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New Collection: 1937 Flood Scrapbook

In January and February 1937, record rainfall caused significant, record-breaking flooding in Ohio, as well as Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky, especially along the Ohio River. Overall, the flood left a million people homeless, causing $500 million in property damage. In … Continue reading

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1913 Flood Aftermath

Experiencing the actual flood portion of the¬†Great 1913 Flood¬†was a terrible ordeal in and of itself—the lack of access to supplies, food, and fresh drinking water; the cut-off in communications; the lack of heat due to broken utility lines and … Continue reading

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