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Two Photographs of 1937 Louisville Flood (Ohio River) (116144)

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Photographic Images - Antique Start Price:30.00 USD Estimated At:60.00 - 100.00 USD
Two Photographs of 1937 Louisville Flood (Ohio River)  (116144)
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Lot of 2 different. Identified on reverse. One is labelled "City Hall." The other shows people in a boat rowing down a main street. Pinholes, other wear. Each approx. 8 x 10" The Ohio River flood of 1937 took place in late January and February 1937. With damage stretching from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Illinois, 385 people died, one million people were left homeless and property losses reached $500 million ($8.723 billion when adjusted for inflation as of January 2019).

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: Kentucky
City/County: Louisville
Date: 1937