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Hammer family flood and tornado memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2007_099-UA
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 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”


Folder 2:
Clippings from Record, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Louisville, April 11, 1974
Light – Heat – Power (Louisville Gas & Electric Co.), May 1974

Dates

  • 1937-1974

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box)

Creator

Title
Hammer Family Flood and Tornado Memorabilia
Status
Completed
Date
2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752
502 852-6673 (Fax)