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  • Subject: Rescue work
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    • Flooding at First and Breckinridge Streets, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Streets; Roads; Automobiles; Disaster relief; Stores & shops; Boats; Grocery stores
    • Flooding at the intersection of First and Breckinridge Sts. in Louisville, Ky. In the foreground are two boats, with a man standing up inside the boat on the left. In the background are buildings including the Standard Oil Products on the left and...
    • Flooding at City Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Streets; Roads; Automobiles; Disaster relief; City & town halls; City Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Government facilities; Fire engines
    • A view of the aftermath of the 1937 flood at City Hall at Jefferson and 6th Streets. The City Hall building is to the right and sandbags are stacked along the sidewalk. A fire truck is parked by the building and a firefighter stands next to a hose...
    • Flooding at Fourth and Lee Streets, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Streets; Automobiles; Disaster relief; Fire engines; Boats; Rafts
    • Flooding at 4th and Lee Sts. in Louisville, Ky. A man stands next to a makeshift raft made out of barrels and a wooden plank. To the right is a fire truck being driven down the street. Houses line the street and a group of people are standing...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Pontoon bridge, Louisville Kentucky, 1937.

    • Pontoon bridges; Floods; Disasters; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Pedestrians; Boats
    • Crowd gathered on eastern end of six block pontoon bridge that stretched from 915 East Jefferson Street to Baxter and Barret Avenues during the 1937 Flood of the Ohio River. People in canoes and small motor boats navigate the flooded street while...
    • 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...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 8.

    • Animals; Children; Fear; Play (Recreation); Toys; Rescue work; Men; Women; Waterwheels; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Carts & wagons; Danger; Churches
    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. The images duplicate the earlier prints in this collection. Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: turkey approaching boy wielding stick (with hoop and hat on the...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-2.

    • Assyria--History; Kings; Queens; Men; Women; Animals; Rescue work; Asia--History; Textbooks; Daggers & swords; Lutes; Stringed instruments; People associated with religion; Children; Nomads; Harps; Persia; Turkey; Poland; Denmark
    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left (all images signed "Hartwell" unless otherwise noted): Sardanapalus (Assyrian king) seated on throne holding a goblet aloft, with men and women in attendance; scene in city square; Semiramis...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 12.

    • Animals; Money; Boston Tea Party, 1773; Demonstrations; Costumes; Children; Men; Women; Snow; Play (Recreation); Kites; Domestic life; Reading; Sewing; Monks; Rescue work; Windmills; Indians of North America
    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. With the exception of the dog dropping something in water, the images duplicate the earlier prints in this collection. Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: dog...

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