossed out] / During the...
    • Broadway looking east from Shelby, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Streets; Buildings; Utility poles
    • Flooded commercial street in downtown Louisville, Kentucky during the 1937 Ohio River flood. Buildings on either side of street as well as trees and utility poles are nearly submerged under water. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G....
    • LG&E's Hydroelectric Plant on Shippingport Island 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Hydroelectric power; Power plants; Industrial facilities; Public utility companies; Louisville Gas and Electric Company
    • Man wearing a coat and hat looks out to Louisville Gas & Electric's flooded Hydroelectric Plant on Shippingport Island in the Ohio River, during the 1937 Flood. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter, Collection; LG&E's Hydroelectric...
    • Fourth & Main Sts. 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Streets; Buildings; People; Boats
    • Bird's-eye view of 4th and Main Streets in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, during the 1937 Flood, showing the Ohio River flooding onto Fourth Street. A crowd of people gathers at the intersection to witness the flooding. Handwritten on bottom of...

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