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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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Fourth Street flooding, Louisville, Kentucky, 1924.

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Buildings; Boats; City & town life; Streets; Transportation
    • Flood waters from the Ohio River creep under a railroad trestle and up Fourth Street in Louisville, Kentucky. Shallow boats are parked along the curb of a brick paved street at the edge of the water. On the right side of the street is a sign for...
    • Jno. A. Mackay.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer John A. Mackay standing in front of an outdoor backdrop, wearing a tilted top hat with polka-dot band; polka-dot robe; and shoes that turn up at the toes. John A. Mackay appeared at Macauley's Theatre in...

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