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.
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 Award to the Telephone Employees of Ohio River Valley in Kentucky
Inter-Plant Bugle (Standard Sanitary Mfg. Co.), February1938
Souvenir, Louisville’s Greatest Flood, Jeffersonville and New Albany, Indiana
Clipping: “Flood Gazette”
Clippings from Record, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Louisville, April 11, 1974
Light – Heat – Power (Louisville Gas & Electric Co.), May 1974
Hammer family flood and tornado memorabilia, 2007_099-UA, Box: 1. University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections.
Hammer family flood and tornado memorabilia, 2007_099-UA, Box: 1. University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections. https://archivescatalog.library.louisville.edu/repositories/2/resources/796 Accessed May 18, 2021.