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Mrs. A.R. Love letter about flood of 1937

 Collection — Box: Small collections box 4
Identifier: 2019_014
Content Description

A letter from Mrs. A.R. Love (signed "Love") to Joy C. Porter of Baltimore, Maryland, detailing Love's experiences in during the Great Flood of 1937 in Louisville.

Dates: February 20, 1937

Ohio River flood scrapbook

Identifier: 2000_047-UA
Content Description

The scrapbook contains clippings documenting the flooding of the Ohio River at Louisville in 1937. It contains the inscription "From Ernest Harris to Caroline Permabaker."

Dates: 1937

Postcards of flood and Camp Knox

Identifier: 1992_036-UA
Content Description

Postcards (many by Caufield and Shook) depicting 1937 Louisville flood and a Thanksgiving dinner program for Battery D, 68th Field Artillery, Nov. 28, 1918, at Camp Knox (now Fort Knox) Kentucky.

Dates: 1918-1937

Tom Schulze papers

 Collection — Item: 1
Identifier: 1988_032-UA
Content Description

This collection consists of a scrapbook of the 1937 flood in Louisville, Ky. The clippings include almost entire copies of twelve flood edition issues published by Louisville papers and printed out of town.

Dates: 1937

Patsie E. Sloan papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2000_077-UA
Content Description

The Patsie E. Sloan papers document her police service and her role as a PTA leader. They also include a report on the 1937 Ohio River flood and her 1937 student paper, "A Study of the Louisville Division of Police." A small portion of the collection relates to Sloan's son, John Steward Sloan, and her other children.

Dates: 1922-1947

Eva Sesmer and Herbert Mitchell Snyder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1980_009-UA
Scope and Contents This collection is foremost a reflection of the numerous interests of Eva Semser Snyder. There is a body of letters, with a few photographs interspersed, from Allied soldiers that she met during World War I. A few items illustrate her work as a Public Health Nurse during the 1937 Flood. For the World War II era and following, there are commendations, citations, and numerous job applications, usually for positions utilizing her skill in Russian. Newspaper clippings, with related...
Dates: 1907-1979

William A. and Fannie Spindle ledger book

Identifier: 2012_083-UA
Content Description A ledger book divided into three sections: 1991-1912; 1942-1947; and 1937-1950. The earliest portion of the volume consists of the minutes, 1911-1912, of the Parkland Improvement Club maintained by lawyer William A. Spindle. The center section of the volume served as a general ledger recording the monthly personal expenses and the income and expenses, 1942-1947, associated with rental property presumably owned by Spindle's widow, Fannie. The last section provides a detailed accounting of...
Dates: 1911-1950

William Weber flood scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2011_058-UA
Content Description

Scrapbook from the 1937 Ohio Valley flood, including clippings from Louisville and Chicago newspapers as well as official flood documents. The collection also includes loose newspaper clippings of the 50th anniversary flood commemoration as well as other newspaper issues circa 1940.

Dates: 1937-1987

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