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    • Rescue by boat, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • 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....
    • Churchill Downs flooded, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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...
    • Fourth & Main Sts. 1937.

    • 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...
    • Flood scene aerial view, 1937.

    • Flood scene aerial view, 1937.

    • Floods; Disasters; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Aerial photographs

    • Snow edges the roofs of homes, businesses and a church. Water covers the streets and encroaches on the buildings. The water reaches the porch of some homes and for others it is almost to the roofline. This image is likely from downtown or western...
    • Flood-damaged home, 1937.

    • Flood-damaged home, 1937.

    • Floods; Dwellings; Houses; Furniture; Flood damage; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville

    • The interior of an unidentified home is shown after the 1937 flood. A water line can be seen about five feet up the wall. A warped piano is lying on its back next to another large piece of furniture. At the top of the stairs, is a loveseat or coach...
    • Car submerged in flood, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Car submerged in flood, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods; Automobiles; Automobile service stations; Buildings; Transportation; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Flood damage

    • A car ruined by the 1937 flood sits outside the Bybee Bros. service station. The car is covered in mud, inside and out, as is shown by the open car door and the front tire is flat. A sign for Standard Oil products stands above the gas pumps.
    • Kalfus Gusling of Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Kalfus Gusling of Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Poets; Clubwomen

    • Portrait of Kalfus (Mrs. Charles B.) Gusling of Louisville, Kentucky. She is wearing her hair short and very curly. The photograph has a lot of discoloration and blemishes. Handwritten on back of image: Kalfus Kurtz Gusling, local poet, club woman....
    • Louisville and the record 1937 Flood with maps and elevations.

    • Louisville and the record 1937 Flood with maps and elevations.

    • Maps; Floods; Disasters; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville--1920--1940; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River

    • Map, printed in green in on white paper, of the area of Louisville, Kentucky, affected by the 1937 flooding of the Ohio River. Includes description of the flood, chart of elevations and depths of selected sites in Louisville, two photographs of...
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Street maintenance & repair

    • Sinkhole in the middle of a street lined by houses. Labeled time is 11:35. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is deteriorated.
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Sidewalks; Men; Children

    • Men and children stand on the street next to a broken sidewalk with scattered bricks. Labeled time is 11:55. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is...
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Stores & shops; Houses; Men; Boats; Bridges; Railroad bridges; Kentucky and Indiana Terminal Railroad Company

    • A man stands on a boat in the middle of a flooded street with a shop to the left and houses to the right. In the background is the K&I Railroad terminal bridge. Labeled time is 12:10. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937...
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