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    • Family move.

    • Families; Horses; Carts & wagons; Rivers; Rocking chairs; Dolls; Furnishings; Floods
    • A family and their possessions are crowded into an open horse-drawn wagon that sits a few yards from the Ohio River. They were apparently forced out of their home by rising flood waters (see images ULPA 1982.01.709.p, ULPA 1982.01.710.p, and ULPA...
    • Flood damage at Adams Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Disaster relief; Men
    • A group of adult and teenage men are cleaning up damage from the 1937 flood along Adams St. in Louisville, Ky. A partially fallen building is on the right side of the image and large amounts of debris and trash are on the ground. In the distance...
    • Flooding at Central Station, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Streets; Roads; Disaster relief; Railroad stations
    • A view of flooding at 7th and Main Sts. in Louisville, Ky. In the center of the image is the Central Station, a multi story building with a tower and "Central Station" sign protruding from the tower. Flood waters and debris are throughout the...
    • On the bluff.

    • Women; Beaches; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts
    • A young woman sits on a small hill looking out at the waters of Lake Michigan. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "On the Bluff". Inscribed on first and second pages of album: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and "To...
    • Flooded church, Louisville, Kentucky, 1939.

    • Churches; Religious facilities; Floods; Dwellings; Houses; Buildings; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville
    • Address: 3511 Rudd Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky. The church in this flood scene is likely the Church of our Lady on Rudd Avenue. There are homes on either side of the street and the flood waters have covered most of the first story of the buildings.
    • Alkalaris bottle, 1926.

    • Beverages; Beverage industry; Bottles
    • Alkalaris bottle, label reads: Alkalaris, a natural alkaline water lithiated. "It's carbonated" Directions: To alkalinize the system, drink exclusive of all other waters, especially a bottle before breakfast and one with each meal. Can be drunk as...
    • Eastern Parkway & Beargrass Creek.

    • Streams; Streets; Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Bridges; Stone bridges; People
    • Beargrass Creek at Eastern Parkway. A crowd of people stand on a stone bridge at Eastern Parkway overlooking Beargrass Creek with its rising waters. The water almost reaches the top of the bridge's opening.
    • Flood 1937 [residential].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Bridges; Buildings; Houses
    • Bridge or ramp set above rising waters with partially flooded buildings and flooded waters and houses to the right. Labeled time is 9:30. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky....
    • Flood 1937 [residential].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Bridges; Buildings
    • Bridge or ramp set above rising waters with partially flooded buildings in the background. Labeled time is 9:50. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is...
    • Flood 1937 [residential].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Bridges; Buildings; Houses; Industrial facilities
    • Bridge or ramp set above rising waters with partially flooded buildings, including the Stimpson Computing Company, in the background. Labeled time is 9:40. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of...
    • Cloyd Hotel, Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.

    • Hotels; Covered walks; Lawns; Trees; Cloyd Hotel (Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.)
    • Cloyd Hotel in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee. The two-story red brick building has a portico. It has a lawn, in the foreground, and there are many trees near the building. Text printed on verso reads, "Here at an elevation of 1400 feet, one can...
    • 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...

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