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1997 flood materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1997_122-UA
Content Description Newsclippings and miscellaneous items relating to the flood of 1997 in the Louisville area, including a county map of recorded rainfall measurements.
Dates: 1997

C.H. Burkholder papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1989_087-UA
Scope and Contents These papers contain manuscript material relating to the 1937 flood in Louisville, as documented in newspapers, magazines and miscellaneous sources.
Dates: 1937

Charles Castner regional history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG_251-UA
Scope and Contents During the early 1960s, Charles Castner produced a public affairs series called "Kentucky Profiles" for WHAS radio. Later, Castner, a longtime railroad history enthusiast, worked as a public relations and information officer for the L & N Railroad Company, subsequently the Seaboard Systems Railroad.
Dates: 1889-1980; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

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

Flood broadcast

 Collection
Identifier: 2009_010-UA
Content Description Audiotape of broadcast made during the 1937 flood of the Ohio River. Portions were made under the call letters WFBR (Baltimore), WSM (Nashville) and WHAS (Louisville). The broadcast consists primarily of emergency communications, directing emergency crews and supplies to various locations during the 1937 flood.
Dates: 1937

Flood memories correspondence

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: 1987_036-UA
Content Description Letters to the neighborhoods editor of the Courier-Journal recounting the events of the 1937 Flood for a 50th anniversary commemorative piece. The letters are in alphabetical order by author. Most are hand-written. Respondents tell of the events they experienced during the flood.
Dates: 1987

Flood of 1937 memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 2004_116-UA
Content Description Consists of newspapers, booklets and maps relating to the 1937 flooding of the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1937

Flood of 1937 newsreel

 Collection — Reel: 1
Identifier: 2014_168-UA
Content Description 35mm newsreel of the 1937 flood in Louisville, Kentucky, as shown in movie theaters.
Dates: 1937

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.
Dates: 1937-1974

Ralph A. Loring papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1991_082-UA
Scope and Contents Loring's papers include published works, photographs, a resume, graduate material, and newspaper clippings. His study of the Zeeman Effect is documented. There is one file relating to his association with the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies. Also included are photographs documenting experiments and experimental results, and the Ohio River flood of 1937.
Dates: circa 1925-1933