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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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 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; 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...
    • 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; Buildings; Houses; Religious facilities; Churches; Churches; St. Therese Lisieux Parish Church (Louisville, Ky.); Bridges
    • Rising creek waters with flooded houses and St. Therese Catholic Church in the background. The water approaches the base of a bridge. Two people standon the bridge while a car drives by. Labeled time is 3:35. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood...
    • Flood 1937 [residential].

    • Streets; Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Bridges; Men; Children
    • Rising creek with waters approaching the base of a bridge. A man and boy stand on the bridge with another man standing on the elevated street to the left. A freight train is to the right. Labeled time is 12:25. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood...
    • 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.
    • 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...

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