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    • Jno. A. Mackay.

    • 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...
    • John Mackay.

    • John Mackay.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of performer John Mackay with a mustache, three-piece suit, and tie. John A. Mackay appeared at Macauley's Theatre in "Dreams, or Fun in a Photograph Gallery" on September 13, 1881, and in "Pop" on March 19-21, 1888,...
    • 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...
    • Family move.

    • 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.

    • 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...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 31-2.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 31-2.

    • Paint industry; Men; Boats; Missionaries; Seals (Insignia); Children; Carts & wagons; Animals; Indians of North America; Women; Military personnel; Uniforms; Soldiers; Hunting; Ladders; Public speaking; Carriages & coaches; Knights; Stores...

    • Woodcut prints of, from left to right starting at top left: "Wilson, Waters Co." banner over barrels reading "Snow White Zinc, White Lead, Linseed Oil, Putty, Double Boiled Linseed Oil," on platform reading "Wood's Chrome...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 17-1.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 17-1.

    • Soldiers; Uniforms; Military personnel; Campaigns & battles; Indians of North America; Missionaries; Discovery & exploration; Ships; Lifeboats; Horses; Men

    • Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: man kneeling before group of men, mostly in military uniforms, one empty-handed, one holding a flag, one a cross, and others bayonets; men with spears, and one with a sword and a shroud,...
    • The Point sewage pumping station.

    • The Point sewage pumping station.

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streams; Towers; Pumping stations; Construction; Maintenance & repair; Sewerage

    • Multiple views of flooding at the sewage pumping station construction site at the Point. Includes stacks of construction materials, small outbuildings, rows of sandbags, and rising waters from Beargrass Creek. Labeled: Ohio River Flood....
    • Flood 1937 [residential].

    • 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].

    • 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].

    • 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].

    • 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...
    • City Hall (1937 Flood).

    • 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...
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