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Flood and tornado news clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 1992_021-UA
Content Description Pictorial accounts of Louisville's 1937 flood and 1974 tornado from the Courier-Journal.
Dates: 1937, 1974

Hammer family flood and tornado memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2007_099-UA
Content Description Two folders of material relating primarily to the Flood of 1937 and the tornadoes that swept through the region in April 1974. Includes letters and a "newsletter" from the "Life Savers Hotel," apparently created by young people during the flood.Folder 1: Letters to George from Christena and Bill (February 1937) Louisville Flood – 1937 – Report from Life Savers Hotel Southern Telephone News, March 1937 Presentation of the Theodore N. Vail...
Dates: 1937-1974

Kentucky stereograph cards composite collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2019_184
Scope and Contents Composite collection of 37 Kentucky-related stereograph photographs acquired from multiple sources grouped together for ease of use and access. Includes views of Mammoth Cave, the Southern Exposition, and destruction from the Louisville tornado of 1890.An early form of 3D photograph, stereographs, also called stereoviews, were produced from the mid-1850s to after the first World War. Stereographs are made of two nearly identical images shot with a camera with two lenses...
Dates: 1870s-1890s