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Name Floods, 1937
Archives Entries 5
Photograph Entries 4

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Barlow, Eddie -

Correspondence of the Barlow family of Georgetown, Kentucky, chiefly Dr. Edward Callistus Barlow, 1875-1958 and his wife, Lily, and their son James Edward "Eddie" Barlow, b. 1910

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Helm, John Blakey, 1889-1979 -

Letter from John Blakey Helm, Louisville, Kentucky, to his brother Harold Helm in New York City, describing the effects of the 1937 flood on Louisville and relief efforts.

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Travelstead, Chester -

Chiefly personal and professional correspondence, speeches, journal articles, reminiscences and news clippings of noted educator Chester Coleman Travelstead. Of particular interest are the materials related to his 1955 dismissal from the University of South Carolina owing to his stance on racial integration. Also includes correspondence and diaries of his mother Nelle (Gooch) Travelstead, long-time Western Kentucky University faculty member.

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Student Affairs (WKU) -

College Heights Herald, Vol. XIII, No. 8 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3766">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3766</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Alumni News Athletics Class & Club Exchanges Hardwood Highlights Personals Society This issue contains articles: Many Students Come to Start New Semester Pay, Robert. Student Visits Flood Area, Describes Scene Norris Vincent Wins Speech Halo Denhardt, Eleanor. Reporter Lists Number of "Firsts" in America National Education Association Programs Will Go on Air February 23rd Re

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Student Affairs (WKU) -

College Heights Herald, Vol. XIII, No. 9 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3765">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3765</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Alumni News Athletics Basketball Highlights Club Notes Exchanges Humor Personals Society Sports-Shorts This issue contains articles: Fine Programs Are Rendered in Chapel Here Kentucky Library, Museum Open Herald Reporter Finds Ours Not Only Flood Work Continues on '37 Talisman Atmosphere Tense as Thorobreds Invade Hill Faculty Plus Business Men Form Net Team Music Clu

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2009.14.32 -

School Children at Kyrock, Kentucky with: John & Stan Carmichael Walter Salley Garland James See photographs for individual names and identifications

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2010.2.93 -

Photographs of a submerged downtown Louisville during the 1937 Flood. In the images, there are signs for D. A. Moore Saddles, OK Storage, Ellingsworth Auto Electric Co., Normandy Restaurant, and Eagle Home Insulation.

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2010.201.59 -

Photograph of the First Church of the Nazarene in Louisville, KY. On the back of the photograph, is the note, "stayed in balcony of this church 2 weeks in January during the 1937 flood in Louisville. No windows in the church at this time."

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1977.51.181 -

Black and white photographs of the flood of 1937 in Bowling Green, KY; shown in the photographs are: Nashville Road area, Louisville Road area with the bridge nearly under water and the Bowling Green Municipal Water Treatment plant in the background, Boatlanding Road area, Mammoth Cave with the slave cave under water, one of the cottages at Mammoth Cave under water, people with "food for refugees" for those trapped in Mammoth Cave area, Woodburn Road under water and a flooded Lost River Cave.